University of Massachusetts Medical School

Accountant, Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist

US-MA-Shrewsbury
2 weeks ago
Requisition Number
2017-29689
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Accounting and Internal Controls, CWM or designee, the Accountant for Accounts Receivable and Billing Specialist gathers financial data for billing, prepares invoices, and gathers financial analyses for presentation to management.  The Accountant is also responsible for processing, tracking & reporting of financial activities related to accounts receivable for one or more of the school’s subsidiaries.  Other duties include providing analysis and reporting for special projects.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize the University general ledger, accounts receivable and cashiering systems for tracking, reconciliation & reporting of income, expense and account balance activities
  • Collaborate with program managers to prepare and send invoices
  • Validate that all cash receipts are received and applied accurately in financial systems Prepare reports regarding department and program accounts receivable balances, billing and collections
  • Maintain communications with program managers regarding the accounts receivable aging balances
  • Identify and prepare dunning notices on outstanding balances
  • Collaborate with program managers to identify uncollectible accounts and recommend periodic write-off’s to management
  • Drive the monthly close process including reconciliation of the accounts receivable subledger to the general ledger
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for accounts receivable and other key accounts
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts and eliminations monthly
  • Implement and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures; recommend improvements to financial controls and reporting
  • Maintain current knowledge in areas related to primary job function through training courses or review written material
  • Assist in preparing, reviewing, and coordinating audit work papers and financial analysis for annual external audit
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 4 years in financial accounting & reporting, or related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret financial documents such as system reports at both account and summary levels
  • Proficiency with general ledger functions and reports, PeopleSoft or similar is preferred
  • Experience and knowledge with collections, and preparation of financial statements and footnotes for multi-business units
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar software with advanced MS Excel experience highly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills needed to present or communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to work independently according to priority and current projects
  • Strong analytical ability as well as ability to perform detailed work and produce accurate results

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed