Full Job Description
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is seeking to fill the position of Accounting Associate for Mile Square Health Center-Administration. The Accounting Associate assists in facilitating the daily business, accounting and budgeting activities within the department. The Accounting Associate is responsible to identify, analyze, and report administrative operational inconsistencies; review program policy and maintain effective internal and external communication channels; research regulatory compliance policies and apply discretionary judgment in the coordination and follow-through of any and all aspects of the Mile Square Health Center Finance department.
Oversees the fiscal management of business operations and assists in ensuring regulatory compliance for Health Care Organizations.
Participates in the development and implementation of the Departmental programs, objectives, and long-range planning.
Contacts third parties regarding the clarifications of contract negotiations and prepares financial sections of proposals.
Provides appropriate answers, feedback and clarification for revenue cycle requirements and policies to management in a timely manner. Provides and promotes excellence in organizational services related to Patient Accounts.
Develops standard calculation methodologies and processes for completing all reports accurately and by established due dates.
Responsible for creating and updating a variety of management reports including daily, weekly, and monthly operational reports and dashboards.
Identifies new reporting needs to monitor operational performance.
Establishes goals and standards for the team and collaborates on goals and standards for the entire department.
Identifies financial processes, billing and or posting errors occurred during the revenue cycle; recommends changes to maximize efficiencies, corrects or forwards to appropriate staff and monitors for completion.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with a major in Accountancy or a related field AND two (2) years of professional level accounting experience.
Possession of current registration as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant, or a valid license to practice Public Accounting (LPA).
Master's degree in Accountancy or a related field.
This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.
Familiarity and awareness of the laws and regulations that apply to an accounting function to ensure compliance
Knowledge of the University’s financial accounting systems
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply for Position button below.
All civil service positions require an exam. The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.
Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date.
When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.
If a degree or college coursework is required, you must provide official transcripts.
Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.
If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:
UI Health Human Resources
Recruitment & Retention
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, 380 CU2 (MC 807)
Chicago IL 60608
Attn: HA3220- Accounting Associate - LN
If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied.
For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Friday, 8/14/2020.
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The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.