Accounting Specialist I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512935-719906
    • Job Location: Meridian, ID
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: February 3, 2020
    • Salary Type:: Hourly
    • Rate:: $15.99
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Job Description:

  1. Job Summary

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. This position provides a high level of customer service to Clients, Brokers, Vendors and the internal team, as well as performing various accounting duties as assigned and in support of the department.

Key Result Areas

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

  • Oversees the Unclaimed Property process, thoroughly researches status of checks and accurately reports to Client as well as coordinating with Claims dept any reissuing of checks.

  • Records 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.

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

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

  • Assists Supervisor and Team Lead in various tasks as assigned to support the accounting administration at all levels.

  • Completes special projects as assigned and provides back up to other team functions as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in 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 and dependability.
  • Types 45 wpm, 10-key and computer knowledge.

  • Able to demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • Excellent customer service attitude and professionalism.

  • Demonstrate Accuracy, Customer Service, Timely Turn-Around (ACT).

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

  • Ability to work efficiently, perform multi-tasking, prioritize tasks, and meet tight deadlines.

  • Possess a high degree of integrity and discretion, as well as the ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices.

  • Ensure compliance with security practices and procedures, including HIPAA and HITRUST standards.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively perform the 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 AmeriBen.

AmeriBen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an environment of diversity and inclusion for equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran or military status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local law.

If you are unable to use our online application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at humanresources@ameriben.com.