Collections Representative

  • location: Westbury, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $15.50 per hour
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Collections Representative

job summary:
The purpose of this position is to provide support for accounting and/or finance staff as needed. Duties may include data entry, report generation and distribution, and special projects as assigned. Position may also work with accounts payable/receivables. Tasks included may be compiling, classifying, recording, verifying and maintaining data and payments to accounts payable and receivable records. Qualifications include the ability to perform the tasks as described a high school diploma or equivalent. Associate?s degree from a two-year college or technical school with courses in accounting, finance or business highly desirable. Computer proficiency with experience in Excel and Word required. Excellent written/verbal communication and phone skills.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares, posts and reviews work batches to ensure accuracy of accounts.

2. Reviews daily work list and reports for action or payment.

3. Makes determinations on account status based on aging and amount.

4. Investigates duplicate payments and takes appropriate action.

5. Handles government and commercial insurance error claims for action. Uses appropriate software to follow claim activity.

6. Performs various billing, collection and third party reimbursement functions.

7. Reviews patient files for archive criteria in preparation for microfiche and CD Rom applications.

8. Evaluates, determines and makes recommendations for best practice methods of handling accounts receivable situations.

9. Attends to telephone inquiries, audits and mail as they apply to accounts receivable.

10. Performs related duties, as required.

 
location: Westbury, New York
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: High School
experience: 1 Years
 
responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to provide support for accounting and/or finance staff as needed. Duties may include data entry, report generation and distribution, and special projects as assigned. Position may also work with accounts payable/receivables. Tasks included may be compiling, classifying, recording, verifying and maintaining data and payments to accounts payable and receivable records. Qualifications include the ability to perform the tasks as described a high school diploma or equivalent. Associate?s degree from a two-year college or technical school with courses in accounting, finance or business highly desirable. Computer proficiency with experience in Excel and Word required. Excellent written/verbal communication and phone skills.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares, posts and reviews work batches to ensure accuracy of accounts.

2. Reviews daily work list and reports for action or payment.

3. Makes determinations on account status based on aging and amount.

4. Investigates duplicate payments and takes appropriate action.

5. Handles government and commercial insurance error claims for action. Uses appropriate software to follow claim activity.

6. Performs various billing, collection and third party reimbursement functions.

7. Reviews patient files for archive criteria in preparation for microfiche and CD Rom applications.

8. Evaluates, determines and makes recommendations for best practice methods of handling accounts receivable situations.

9. Attends to telephone inquiries, audits and mail as they apply to accounts receivable.

10. Performs related duties, as required.

 
qualifications:
The purpose of this position is to provide support for accounting and/or finance staff as needed. Duties may include data entry, report generation and distribution, and special projects as assigned. Position may also work with accounts payable/receivables. Tasks included may be compiling, classifying, recording, verifying and maintaining data and payments to accounts payable and receivable records. Qualifications include the ability to perform the tasks as described a high school diploma or equivalent. Associate?s degree from a two-year college or technical school with courses in accounting, finance or business highly desirable. Computer proficiency with experience in Excel and Word required. Excellent written/verbal communication and phone skills.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares, posts and reviews work batches to ensure accuracy of accounts.

2. Reviews daily work list and reports for action or payment.

3. Makes determinations on account status based on aging and amount.

4. Investigates duplicate payments and takes appropriate action.

5. Handles government and commercial insurance error claims for action. Uses appropriate software to follow claim activity.

6. Performs various billing, collection and third party reimbursement functions.

7. Reviews patient files for archive criteria in preparation for microfiche and CD Rom applications.

8. Evaluates, determines and makes recommendations for best practice methods of handling accounts receivable situations.

9. Attends to telephone inquiries, audits and mail as they apply to accounts receivable.

10. Performs related duties, as required.

 
skills: Excel
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