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2017-12-112018-01-10

Senior Accountant - CPA

Performant Financial
Livermore, CA
  • Job Code
    2017-50-1A-002
Performant Financial Corporation

Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Senior Accountant - CPA
Job Code:2017-50-1A-002
Location:Livermore, CA
Status:Regular Full Time
  
Responsibilities:
An exciting career opportunity for the motivated high performer looking for more than just a job!
Performant is a market leader that delivers analytics, audit and recovery services for healthcare, government and student loans.

We offer:
- Competitive Salary
- Paid Vacation and Sick Time
- Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- 401K
- Employee Discount Programs
- Other Perks

We are hiring for the following newly created position:
The Senior Accountant - CPA will have responsibility for supporting financial management functions for client programs, while complying with  financial operations compliance requirements for the client program.
This role requires a CPA with Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; and is responsible for producing accurate and effective reporting, analysis, reconciliation and internal controls for financial operations for the client contracts. 

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Produce client financial management reporting, support processes, workflow, and documentation of procedures and controls required for the program.
• Complete required activities for bank accounts, account reconciliation, account reviews and transaction analysis, applicable reporting.
• Responsible for accurate and timely reconciliation of program accounts and required client financial reporting.
• Accurate and timely processing of client statements, remittances, and related files.
• Produce financial reporting required for client program that are accurate and in compliance with internal SOPs and contractual expectations.  
• Conduct monthly, quarterly and annual close processes in accordance with the client contract, and support identification of continuous improvement opportunities 
• Quickly master and effectively use internal and client specific applications and programs, as well as understand overall operations for delivery of services under the client contract.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal constituents and client contacts.
• Analyze reports and help identify trends and impact of operational workflows on financial management, accounting and reporting for the program.
• Effectively research and establish facts, articulate root cause and potential solutions to, and collaborate effectively with key stakeholders to bring to successful conclusion to complex matters. 
• Partner effectively with internal team members in service delivery for the contract and internal reporting, controls and support such as Payment Operations, Healthcare Operations, Program Governance, IT and other functions. 
• Interact with clients and auditors to provide records requested for audits of internal controls; and controls required in support of client contractual provisions. Respond to client, audit and internal questions and requests.
• Contribute to development and updates to SOPs, SOX, BCP and other control documents.
• Serve as back-up to primary resource for client program financial management. 
• Perform other incidental and related duties as assigned.
 
Required Skills and Knowledge:
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage corporate bank accounts and reconciliations.
• Familiarity with payments and credit card processing.
• Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices and high deposit transactional volume banking management.
• Demonstrated skills in contractual compliance, accounting, and operations.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving, with keen attention to details.
• Strong oral and written communication.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships internally and externally.
• Must excel in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities.
• Strong systems skills; easily adapts to effectively using new programs and applications.
• Superior spreadsheet skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Access database knowledge also helpful.
• Industry or operational knowledge of Medicare Secondary Payer Commercial Repayment programs a plus.
 
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline is required.
• Must have CPA (in "active" status).
• 3 - 5 years related work experience in treasury, accounting/finance or banking with heavy emphasis in 3rd party payments transaction accounting, bank reconciliation, analysis and reporting.
• Experience in Medicare Secondary Payer Commercial Repayment programs highly desired but not required.

Other Requirements
* Must submit to and pass background check.
* Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.
* Must not have any current defaulted student loans.
* Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors.
* Must submit to and pass drug screen.
* Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position may require additional background and/or clearances.

Job Profile is subject to change at any time.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.
  

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