Accounting Assistant
Rising Medical Solutions, Inc - Chicago, IL

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To help keep RISING on track financially by performing and/or assisting with a variety of accounting activities related to the payment and receipt of money.


Perform Accounts Payable (AP) duties, including:
Review purchase orders and invoices

Verify delivery/receipt of goods and services purchased

Obtain necessary payment approvals/authorizations from Company representatives

Make corrections to any errors on invoices

Keep track of open purchase orders and outstanding bills

Process employee expense reimbursements

Perform Accounts Receivable (AR) duties, including:
Maintain AR records

Receive and process payments

Follow up on aging of customer invoices

Verify count of daily receipts to be deposited

Prepare and record bank deposits

Perform activities related to Medicare Set-Aside and Provider Payment products, including:

Accounting for deferred revenue

Recording check deposits and interest

Tracking MSA funding and reporting

Performing bank reconciliations and check issuances

Establish and maintain appropriate Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable files. Maintain records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating, and purging

Enter and maintain financial information using various software packages, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, and accounting software programs (e.g. Great Plains / Dynamics GP)

Reconcile accounts and assist in the compilation of reports

Respond to inquiries, reviewing accounting transactions to locate and resolve discrepancies

Operate office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine, scanner, phone, adding machine, and calculator

Maintain knowledge of all company products and services as well as customer issues and needs through ongoing training and self-directed research


Reports to: Finance Manager

Regularly interacts with Rising supervisors/managers, vendors, clients, and financial institutions



Bachelor Degree preferred

Prior experience in the use of accounting software applications, databases, spreadsheets and/or word processing required

Experience with Great Plains / Dynamics GP preferred

Medical/health care/insurance/bill review industry experience a plus


Ability to take direction and carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision

Make decisions and establish work priorities

Excellent communication skills, particularly phone skills

Strong organizational skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and accounting software

Accuracy and attention to detail

Familiarity with modern office practices, procedures, and equipment (including computer, printer, copier, scanner, fax, multi-line phone, and other office equipment)

Understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping principles, practices, and methods

General clerical and financial record-keeping techniques

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to review, understand, and maintain assigned accounts and tasks

Strong customer-service orientation


Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.

Competitive benefits package.

Employment within a firm committed to core values, staff development, emerging technology, private ownership, and controlled growth/reinvestment in the future.

Opportunity to make a difference in reducing health care costs and increasing the value of health care to individuals and their employers.

Daily interaction with some of the most talented people in the medical cost-containment industry.

RISING Overview

Headquartered in Chicago, RISING Medical Solutions is a privately-held, financial solutions organization offering medical cost containment and care management services. With offices, providers, and case managers nationwide, RISING provides comprehensive medical claims solutions to our valued clients: insurance carriers, Fortune 1000 employers, third party administrators, and government organizations. At RISING, we’re committed to:

Continuous technological improvement

Entrepreneurial attitude

Seven core values that emphasize teamwork, ethical behavior, customer service, continual improvement, positive attitude, focusing on what's really important, and keeping a sense of humor

Responding quickly to client needs

Being the best, not the biggest

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Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Rising ( is a leading medical-financial solutions organization that services the...