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Billing Specialist-Smithfield RI Job #1264

Under the direction of our Chief Financial Officer, the Billing Specialist will play a pivotal role in facilitating agency billing and administrative needs in our Smithfield, RI location. We are seeking an individual with a proven ability to manage and appropriately prioritize multiple, complex responsibilities, while effectively meeting departmental guidelines. The individual will be responsible for managing a high volume of billing activities and will demonstrate extensive expertise on all A/R policies, processes and systems while providing effective supports to our entire Finance team. We are seeking a candidate with strong business, technical and analytical discipline, as well as troubleshooting skills. This position interfaces heavily with program staff in our Smithfield location and requires strong Microsoft Excel/Word and written/oral communication skills. Must be highly organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented with the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment

Job Responsibilities:

Participate in contract rate negotiations with partnered and state insurance companies

Ensure timely authorizations and re-authorizations with insurance companies or state programs

Data entry of client information, insurance details, and service codes into billing software

Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets for billing purposes

Utilize both electronic and paper records to perform billing tasks

Track current provider credentials and generate timely reports

Submit insurance claims to clearinghouses and/or insurance companies

Respond to inquiries from insurance companies, clients, and providers

Fiscal and administrative filing as needed

Maintain confidentiality in all fiscal matters

Assist with monthly and yearly financial reporting and audits

Collaborate with other departments to streamline operations and improve financial processes

Monitor compliance with financial regulations and company policies

Maintain a well-organized and easily accessible filing system for financial documents

Attend financial and administrative meetings, providing insights and updates

Perform other duties as assigned


Associates Degree in Accounting preferred, but not necessary.

At least two years of experience in a fast-paced office environment

Minimum of one year of accounting experience preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a strong emphasis on Excel spreadsheets

Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Proficiency in computer and accounting software

Ability to pass extensive background checks, including BCI, CORI, OIG, and driving record checks

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