• Billing and Collections Clerk

    Requisition ID
    2018-3336
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Location
    US-NY-Garden City
  • Overview

    The Billing and Collections Clerk is responsible for all company billing and ensures timely receipt of payment. .

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

    • Prepares and maintains systematic, accurate, and timely processing of all invoices and monthly billing reports.
    • Ensures all invoicing is billed daily and in accordance with company practices and client contract agreements. Performs any follow-up on provider bills not received in a timely manner to decrease invoicing delays.
    • Contacts clients to resolve any invoice problems or discrepancies and if necessary, makes additional contact with clients for the collection of outstanding invoices.
    • Researches and responds to inquiries from clients regarding payment issues, and invoice inquiries.
    • Maintains files on all pertinent billing and accounting information.
    • When necessary, reports any unresolved disputes with customers to the Accounting Manager for resolution.
    • Prepare and provide various information as requested for audit.
    • Ensures the confidentiality and security of all financial files.
    • Performs a variety of clerical duties including, but not limited to, answering telephone inquiries, taking messages, filing, scanning and photocopying.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of 2 years on the job experience in accounts receivable and/or collections required.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, decimals, fractions, hours & minutes, and possess the ability to compute rates and percentages.
    • Must be knowledgeable in multiple software programs, including, but not limited to, Great Plains, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and the Internet.

    • Ability to follow instructions and respond to managements’ directions accurately.
    • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and monitors own work to ensure quality is met.
    • Must demonstrate exceptional communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions where clarification is needed.
    • Must be able to work independently, prioritize work activities and use time efficiently.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
    • Must be able to stay focused and concentrate under normal or heavy distractions.
    • Must be able to work well under pressure and or strict deadlines.
    • Must be able to demonstrate and promote a positive team -oriented environment.
    • Must possess the ability to manage change, delays, or unexpected events appropriately.
    • Demonstrates reliability and abides by the company attendance policy.
    • Must maintain a professional and clean appearance at all times consistent with company standards.

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