ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST
Company: GO KIDS INC
Posted on: January 25, 2023
FULL-TIME, NON -EXEMPT BENEFITED POSITION, SALARY $24 PER HOUR
SUMMARY: Prepare and maintain interrelated financial records in
relation to individual departments, projects, and Go Kids as a
whole in accordance to the HR & Fiscal Policy and Procedure Manuals
of Go Kids, Inc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following as well
as other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.
I. ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING
---Analyzes general ledger to ensure reconciliation with detail
ledger or supporting schedule relating to attendance and accounts
---Code, post and general cash receipts.
---Performs variance analysis reporting relating to attendance and
accounts receivable billing.
---Process month end attendance inclusive of contract earnings
control sheet reconciliation.
---Issue monthly tuition statements for all Go Kids' clients.
---Prepares fiscal claims for submission to funding sources.
---Post accounts receivable to general ledger.
---Audit family files monthly as part of the Audit Team.
---Maintain credit card agreements and process credit card
---Coordinates and prepares pertinent information for external
accounting firm and auditors.
---Enroll in appropriate training to adhere to the department's
professional development goals.
---Analyze outstanding Accounts Receivable and review collections
with Site Supervisors/Regional Directors.
---Interface with clients to discuss outstanding receivables.
---Interface regularly with the family and compliance specialists
---Maintain and keep current appropriate binders - NOA, Billing,
Provider, Credit Memos, Journal Entries, Accounts Receivable Aging,
---Review accounting policies and procedures related to attendance
and accounts receivable and update as needed.
---Continue to increase professional knowledge and skills
associated with accounting.
II. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
---Assist with training and effectively coaching Site Supervisors
and Administration staff regarding fiscal procedure focused on
attendance, accounts receivable and collections.
---Responsible for job cross training.
---Recommend improvements to current practices within the fiscal
---Keeps abreast of current regulations, trends and practices in
general accounting, and office administration professions.
---Uses equipment and materials in a safe and acceptable manner,
follows established safety procedures, uses appropriate safeguards
and observes common sense rules of safety in all on-the-job
---Assist with additional support as needed by Finance
---Conducts self in manner reflecting credit on Go Kids and
encourages others to do the same.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
---Requires general knowledge of accounting principles, including
federal, state and local laws and regulations governing
---Must be organized, creative, independent and self-motivated,
enthusiastic, dependable, detail-oriented, flexible in scheduling
and prioritization, and driven by excellence.
---Must possess exceptional communication skills to present facts
and recommendations effectively in oral and written form, including
accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.
---Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective
business relationships; demonstrated ability to communicate in
situations requiring tact and poise; skilled in confidentiality and
---Thorough knowledge of office administration (including efficient
filing systems, office machines and equipment, and computer
software, including MS Excel and other accounting software) and
skilled in customer service and employee relations.
---Must present a neat, professional appearance.
---Must be able to adjust tasks and focus with composure, and in
accordance with changing deadlines and priorities.
---Requires a good sense of humor and belief in working as a
professional, cohesive team member.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
---Associate's degree (A.A/S.) in Accounting or a related field or
equivalent from four year college and two-three (2-3) years related
experience in a business and/or non-profit environment. Experience
in Accounting and attendance record keeping essential. Supervisory
experience necessary along with an understanding of fund or job
cost accounting. Possess a valid CA driver's license and pass
criminal record clearances.
---Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports,
business correspondence, and procedures with conformance to the
prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present
information and respond to questions from government entities,
employees, managers, clients, and the general public.
---Bilingual and Biliterate skills required.
---Ability to work with generally accepted accounting procedures,
balance sheets, profit/loss statements, and mathematical concepts
such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply
concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to
practical situations. Ability to calculate figures & amounts with a
---Ability to define and solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of concrete variables, occasionally in situations where
only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety
of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT: physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met (or may be encountered) by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
---Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to talk, hear and use hands to
finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, sit, stand,
reach with hands and arms, and walk. Occasionally required to climb
or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus.
---Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions and wet
(humid) conditions and is occasionally exposed to the risk of
electrical shock. Noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate and can sometimes be noisy.
COME WORK FOR A WINNING TEAM!
FULL-TIME BENEFITED POSITION INCLUDES: COMPANY PAID MEDICAL, DENTAL
AND VISION TO THE EMPLOYEE. COMPANY CONTRIBUTIONS ANNUALLY TO
401(K), LTD, STD, LIFE, FSA AND HSA OPTIONS.
$24 PER HOUR
Keywords: GO KIDS INC, Gilroy , ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST, Other , Gilroy, California
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