Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke University Health System Job Description: Accounting Clerk II (4182)
Job Code: 4182
Pay Target: C2
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
Perform a variety of complex accounting tasks involved in maintaining financial records and processing related data; monitor, verify and reconcile accounts.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
The work performed in this position supports the financial accounting and performance of the Duke University Hospital Retail Pharmacies.
This work includes:
Monthly invoicing of health system entities that obtain medications from one of the retail pharmacies.
Monitoring status of Medicaid prescriptions filled to ensure compliance with regulatory programs including 340B
Serve as a resource for data and analytics related to retail pharmacy operations and financial accounting
Perform a variety of accounting tasks involved in maintaining financial records and processing related data such as invoices, vouchers and other documents; monitor and reconcile accounts with financial statements.
Maintain records of departmental or divisional grants/contracts and budget expenditures, informing appropriate staff members of financial status.
Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports and statements reflecting various data for utilization by higher management.
Prepare various financial and accounting forms and logs; review and/or coordinate the work of other team members as needed
Maintain interface with departmental and Health System personnel to obtain and provide information to verify or support financial records and ensure compliance with established Health System policies and procedures; prepare correspondence and answer inquiries regarding accounting information as required.
Compile financial information and prepare financial reports and statements reflecting various data for utilization by higher management.
Prepare various financial and accounting forms and logs; review and/or coordinate with other team members as needed.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires knowledge of general accounting principles usually through two years post-secondary education in accounting or a related business field.
Experience: Work generally requires three years of experience in an accounting setting to become familiar with the accepted accounting practices involved in maintaining financial records, reconciling accounting information and preparing financial statements, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: N/A
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Accounting/Bookkeeping Duke Accounting System
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Job Code: 00004182 ACCOUNTING CLERK Job Level: C2
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