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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Description: Accounts Receivable Specialist

A full-time hourly position to work closely with other staff in the billing department. 


  • Demonstrates an ability to download all claims from the clearinghouse and ensure that all claims are posted to the Electronic Medical Records system; verifying the date the remittance was received in the Agency’s bank account.
  • Demonstrates an ability to provide the Accounts/Payroll Assistant with the remittance data (including the correct date) for posting to Peachtree.
  • Demonstrates an ability to monitor and action outstanding claims on the Account Receivables Aging report, as assigned, with a view of receiving payment
  • Demonstrates an ability to recommend items for write off and write off the approved items.
  • Demonstrates an ability to ensure that all adjustments/disallowances, interest incomes etc. from Funders are recorded each time a remittance is downloaded or Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is received.
  • Demonstrates an ability to reconcile Monthly Aged Receivables General Ledger Report (Peachtree) against the Accounts Receivables Aging Report in Lauris.
  • Demonstrates an ability to respond to funders’ letters, denials and rejections.
  • Demonstrates an ability to become knowledgeable of Lauris Electronic Medical Records system, International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes and procedures codes.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be proficient in accounts receivable (collection).
  • Demonstrates an ability to be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Demonstrates an ability to work closely with the Billing Specialist and serve as back up.
  • Demonstrates an ability to perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

Lauris Electronic Medical Records
Problem Solving/Analysis
Time Management
Teamwork Orientation
Organizational Skills

Education & Experience:  High school diploma with preference given to those individuals with a college degree of the equivalent of two years of direct experience in medical billing.

Full-time benefits:

  • Company sponsored medical
  • Access to dental, vision and other incidental policies
  • Paid life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays (8) 

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in accredited organizations.  Concerns or issues can be directed to: The Joint Commission: www.jointcommission.org Fax: (630) 792-5636 Email: complaint@jointcommission.org