Accounting Specialist I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512935-592577
    • Job Location: Meridian, ID
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 26, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: October 23, 2017
    • Salary Type:: Hourly
    • Rate:: $13.60
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Job Description:

The Accounting Specialist I is responsible for managing small group’s accounting functions such as paying Carrier fees, invoicing, tracking client expenses, recording CFUND journal entries, performing check research, account reconciliation, processing deposits, auditing monthly credit adjustments and various reporting. Will provide a high level of customer service to Clients, Brokers, Vendors and internal team, as well as performing various Accounting duties as assigned and in support of the department.

Key Result Areas


  • Manage assigned group’s accounting functions, by monitoring plan expenses, paying their Carrier fees and other plan expenses as well as providing accurate financial reporting and customer service to Clients.

  • Co-Share processing of Client’s deposits in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring money is deposited into appropriate bank accounts. Review bank exceptions from Positive Pay and determine validity of checks to pay or not pay.

  • Oversee the Unclaimed Property process, thoroughly researching status of checks and reporting accurately to Client as well as coordinate with Claims dept any reissuing of checks.

  • Record manual checks accurately and timely in CFUND for all client’s non claim expenses.

  • Responsible for issuing Split Checks as required to accurately distribute refund money to appropriate Client and/or Provider.

  • Research checks and fees applicable to the client’s account, checking for status, accuracy and determining if adjustments are needed.

  • Research and resolve Call Tracking inquiries with Banks, Clients and internal teams, to resolve discrepancies and determine course of action. Coordinate with Claims depot to reissue checks when needed.

  • Assist Supervisor in various tasks as assigned to support the accounting administration at all levels.

  • Completing special projects as assigned and provide back up to other team functions as necessary.

Experience and Skills:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years experience applied accounting and banking administration

  • Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • TPA experience preferred

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail

  • High aptitude for accuracy with proven results

  • Leadership and customer service qualities; exemplify strong initiative and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction/supervision

  • Show flexibility as a team player and ability to multi-task

    Proven reliability, dependability, punctuality and flexibility

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively perform the Essential Key Result Areas with or without a reasonable accommodation without posing a direct safety threat to others or self

  • Protect and enhance the Core Purpose and the Core Values of the AmeriBen/IEC Group