COBRA Accounting Specialist (Full Time)

Location: Fargo

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The COBRA Accounting Specialist is responsible to process monthly insurance billing (via web, e-mail, fax and mail), audit & reconcile, and assisting with other operational responsibilities as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for working with the COBRA line of business
    • File analyze and reconcile carrier invoices to eligibility as they are received
    • Researches any discrepancies that may exist, providing documentation when necessary.
    • Uses good judgment to proactively identify and resolve problems before they become issues.
    • Management of customer billing contacts.
    • Researches and corrects system discrepancies.
    • Takes measures to ensure weekly processing of refund checks are done in a timely manner.
    • Looks for efficiencies to ensure a smooth process.
    • Ensures proper turnaround is met for all clients.
    • Serves as a specialty-specific resource on insurance billing and premium disbursement procedures for Cobra. Attends meetings, seminars and workshops to keep abreast of current industry-related billing changes. Prepares scheduled and ad hoc reports.
  • Ensure privacy according to HIPAA
  • Work on special projects as assigned
    • Assist team lead and department manager with special projects
    • Develop and update procedures as needed

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Computer knowledge with strengths in Microsoft Office and experience with Accounting software
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Work with others in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Meets daily deadlines consistently
  • Uses good judgment proactively
  • Must take initiative in jobs performance; seek solutions and answers to problems