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Preferred Family Healthcare Accounts Receivable Associate in Kirksville, Missouri

We're a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a “Good Family to Know!”

Your role at PFH:

As an Accounts Receivable Associate, you are responsible for applying the principles of accounting to perform complex data entry and related operations in posting accounts receivable payments. The Accounts Receivable Associate is also responsible for maintaining appropriate general ledgers and resolves account problems. You will:

  • Responsible for posting of all cash receipts company-wide, including those deposited by other locations.

  • Responsible for monitoring/review of Accounts Receivable accounts and activity and notifying management of any unusual activity, potential write offs, collection agency referrals, etc.

  • Works closely with insurance staff to facilitate collection of balances due.

  • Prepares supporting documentation for Accounts Receivable Aging reports monthly.

  • Generates Accounts Receivable statements for mailing monthly; responds to inquiries from clients/families regarding amounts due. Generates cycle of dunning letters to encourage timely payment.

  • Data entry of monthly revenue/account receivable amounts prior to month end close.

  • Reconciliation of assigned related general ledger accounts.

  • Demonstrates interest in long term and short term goals and objectives of the company.

We think you'd be great for this role if you have:

  • Graduate from an accredited school with a degree in Accounting; OR

  • At least three (3) years experience in an accounting position; AND

  • At least one (1) year experience with a computerized accounting system.

You'll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our eligible associates enjoy some of the following PFH Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plan options

  • Competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – up to 5% match!

  • Company paid basic life insurance

  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

  • Emergency Medical Leave Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – healthcare and dependent child-care

  • Health & Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • License/Certification Reimbursement

Our human resources team wants to let you know what's required:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

  • Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.

  • Motor vehicle driving record check.

  • Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).

  • Employment and/or personal reference checks.