Fiscal Assistant
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. - Albany, NY

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DESCRIPTION

Fiscal Assistant
Grade 18
Salary: $49,296 - $61,143

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is currently seeking to fill one (1) full- time, salaried position to serve as a Fiscal Assistant for Project Hope.

Project Hope is a program that provides free crisis counseling services to persons, families, and groups most affected by Hurricane Sandy. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and is administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in conjunction with the RFMH. This position will be located in Albany, New York.

Location: Albany, NY

To Apply: Submit an application and resume by Monday, February 11, 2013, through our website at
http://corporate.rfmh.org - click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our Website will be accepted.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package. AA/EEO Employer.

DUTIES

Duties of the Fiscal Assistant will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review of provider submitted claims for accuracy, fidelity to approved budgets and to determine reimbursement amount.
  • Make recommendation on the payment of claims.
  • Post expenses to main databases of expenditure data.
  • Work with providers and/or county coordinators to resolve discrepancies in claims.
  • Work with the Fiscal Coordinator to identify problem areas and trends and to help develop solutions.
  • Assist in special studies of internal administrative management or fiscal controls.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional and senior management staff in the OMH and RFMH Central Offices.
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field (e.g. business management, accounting, finance).
  • 2-3 years experience in processing claims.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products including, Excel, Word and Access.
  • Solid organizational and communication skills.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • The ability to work independently is essential.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience with Crisis Counseling grants from FEMA
  • Knowledge of public finance in New York State
Duties of the Fiscal Assistant will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review of provider submitted claims for accuracy, fidelity to approved budgets and to determine reimbursement amount.
  • Make recommendation on the payment of claims.
  • Post expenses to main databases of expenditure data.
  • Work with providers and/or county coordinators to resolve discrepancies in claims.
  • Work with the Fiscal Coordinator to identify problem areas and trends and to help develop solutions.
  • Assist in special studies of internal administrative management or fiscal controls.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional and senior management staff in the OMH and RFMH Central Offices.