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Staff Accountant

Inglis enables people with disabilities – and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest. The Staff Accountant has the primary role of Inglis House census management, Medicaid billing, and resident banking support and related analysis. The role will be responsible for payer billing analysis, creation of related journal entries, balance sheet analysis, and audit reconciliations. The role supports the billing and resident support functions as well as balance sheet analysis across all entities as needed. All essential job responsibilities will be executed in accordance with Inglis Administrative policies and compliance/ethics guidelines.  

Education & Experience:

In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are many traits that a successful candidate will possess.  

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting 
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred and/or willingness to learn billing processing and related balance sheet analyses

Essential Functions, Qualifications & Skills:

  • Census Entry and Balancing: On a daily basis, the daily census is entered and balanced to the daily census report provided by the Admissions Director. Month end census is balanced with the RNAC Department to ensure accurate payor class mix and Medicare RUGs categories by the 5th business day of the month.
  • Ancillary Charge Entry: On a daily basis, ancillary charges are entered and balanced by comparing the charge listing and posting journal. Therapy charges entered by the Therapy Department are reviewed and balanced for accuracy comparing the Therapy logs and the billing journal by the 5th business day of the month.
  • Billing: Claim file for Medicare is created in the billing system and reviewed for accuracy according to Medicare guidelines and submitted electronically monthly by the 10th of the month. Claim file for Medicaid is created in the billing system and reviewed for accuracy according to Medicaid guidelines and submitted electronically monthly by the 10th of the month. Commercial Insurance claims are printed and reviewed for accuracy according to the CI’s guidelines and mailed by the 10th of the month.
  • Monthly Review of Aging Report/Claims Resolution: All Entities. Aging report is reviewed to identify unpaid balances on account. Denied claims are reviewed and resubmitted to the appropriate payor. Claims denied for technical reasons are reviewed with the RNAC Department to resolve any issues. Director of Reimbursement will be made aware of unresolved claims. All of the above will be completed by the designated A/R Monthly Review Meeting date
  • Medicare A Bad Debt Calculation/Write-off: Bad Debts and adjustments will be identified through aging review.   Both will be documented and written up for proper approval according to the W/O and adjustment policy and procedure by the last day of the month.
  • Medicare A- Benefits Exhaust Billing: Claim File for Medicare Benefits exhaust billing is created in the billing system and reviewed for accuracy before submitting by the 10th day of the month.
  • Account analysis and reconciliation is maintained on all balance sheet accounts for all entities- Monthly analyses are maintained in Excel and a file folder containing a hardcopy of the analysis along with supporting documentation. 
  • Analyses will include descriptions and notes for items comprising the balance in the             account and a comparison the previous fiscal year end balance and an explanation for any variance.
  • Monthly financial statement close work is completed in accordance with the closing schedule- All tasks on monthly close check list are completed before closing the financial statements for the month.  Financial package is printed and electronically distributed to appropriate personnel by the close deadline.
  • Full participation in the Audit and Cost Report process as needed- Audit and Cost Report “Prepared by Client” lists are completed by established deadlines.  Provide assistance to auditors in answering questions, obtaining addition supporting documentation or providing analysis.  
  • Full participation in the annual fiscal year budget process- Preparing Excel spreadsheets which link with other budget spreadsheets, provide analysis and project future results.  Conduct interviews with operations personnel to obtain and document supporting details and assumptions.  Conversion and importation of budget into general ledger system.
  • Special projects are completed accurately, efficiently, timely and professionally- Special projects are documented through financial schedules, work papers, notes and findings memo to requesting party.  Special projects are completed by established deadlines.  
  • Filing and organization of physical documents- Documentation is easy to find, where it is expected to be office is clear of documents to be filed, previous fiscal year’s documents are properly rotated and stored.  Archival information is properly labeled and notated for easy retrieval.  

About Inglis:

Founded in 1877, Inglis has been supporting people with disabilities to live the lives they choose, where and how they choose. From adapted technology, independent living apartments, and other community-based programming, to long-term care – Inglis meets the needs of the people we serve along the continuum of care. 

Inglis has three key areas of programmatic focus under the “parent” of the Inglis organization, including: Inglis Housing Corporation, the largest private developer in the Philadelphia area of affordable, accessible independent living apartments for people with disabilities; Inglis House, our long-term care wheelchair community serving a younger population (average age is 54); and Community Support Services, a collection of programs that support people with disabilities who choose to live independently in the community. All of these services are supported with Inglis’ thought leadership in Adapted Technology and commitment to Person-Centered Care.

Inglis is a national leader in providing comprehensive care and services for people living with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and other neurological disorders resulting in some level of paralysis and mobility impairment.
Inglis serves more than 1,000 people directly, and many more indirectly through its website and other outreach activities supporting its mission to “enable people with disabilities – and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.”

Inglis welcomes great people without regard to disability, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, military service, marital status, or any other characteristics, as protected by law.  We encourage all Protected Veterans and the long-term unemployed to apply.  Please send resume to Inglis Human Resources, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 or via email to careers@inglis.org   EOE, M/F/D/V