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Staff Accountant

Location: Palatine
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationColonial Parkway - Inverness, ILPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelBachelor's Accounting & 3yrs expTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftBusiness HoursJob CategoryAccountingDescriptionPURPOSE:To provide support for the Controller and Chief Financial Officer as it relates to the accuracy and timeliness of all daily, weekly & monthly; Financial Reporting requirements; including General Ledger, Balance Sheet Account reconciliations and all Government Reporting.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The list of essential duties and responsibilities, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the task to be performed. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein is such duties are a logical assignment to the position.1. Responsible for the NETSMART Managed Care Medicaid Billing Process2. Responsible for ensuring all Medicaid Denials are reviewed / re-submitted in a timely manner; working with Programs and Managed Care Agencies to resolve all issues for re-submits.3. Responsible for maintaining Client Attendance Access database; including adding new Clients and creating new databases at the start of each Fiscal Year.4. Responsible for Producing monthly 31U Billing Reports, utilizing Vertex and Client Attendance database. Must review for errors, research corrections by working with Programs, and apply DHS limits to billings, such as maximum # of hours/day and # of hours/month5. Analysis and Reconciliations of all general ledger Accounts Receivables balances as well as Student Billings.6. Responsible for maintaining Respite Billing Access database; including updating Billing and Mileage Rates. Also, must create new database at the start of each Fiscal Year.7. Responsible for creating the monthly billing reports and verifying the data is accurate before entering into DHS ROCS billing system Must work directly with Programs to ensure information received is accurate.8. Responsible for Quarterly Reporting of Respite Grants. Must gather information from Programs and submit reports to DHS Quarterly. Responsible for researching all rejected State Billings and outstanding A/R including Student Billings; make corrections and re-submit billings as needed; working directly with government agencies, such as DHS and DCFS and Little City Program staff; both Children's and Adults.9. Prepare and input of monthly journal entries.10. Assist in preparation of GATA grants - Title XX & Respite11. Oversee all Trust and Legacy Bequests12. Responsible for Importing Residential Attendance from Awards into Financial Edge for Monthly Billings.13. Enter DHS billings in ROCS.14. Primary Back-up to entering all Billings into Financial Edge; includes but not limited to: DCFS, DHS, DRS, ISBE, Private Pays.)15. Back-up into entering monthly billings into DCFS and ISBE billing websites16. Backup for entering deposits into Financial Edge.17. Ensure all Accounting Policies & Procedures are properly maintained and kept current18. Assist with the preparation various audit schedules and confirmations for the year-end audit as well as other audits and reviews as necessary. Work with auditors/reviewers as needed.19. Any special projects assigned by the Controller, Director, and Chief Financial Officer.20. Maintains annual American Heart Association certification in First Aid and CPR.21. Successfully completes Little City Foundation required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by Little City Foundation policies and practices, or as assigned by his or her immediate supervisor.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must have a B.S. Accounting degree and at least 3 years' accounting experience. Excellent computer skills required including Excel and Word. Paycom and Financial Edge software experience preferred. Must be very detail oriented, highly organized, and analytical. Must be able to work with minimal supervision.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting for prolonged periods; frequently walks, stands, grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. Extended use of computer and typing is required. The employee frequently is required to use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when working and handling office equipment. The employee is subject to assist and support up to 25 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate office equipment. No occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, communicable diseases or other potentially infectious substances (Category I). Typical office environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Keywords: LITTLE CITY FOUNDATION, Naperville , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Palatine, Illinois

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