Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2021-53799
BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE
DEPARTMENT: Accounts Receivable
FACILITY: Miramichi Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Accounting Clerk
CLASSIFICATION: Accounting Clerk (1024)
LANGUAGE: Bilingual Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $20.7929 to $22.3817 per hour
The Accounting clerk duties are performed under supervision and may include but are not limited to, processing of bills as assigned in an efficient timely manner ensuring required information/forms are received and validated. Collection and processing of payments of the same including accepting payments from the public and performing other clerical duties related to Accounting.
High school graduation plus an additional business or administrative support program of over six months and up to one year, which includes accounting courses, or equivalent.
One year of previous experience.
Knowledge of PC based word processing and spreadsheet programs (Word, Excel) as demonstrated by successful completion of approved tests.
Must successfully complete testing of Accounting Knowledge
Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
Ability to perform the duties of the position.
Good work record.
Written and spoken competence in English and French are required (B2.1 or Advanced).
Demonstrated proficiency verified by testing in:
Accounting testing is required 75%
Ability to perform accurate data entry
Ability to make daily, routine competent decisions, showing initiative in problem solving, while performing tasks with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate in English and handle French verbal inquiries
High regard for confidentiality
Good previous attendance record
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to work efficiently under conditions with frequent interruptions and pressure of meeting deadlines.
Able to work well with others in a team environment
Tact and diplomacy.
Able to physically do the job.
Receives, records and issues receipts for payments.
Balances/reconciles funds and prepares daily bank deposits.
Adds charges or posts payments on accounts.
Prepares invoices and statements and checks for accuracy before sending.
Ages accounts receivables, investigates and resolves unpaid balances with collection calls and follow-up.
Responds to inquiries such as billing questions from patients and/or families.
Balances journal, closes batches.
Compiles reports and statistics.
Receives, sorts and sends mail.
Performs general office duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing.
Shows others how to perform tasks or duties as part of the departmental orientation.
Maintains a clean and safe work area.
Note: These job duties are only the basic and prime duties of the job. Related and allied duties will be assigned from time to time as may become necessary to the efficient operation of the department. May be reassigned throughout the department as required.
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by August 4, 2021.
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
Please quote Competition # 2021- 53799 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.