Finance Assistant

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 10, 2021
May 08, 2021
Contract Type
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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