Financial Analyst Associate
Patient Business Services - Akron, OH

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Job Title: Financial Analyst Associate Location: Akron, OH Req #: 13686

Reports To: Finance Billing Manager Posting End Date: 11/3/2012

Department: Patient Business Services FLSA Status: Exempt

  • Applicants must include a cover letter along with their resume.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Financial Analyst Associate assists all levels of the organization with financial measures of revenue and collections and is responsible for analyzing and reporting on the operating performance of the Patient Business Services Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Review data, reports and statistical information, analyze trends and render adjustments to team priorities and operations to increase effectiveness

Manage own time and work assignments effectively

Seek advice/feedback of priorities or issues when necessary

Assure timely and accurate month-end close reporting to Corporate Accounting Department

Prepare and present key executive summary analysis to Operations and PBS leadership

Prepare and present forecasts, reporting, and analysis including, but not limited to: a) detailed P/L reviews, b) continual review of current processes to identify and implement improvements, c) provide insight and recommendations for cost savings or profitability improvement strategies

Monitor, analyze, and report on the performance of revenues and collections

Participate in PBS budget and provide reviews with PBS and division management

Collaborate with AMR Operations, Finance, and Corporate Accounting on special projects

Develop new reports and models as needed

Provide continuous improvement of data collection, analytical processes and procedures

Coordinate and provide assistance with internal and external audits

Represent PBS and/or assigned department on committees, work groups, or task forces and attend pertinent functions, as requested

Complete special projects as assigned

Adhere to all company policies and procedures

Adhere to and comply with Information Systems security. Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report Information Systems security problems.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation

Convey a sense of competence and commitment

Use initiative to learn new skills, enhance personal knowledge, and improve communications

Demonstrate an ability to communicate and work well with others (e.g., customers, facilities, AMR Operations, and payors)

Communicate a willingness to help others succeed

Share workspace and resources as necessary

Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Licensing/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.

Ideal for recent college graduates with 1 to 2 years experience. Internships for will be taken into consideration for experience.

Experience: Two (2) years experience in the medical billing industry, preferred

Knowledge and Skills :
Medical care/medical transportation (patient care issues, how patients are transported by ambulance, required documentation, common issues which arise during transport and/or billing)

Rules/regulations of Medicare/Medicaid and other government payors as well as commercial insurers and specialty contracts to ensure accurate and timely billing and payment of claims

Medical and insurance industry terminology

HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and other critical governmental regulations

EMSC/AMR business models

Cash flow process

Financial Statements, (e.g., balance sheet, income statement, statement of retained earnings, statement of cash flows)

Methods of budget development

Recommend enhancements for workflow improvement

Maintain fluency with (working knowledge of) various tools:
Billing systems (e.g., AM2000/Jaguar, AMBPAC)

Advanced High Skills with Spreadsheet, word processing/presentation tools,

(e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Companywide financial and operational databases (e.g., OutlookSoft)

Bank lock box and reporting systems

Payors’ A/P systems

Communicate effectively, (both orally and in writing) in English

Convey thoughts in a well-organized, concise manner. Use appropriate grammar and punctuation in written documents

Perform in a consistently-organized manner with strong attention to detail

AMR is an equal opportunity employer and selects the best individual for the job based on job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, or disability.

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