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Accounting Clerk

Company: Community Health Group
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: May 21, 2023

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Corporate Headquarters - Chula Vista, CA

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Community Health Group is a locally based non-profit health plan that ensures access to high-quality, culturally sensitive health care for underserved communities throughout San Diego County. We treat our 300, multi-lingual staff like family, encouraging an atmosphere of collaborative teamwork, continuous learning, personal growth, and promotion from within. Recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in San Diego, CHG offers its employees such benefits as tuition reimbursement, a meditation room and yoga classes, a monthly Breakfast With The CEO, and memorable events throughout the year.

We know that by serving our employees well, they, in turn, will better serve our nearly 250,000+ membership. We have been recognized consistently for the excellence and sensitivity of our customer service by members, physicians, vendors, and a full range of health care providers. We are accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and proud of our continuing company-wide Quality Initiatives.

We are currently recruiting for:

TITLE: Accounting Clerk

Target Hiring Range: $17.85 - $20.53

EEO1: Administrative Support Workers

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs various customer service, clerical, and administrative tasks to support the Accounting Department.

Compliance with Regulations:

Works closely with all departments necessary to ensure that the processes, programs, and services are accomplished in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with CHG policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations.


  • Correspond with, respond to, and provide customer service to health care providers regarding any inquiries or issues regarding claims payments.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal Provider Services Department and Claims Department representatives to support internal customer service requests.
  • Lead the process of generating, printing, and compiling weekly remittance advice and for health care claims payments.
  • Lead the process of executing operational tasks associated with disbursement of payments to health care providers (i.e. mailing activities, electronic file creation, and delivery, etc.).
  • Oversee receipt and processing of electronic funds transfer (EFT) authorization form requests from health care providers and other vendors. Maintain and update health care provider and other vendor bank account information in claims processing system and/or other systems as necessary.
  • Oversee receipt and processing of vendor W9 forms. Maintain and update vendor master records in the accounting system as appropriate.
  • File accounts payable vouchers, journal entries, and other accounting support binders/files (including prepaid expenses and fixed assets).
  • Maintain gift card inventories.
  • Prepare provider refund checks received for deposit and maintain a supporting schedule of all refunds received.
  • Assist with administration of provider incentive disbursements and reporting.
  • Assist with administration and processing of employee expense reimbursements and petty cash accounting.
  • Serve as a backup/additional resource for the accounts payable team as needed.
  • Perform other related accounting, clerical, and administrative tasks as required or assigned.
  • Actively cross-train with other accounting staff and serve as backup for such duties.
  • Perform other special projects, ad-hoc reporting, and analysis as assigned. Qualifications

    • Associates degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience/Skills:
      • One to two years of customer service and/or clerical experience; familiarity with basic mathematical and/or accounting concepts preferred.
      • High degree of customer service focus and ability to establish strong working relationships with internal and external customers.
      • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to build relationships with other team members both within and outside of the Accounting/Finance departments.
      • Ability to be flexible, adapt to frequent changes in workload and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.
      • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
      • Personal commitment to excellence, integrity, and honesty in all dealings.
      • Highly analytical thinker with the ability to assess problems and proactively seek solutions.
      • Self-motivated, with a strong desire for continuous learning and the ability to drive process improvement.
      • Relentless attention to detail.
      • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
      • Experience with mid-tier accounting and financial reporting software preferred. Physical Requirements:
        • Prolonged periods of sitting
        • Some lifting may be required
        • May be required to work evenings and weekends, as necessary

          **Must have current authorization to work in the USA**

          Community Health Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on any protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and trainings. Community Health Group makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, see Personnel Policy 3101 Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action .

Keywords: Community Health Group, Chula Vista , Accounting Clerk, Accounting, Auditing , Chula Vista, California

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