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Senior Accounting Clerk, Cash

Job Highlights
Direct Hire

About the Opportunity
  • Perform accounts receivable functions (invoicing, payment application, OHIP including Shadow billings, WSIB billings, Interim Federal
  • Health (IFH), and perform collection activities.)
  • Be available to support payment office hours – 8am to 8pm Mon to Fri

Patient Funding Support
  • Work collaboratively with Care Coordinators, Social Workers, OT and PT staff to enhance patient’s income and funding sources
  • for mobility devices (Ontario Works, Trillium Drug Plan)
  • Locate sources of available funds to assist patients in purchasing medical equipment, devices and services as required
  • Provide assistance in handling patient and family inquiries with regard to funding and payment issues

  • Handle patient, and family inquiries and conduct interviews of Complex Continuing Care patients to assess and determine
  • financial responsibility for Co-Payment
  • Verify insurance benefits for preferred accommodation requests
  • Process invoices, and recurring charges based on Financial class – Insurance companies, WSIB, Interim Federal Health, Self-Pay, and Sundry
  • Update patient census tables in Accounts Receivable system where required, to ensure ward charges are generated accurately

Cash Receipts
  • Process daily receipt functions (receiving payments, issuing receipts and recording transactions)
  • Process receipts from other division with the hospital (Prosthetics, Foundation, etc.)
  • Process patient refunds upon discharge for EFT payment by Accounts Payable
  • Prepare, review and post daily transaction batches and prepare bank deposits
  • Strict monitoring and analysis of Aged Accounts Receivable report with follow-up/collection on overdue accounts
  • Prepare and update monthly Pre-authorized Payment (PAP), credit card payments for patients and non-patients

Patient Trust Accounts
  • Processing disbursements and deposits for Patient Trust Accounts
  • Process replenishment of Petty Cash (i.e. Patient Trust Accounts)

  • Generate and review Aged Accounts Receivable report and perform collection activity on overdue accounts
  • Strict monitoring and analysis of Aged Accounts Receivable report with follow-up/collection on overdue accounts

Customer Service
  • Handle patient, and family inquiries related to Accounts Receivable or funding support

  • Record various transactions into Accounts Receivable and OHIP processing systems
  • Process, submit and reconcile OHIP and insurance claims
  • Prepare payment requisition forms for physician OHIP professional fees

Back-up Coverage
  • Provide relief coverage to peer Senior Accounting Clerk positions (vacation, break-times, etc.)

Month-end Reporting
  • Responsible for accuracy of the Accounts Receivable sub-ledger
  • Prepare account reconciliation of corresponding general ledger balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare AR statistical and month-end reports

Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors including:
  • Compliance with the safety standards of the hospital and applicable legislation
  • Identification and prevention of safety issues and problems
  • Taking corrective action, where possible
  • Attendance at safety meetings/training/updates in accordance with the Centre’s standards
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of the client: Excellence, Respect, Trust, Collaboration and Accountability
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

About You
  • Post-secondary education and/or minimum of two to three years of recent work experience in general accounting
  • Completion of a 2 year college certificate/diploma program preferred
  • Recent experience two (2) years in Accounts Receivable in a fast-paced dynamic business environment
  • Working knowledge of INFOR Healthcare Cycle Management System (HRCM) System preferred
  • Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Working experience with accounting software
  • Excellent interpersonal, both written and verbal communications and organizational skills
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines as well as detect and communicate all discrepancies
  • Typing skill with minimum speed of 60 wpm

Salary Range
$60,000 - $65,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #401094.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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