Reporting to the Director of Financial Accounting in the College of Dental Medicine, the Accounting Coordinator will be responsible for a multitude of clerical accounting duties.
Reconcile, review and finalize monthly bank reconciliations prepared by Accountant for faculty practices and CUHC Inc. including overseeing completion of all daily collection logs for Faculty practices and CUHC Inc. Perform clinical program activities as required, including prompt correspondence with faculty practices, Clinic programs and departments/ agencies within and outside of Columbia regarding incorrect remittance advices, returned checks by bank(s), credit card chargeback's, and ensuring quick resolution of all queries. Includes proper filing, maintenance and record retention of financial records.
2) Manage monthly faculty practice variable compensation process that includes accurate calculation, computation and processing of supplements based on monthly collections and expenses provided by faculty practices in accordance with faculty contracts and guidelines provided by CUMC payroll; meticulous record keeping and proper maintenance of supporting documentation required for internal and external audits.
3) Assist in month end, quarter end and fiscal year end closing including preparation of schedules, processing of journal entries related to all patient care activity programs, inter-business unit financial arrangements, and network accruals. Assist with processing internal cost allocations for faculty practices and for CUHC's support units and revenue centers. Provide associated financial reports from ARC in collaboration with CUHC Finance Management group.
4) Prepare CUHC, Inc. cash/accrual reports and associated reconciliations monthly, quarterly and year-end and help with variance analysis of budget to actual for management purposes including report distribution as necessary. Provide support for annual CUHC audit, internal audit, external audit and managing audit queries and audit requests.
5) Participate in internal control monitoring plan for CDM and associated activities including help with PCI credit card compliance as required.
6) Prepare financial reports, revenue reports, account analysis reports and reconciliations as required. Assist in budgeting, tracking, and variance analysis in ARC as required.
7) Provide cross coverage to accounting office staff. Assist with overall office upkeep, maintenance with office equipment including documents for archiving, ordering supplies as required.
8) Special projects and other duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting (or equivalent in education and years of experience), and at least 3 years of relevant experience.
CPA Preferred. Knowledge of Columbia University Financial Systems (ARC, AP/CAR, and FFE) preferred, as is public accounting and/or industry experience in a clinical practice environment/non-profit environment.
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