Position Summary: The Grant Accountant provides accounting support for government grants and billing. The position is responsible for monthly grant invoicing and fee billing, reconciling to identify errors or discrepancies and performing general ledger account analysis. In addition, performs data entry related to accurate billing, gathers support documentation, and enters participant or program results to various systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Works closely with Supervisor to meet internal and external billing deadlines
- Assists in the preparation and electronic submission of monthly grant invoices including gathering of supporting documents as required
- Alerts appropriate persons regarding late or missing documents needed for billing
- Processes MA billing for FFS claims in accordance with payer requirements
- Gathers and submits documentation for timely appeals
- Collects and reports program data, including but not limited to, HMIS reporting
- Performs other specific projects relating to billing as required and is able to create excel spreadsheets for ad hoc analysis
- Establishes and maintains working relationships with Clinical Team partners.
- Maintains the confidentiality of participants at all times
- Other duties as assigned
Essential Education, Experience and Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting OR an Associate’s Degree and a minimum 4 years relevant experience.
- Some Grant Accounting experience preferred, ideally in a social services non- profit/human services setting.
- Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other Office products required.
- Customer-service oriented, able to work independently, and exercise sound judgment.
- Anticipate and proactively troubleshoot and problem-solve issues related to their role.
- Manage detailed work and projects, possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and interest in working with diverse constituencies.
- Knowledge of Credible Behavioral Health Software a plus
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PTHPA is housed in a Community environment and includes staff interaction with Agency participants.
Mostly office environment. Some light lifting is required. Significant sitting and computer work is required. Interaction with other agency employees.