Finance Assistant

Employer
Healthscope
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 10, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Ref
4d8a197ee7fe
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain and reconcile business performance statistics and reports
  • Perform the accounts payable receipt, coding and approval process
  • Prepare and manage sundry accounts receivable records and communications with stakeholders
  • Assist in general ledger maintenance and reconciliation to supporting documents
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of management reports
  • Provide backup support to other business services such as patient accounts as required
  • Invoicing Patient Accounts
  • Banking and debt collection
  • Answer and redirect calls
  • Complete other clerical tasks such as data entry
  • Regular Liaison and follow up with health Funds to payments of accounts
  • Regular Liaison with Administrative Officers in relation to the debtor's/claims situation.
  • Reviewing on a regular basis, in conjunction with FOM/Finance Manager the debtor position of the hospital.
  • Banking and Debtor Management
  • Debtor Management for both patient and health fund and sundry Debtors
  • Answer account queries
  • Process payments and follow up on short payments
  • Oversee electronic claims and rejection reports to ensure prompt payment of claims, follow up with suites and sundry debtors.
  • Cash Handling and daily banking
  • Quarterly reporting
  • Responsible for inpatient, attendant care and other sundry billing as directed by Finance Manager
  • Ensure efficient and effective workflow processes are maintained to meet corporate Key Performance Indicator targets
  • Maintain information into computerised Patient Management Systems to assist in the Debt Collection process
  • Liaise with funding bodies, patients and all other internal and external stakeholders as required
  • General administrative duties

  • Selection Criteria:
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Accounting, or equivalent (or working towards)
  • Proven experience in a similar role / Hospital Experience
  • Experience in Hospital or Healthcare environment (desired)
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work through large amounts of data
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Excel
  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts
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