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Health Care Billing Recovery Accountant, Sr.
Job Code:2017-50-7R-012
Location:Sunrise, FL
Status:Regular Full Time

The Health Care Billing Recovery Senior Accountant will be responsible for various accounting related activities and processes in support of the Medicare Secondary Payer contract financial management.

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage monthly financial close process, including production of required financial reporting for the client.
• Perform monthly bank settlements.
• Prepare accounting related entries to numerous registers, journals and log.
• Prepare documentation as may be required to support internal or external audits and/or establishing or documenting internal controls. 
• Quickly master and effectively use internal and client specific applications and programs, as well as understand overall operations for delivery of services under the client contract.  
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal leadership; constituents and client contacts.  
• Analyze the impact of operational workflows on financial management, accounting and reporting for the program.
• Identify issues or trends, effectively research and establish facts, articulate root cause and potential solutions to, and collaborate effectively with key stakeholders to bring to successful conclusion to complex matters. 
• Partner effectively with internal team members in service delivery for the contract and internal reporting and controls. 
• Interact with clients and auditors to provide records requested for audits of internal controls; and controls required in support of client contractual provisions. Respond to client, audit and internal questions and requests.
• Lead or contribute to projects and initiatives, audit activity, and continuous improvement efforts.
• May provide direction, instruction or training for other staff members. 
• Perform other incidental and related duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
• Some industry and operational understanding of Healthcare Billing/Medical Billing Recovery/Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management operations strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of applied accounting and financial principles, practices and processes to successfully perform the role.
• Strong systems skills; easily adapts to effectively using new programs and applications and leverages technology in development and continuous improvement of operations and reporting.
• Working HIGLAS experience preferred.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving, with keen attention to details.
• Strong oral and written communication and ability to effectively represent the Company in a leadership capacity with internal and external constituents.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships internally and externally at all levels.
• Must excel in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities.
• Superior spreadsheet skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. 
• Good project management and supervisory skills.
Physical Requirements: 
Job is in a busy standard office environment with moderate noise level, or may be remote. Sits at a desk and participates in meetings, uses office phone system; views a computer monitor, types on a keyboard and uses a mouse. Reads and comprehends information in electronic (computer) or paper form (written/printed). 

- Sit/stand 8 or more hours per day; has the option to stand as needed while on calls; reach as needed to use office equipment. 
- Consistently viewing a computer screen, typing, using a keyboard and mouse. 
- Uses phone; head-set can be provided. 
- Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 10lbs.
- Some travel may be required. 
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5+ years related work experience with demonstrated accounting expertise and knowledge required.
• Applicable industry and HIGLAS experience strongly preferred. 
• Some experience with direct or indirect supervision of staff and/or functional ownership.
Other requirements:
- Must submit to and pass pre-hire background check, as well as additional checks throughout employment
- Must not have any current defaulted student loans.
- Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors.
- Must submit to and pass drug screen.

Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position may require submission to and successful outcome of additional background and/or clearances throughout employment with the Company.

Visa sponsorship is not available.

Job Profile is subject to change at any time.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.