Accounting Clerk- Accounts Receivable

  • Company:
    Halton Healthcare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Banking

Ref #:
Specific Department and Program:
Finance – Accounts Receivable
Number of positions required:
Posted Date:
Sep 27, 2018
Halton Healthcare Posting #:
Accounting Clerk – Accounts Receivable
Regular Full-time
Monday to Friday, days.
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community’s growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
Position Overview:
This position is responsible for accounts receivable related administrative functions, including billing preparation, contacting delinquent accounts, reviewing reports and posting charges, communicating with patients and processing payments, filing and other clerical duties, month-end journal entries and other duties as assigned.
This is what you’ll be doing:
Prepare and mail invoices to patients
Review reports and post charges daily to patient accounts
Identify and resolve payment discrepancies
Review delinquent accounts and contact patients to secure payment
Create and maintain reports, spreadsheets and files
Assist with claim submissions for OHIP, WSIB, Out of Province, DVA, Armed Forces and IFH as assigned.
Answer phones, fax, email on account enquires and post payments to patient accounts.
Cross-train on the Cashier desk to provide back-up coverage as needed. Cashier desk is responsible for providing customer service to patients/HHS staff, processing payments, preparing bank deposits, and other related cashiering services.
Will perform other duties as required.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Post secondary accounting/finance courses and demonstrate a strong accounting knowledge
Minimum 1-2 years accounting/finance experience
Cashier or Call Centre experience considered an asset
Demonstrate ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects with strict deadlines
Proficiency in computers i.e. MS Office programs (Word, Excel, & Outlook)
Excellent documentation abilities with attention to detail
Proven interpersonal and communications skills across all levels of the organization with a customer service focus
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrate initiative and flexibility to meet departmental needs
Previous health care accounting experience in a hospital environment is an asset
Physically able to sit, stand, walk, occasional lift and/or carry approximately 20lbs
Satisfactory employment and attendance record
Date Posted:
September 27, 2018
Application Deadline for Employees:
October 4, 2018
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you.
Please submit your application via our website at
directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
Selection of the preferred candidate(s) will be prioritized based on those who meet the minimum requirements of the position.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
and the
Ontario Human Rights Code,
Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.