University of Massachusetts Medical School

Senior Manager, Accounting and Auditing

US-MA-Charlestown
3 months ago(10/20/2017 3:19 PM)
Requisition Number
2017-29831
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Commonwealth Medicine (CWM) is the consulting division of UMass Medical School.  The CWM Center for Health Care Financing (CHCF) helps state and local governments, primarily in Massachusetts, identify opportunities to increase savings and reimbursements through federal and other third party sources, establish effective savings and reimbursement programs and capitalize on all possible revenue streams. We identify opportunities for our clients to increase services and reduce the net cost of delivery.

 

The Financial Compliance Unit (FCU), within CHCF, performs financial audits and reviews of Nursing Facilities and Hospitals to ensure compliance with MassHealth provider, administrative, and billing regulations.  The FCU also performs various tasks related to billing, reporting and financial reviews of other state government programs.  FCU staff are primarily accountants, auditors and staff, highly skilled in Access and Excel.

 

Under the general direction of the Director or designee, the Associate III will assist in the development, management, coordination and implementation of FCU initiatives; both in and out of state.

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the development, management, coordination and implementation of revenue initiatives, in and out of state.
  • Lead in the analysis and evaluation of data to support projects in and out of state.
  • Lead in the research & development of new business opportunities.
  • Manage assigned projects from start to finish. 
  • Develop work plans; plan resource requirements.
  • Participate in the development of agreements between public entities and the University.
  • Assist in the evaluation and respond to grant and business proposals by providing reporting and data analysis.
  • Develop and present success, merits of initiative to staff and clients.
  • Research and develops work plans to implement projects.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors to obtain databases for various revenue initiatives.
  • Lead in the development of project budget projections and actual comparisons. 
  • Support Senior Associate with forecasting and product/product pricing.
  • Assist with preparing internal budgets.
  • Participate in training staff (in and out of state) in types of reimbursable initiatives.
  • Prepare federal claims for reimbursement.
  • Communicate with clients about status of their projects. Respond to client needs and requests promptly.
  • Oversee the preparation of all assigned internal and external reports.  Reviews all reports for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness. Decides the need for new or revised reports. 
  • Provide training to other staff on specific subject matter.
  • Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement program.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a business related field, or equivalent experience.              
  • 5-7 years experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting State and Federal regulations as they apply to public assistance programs.
  • Project management skills and experience in implementing and project management of large projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in general accounting principles and budgeting.
  • Experience in supervision and/or demonstrate ability to manage and motivate staff.
  • Expertise in computer based tools, including spreadsheets, database management, and word processing.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations

Additional Information

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred; other accounting/finance certification may be acceptable.
  • Exceptional knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Experience in managing government/healthcare audits
  • Extensive experience in managing financial reporting processes
  • Proficient MS Access and Excel skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Team leadership skills.

 

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