New Job Accounts Receivable Clerk In Northwest Territories

Accounts Receivable Clerk
Accounts Receivable Clerk

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $71,000–$85,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The Accounts Receivable Clerk is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Supervisor, Accounts Receivable. The Accounts Receivable Clerk is responsible for invoicing, collection of receivables, shadow billing, and fee for service billing for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) to ensure that patient, insurer and other third parties are accurately invoiced, and that payments are recorded and collected in a timely manner in accordance with the applicable acts, regulations, policies and procedures. The revenue activities for the NTHSSA include approximately 60 million in revenue and 16,000 billing activities per year. In addition NTHSSA process approximately 3000 deposits per year.

This position is located within the finance division of the NTHSSA and works closely with a number of practitioners and clinic staff at both Primary Health Care sites, GNWT Health Insurance Administration and other NTHSSA program and support staff in order to complete day to day functions. The incumbent also interacts with a variety of clients and 3rd party insurance or legal representatives and must adjust their approach accordingly. Incorrect billings can result in client disputes, delayed collections, reduced revenue recognition and delayed cash flows.

Accuracy, timeliness and follow through are critical in order to ensure revenues are received to manage the operation of the NTHSSA as a whole as well as to maintain good working relationships.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of an Accounting Certificate or Business Administration Diploma from a recognized educational institution, combined with two years of related experience; OR 5 years’ related experience, preferably in a public service environment.

Medical terminology or medical billing experience is considered an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.