Kindred Healthcare is excited to announce our newest Joint Venture Partnership with Mercy Health at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Fort Smith, AR! This will be a brand new hospital with 50 private rooms. Recently celebrating our groundbreaking, the anticipated opening will be 2 nd quarter of 2021. Kindred will manage day-to-day operations of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith. The new hospital will care for adults recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. Kindred and Mercy are also partners for rehab hospitals in Oklahoma City, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.
With more than 20 standalone inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) across a dozen states, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS) is a partner of choice for many major hospital systems in the creation and success of joint-venture operations that outperform in both clinical and financial outcomes. We bring proven rehabilitation management and services expertise that benefits our partners as well as the nearly 50,000 IRF patients we see each year who seek to recover and get home quickly from any of a number of conditions, including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injury, neurological conditions, amputation and trauma.
As the Staff Accountant , you will:
Oversee the revenue cycle (gross charges, patient insurance, collections, and adjustments), monitoring of operational efficiencies, lead the day-to-day administration of Payroll and Accounts Payable functions for the hospital and assist the Controller in departmental and organization-wide activities. This position requires an extremely detail orientated person with solid knowledge Payroll and A/P functions.
Perform accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations, journal entries (e.g., accrued, recurring), payroll weekly reports, general ledger, financial analysis, account reconciliations, month end close.
Maximize the collection of medical services payments and reimbursements from patients, insurance carriers, and other sources of payment. Proactively identify, communicate, and establish processes to mitigate any risks to the revenue cycle process.
Utilize web based tools and other available resources to facilitate providing insurance companies with required information.
Utilize multiple information systems to accurately select the correct patient account in order to appropriately review and verify patient billable charges.
Participate in and assist with audits to capture lost charges and determine the accuracy of billing as necessary.
Daily payroll administration, including bi-weekly payroll processing, collecting timesheets, editing time transactions and acting as initial contact for inquiries and issues related to payroll.
Assisting setting up new employees in SAP and Kronos payroll system.
Updating and maintaining current employee information in SAP.
Request position numbers as needed.
Backup to HR for I9/eVerify initiation and verification.
Upload Indeed hosted resumes into Taleo.
Receiving, reviewing for accuracy and approving a preview of payroll transmittal each bi-weekly pay period.
Working with corporate Payroll Specialist to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing each pay period.
Completing weekly/biweekly Kronos report and distribute to appropriate supervisors and managers.
Educating employees on payroll policies and procedures.
Answering payroll inquiries and resolves all discrepancies as they arise.
Establishing, organizing and supervising the maintenance of payroll department records, ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality
Entering all A/P requests into SAP timely and accurately.
Validate invoices for proper GL coding, departmental allocation, and appropriate approval.
Process invoices, expense reports, physician payments, etc and issue checks.
Coordinate vendor setups including OIG/GSA screening, obtaining completed W9 submission and identifying 1099 reportable.
Assure that all payment computations are correct and expensed to the proper cost centers.
Maintain all accounts payable records in an accurate and orderly manner. Keeps various files current and correct.
Ensure all expenditures are properly authorized, recorded, and expensed to the correct cost center.
Match vendor's invoices to receiving reports and purchase orders verifying pricing, account distribution, and quantity.
Confirm prices with received discounts and credit memos due. Assists in reconciling differences. Works with purchasing to resolve discrepancies.
Reconcile monthly vendor statements and accounts payable vendor year to date summary reports.
Cancel paid invoices and files in closed file.
Check accuracy of invoices by verifying all extensions and footing of invoices and check requests.
Audit the distribution and approval process of Accounts Payable packages maintaining appropriate controls.
Prepare accounts payable packages consisting of invoice worksheet, vendor invoice, purchase order, and CER, as applicable
Submit accounts payable packages for review, signature, and approval
Coordinate and control the accounts payable relating to the hospital.
Perform various projects and tasks as requested.
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting.
Experience in working collaboratively across departments or organizations.
Knowledge of the intermediate features of calendaring and e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, Internet browsers (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer preferred).
Excellent performance in present and past positions.
Job : Accounting/Finance Primary Location : AR-Fort Smith-Mercy Rehab Hospital Fort Smith, AR Organization : HRS IRFS Shift : Day