Financial Analyst Associate
Patient Business Services - Modesto, CA

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Job Title: Financial Analyst Associate Reports To: Director of Finance

Department: Patient Business Services Location: Patient Business Services

FLSA Status: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Financial Analyst 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
  • 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 Business, Accounting, or Healthcare related field, required

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)
    • Spreadsheet, word processing/presentation tools, (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, 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

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