Accountant

WHAT YOU GET:

CAQH recognizes that its most important asset is its growing team of smart, creative, collaborative, forward-thinking and passionate professionals – and that a comprehensive employee benefits package is an important factor for them in choosing where to work. CAQH offers competitive compensation along with an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, tuition assistance and a 401k. We offer full-time remote work to all staff from any location and maintain a physical office (with many amenities) in downtown Washington, D.C. 

Who we are:

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Modern Healthcare for five consecutive years, CAQH has helped nearly 1,000 health plans, 1.6 million providers, government entities and vendors connect, exchange information and operate more efficiently. CAQH technology-enabled solutions and its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) bring the healthcare industry together to make sharing business information more automated, predictable and consistent. CAQH Explorations researches opportunities to reduce the burden of manual processes in healthcare administration.

Position

Accountant

Department
Finance and Administration
Reports To

Accounting Manager

This position is responsible for assisting with the majority of the CAQH revenue and accounts receivable processes. The Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager in the Finance and Administration department. This is a full-time, non-exempt, remote position.

Specific Responsibilities

On a daily/monthly basis, performs the following duties:  

  • Manage collection activities and escalations as outlined in CAQH Collections and Bad Debt procedures.
  • Post and reconcile daily cash receipts to appropriate customer accounts (checks to CAQH, lockbox, and ACH payments).  Helps to identify and resolve discrepancies.
  • Reviews new customer setup activities to insure they are established with the correct fee and sales tax schedules, if applicable.
  • Assist with ensuring that customers are properly classified for sales tax purposes and that documents required to substantiate tax-exempt status are properly maintained by CAQH.
  • Analyze the pre-billing reports from our billing vendors or the consolidated billing database and provide feedback for any corrections or edits that need to be made.
  • Assists in the monthly collection meeting with the Director of Finance and Account Management by providing the status of receivables in arrears and suggesting an appropriate course of action (e.g. write off receivable, transition to Account Management, etc.)
  • Assists with other monthly closing tasks and participate in cross-training exercises to maintain appropriate segregation of duties and emergency coverage for all finance functions.
  • Assist with billing and financial management support for new services offered by CAQH, including interfacing with the vendor.
  • Assist with the monthly customer billing process to ensure accurate accounting of items billed for various CAQH products.
  • Supports the external auditors by preparing any sales and/or collection documentation as required and answering any questions that may arise from such documentation.
  • Creates and updates process and procedure manuals as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as needed.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Must be able to provide excellent and timely customer service.
  • Must be detail-oriented with an aptitude for mathematics.
  • Must be a team player who can work cooperatively with a wide variety of internal and    external resources.
  • Needs to be accurate, timely and responsive.
  • Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness for problem-solving.
  • Must work well independently and without ongoing supervision.
  • Must have excellent verbal skills and phone demeanor.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience
  • Must be able to provide excellent and timely customer service.
  • Must be detail-oriented with an aptitude for mathematics.
  • Must be a team player who can work cooperatively with a wide variety of internal and    external resources.
  • Needs to be accurate, timely and responsive.
  • Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness for problem-solving.
  • Must work well independently and without ongoing supervision.
  • Must have excellent verbal skills and phone demeanor.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Education
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in accounting preferred.
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Employment Type
FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization
CAQH