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Billing Specialist - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)We are leading the way in Healthcare Technology. This position is for a Billing Specialist within the Accounting Team, specifically the OptumInsight Accounting Operations & Analysis Team, which is the central department for Billing. You will interact with customers, operations, finance and accounting teams to gather supporting data to ensure contract booking and invoice accuracy and work through specific billing discrepancies.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpret contracts to create billing and revenue rules within the PeopleSoft ERP (PS ERP)
  • Review, analyze and validate billing data
  • Generate and validate Invoices
  • Work with Project Managers/Operations/Finance to ensure accuracy
  • Work with Cash Applications/Accounting
  • Problem solving
  • Effectively researching, tracking and resolving billing problems and discrepancies
  • Effectively communicate with business users and customers
  • Be able to perform effectively in a high volume and fast-paced production environment with a high degree of accuracy and productivity
  • Be able to perform required tasks independently as well as contribute as needed in a team environment
  • Work within the SLAs for the department
  • Coordinate with multiple departments (ex. Accounting, Collections, IT)
  • Identifies process improvements within existing billing platforms and processes
  • Develop, document and maintain billing procedures
  • Document and maintain appropriate internal controls
  • Drive for improvements in customer satisfaction by striving for zero billing errors
  • Participate in various billing or special projects
  • Suggest process improvements to manager
  • Keep all procedural documents current as process changes occurYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of progression experience in Billing, Finance or Accounting
    • Intermediate proficiency with Excel and Word
    • Based in Eden Prairie, MN or TelecommutePreferred Qualifications:
      • Associate's or Bachelor's degree with Finance or Accounting focus
      • PeopleSoft experience
      • Review and set up of Contracts within PS ERP
      • Set up accounting/GL lines in PS ERP
      • Review, analyze and validate billing data
      • Generate and validate invoices
      • Work with Cash Applications or Accounting
      • Work with SharePoint
      • Experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines
      • Ability to prioritize daily and monthly workload
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
      • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
      • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
      • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses
      • High attention to detail
      • Problem solving skills
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure complianceUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $58,800 to $104,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Senior Accountant, Accounting, Finance, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

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