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Accountant/Auditor

Posted: 11/21/2021

JOB OVERVIEW:

Ability KC has a longstanding reputation of successfully serving thousands of individuals with disabilities and their families through medical rehabilitation, a therapeutic preschool and employment services. Ability KC is founded upon 70 years of mission commitment by both agencies.

This position reports to the Controller and the core responsibilities include: performing audit functions for medical charges/claims/reimbursement and vocational rehab billing/payments, audit/review of employee reimbursement, general ledger account reconciliations, preparation and analysis of financial reports. Duties also include preparation of monthly journal entries with documented support, preparation of financial statements, preparation of audit schedules for annual audit, and special projects.

As the auditor, this position will review the key points of the medical revenue cycle. Prepare audit plans by understanding the organization objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations. Ensure that all charges are supported by proper documentation and reconcile charge activity between the EMR system and billing system. Review payor reimbursements to respective payor contract for appropriate payment/adjustment activity posted to patient accounts. Document audit processes and findings. Follow up on necessary corrections to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Track error trends and report trends to Controller. Generates easy-to-interpret reports based on audit data. This position will make recommendations to financial management about software, policies, and audit triggers.

This position will also perform audit testing related to the employment services business line. Audit plans will be prepared based on the requirements set forth by Vocational Rehab as to proper documentation and billing and ensure that the billing follows Ability KC established accounting processes. Sample testing will be performed and findings will be reported in order to allow correction of errors. Will follow up on necessary corrections to ensure accuracy and timeliness.

This position will perform monthly general ledger-related activities. Will respond to financial inquiries from Ability KC managers by analyzing financial statement and general ledger detail and interpreting the data. Prepares monthly journal entries and substantiates each entry with appropriate documentation. Prepares monthly account reconciliations and resolves reconciling items in a timely manner. Prepares financial reports that are accurate and in the proper format within the timeframes established. Completes audit schedules and special projects as assigned in an accurate manner and within the designated timeframe.

EDUCATION:

Four-year college degree in a business-related field, preferably Accounting, from an accredited university.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum one year of solid accounting experience. Previous auditing experience preferred. Advanced skills/experience with Microsoft Excel and Word required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational opportunities. Must be able to use a 10-key adding machine by touch.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Face masks and other PPE wear as deemed needed will be required. Daily health screenings.

Job Type: Full Time