Accounting Assistant - Entry (No Accounting Experience Required)
Company: Southern Scripts
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Accounting Assistant - Natchitoches, LA
We wanted a PBM that worked better--- so we created one.
Southern Scripts , the leading disruptor in the PBM industry,
simplifies the complexities of navigating through the Pharmacy
Benefit Manager world by offering a value-added approach to ensure
the employer absolute freedom, control, and choice to their health
plan structure without compromising patient experiences and
outcomes. We improve healthcare and reduce rising prescription
costs for employers and their employees. We are looking for
individuals who are passionate, strong, and committed to developing
systems and service solutions that promote our business goals and
Southern Scripts is searching for incredible talent! We continue to
experience accelerated growth in a rapidly changing industry.
There's never been a better time to join our team.
We are currently seeking an Accounting Assistant in Natchitoches,
What We Have to Offer
Our benefits package is designed to keep our employees happy and
healthy - physically, mentally and financially.
Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
Disability and Life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Remote work options
Generous Paid-Time Off
Annual Reviews and Development Plans
Retirement Plan with company match immediately 100% vested
Role and Responsibilities The Accounting Assistant works closely
with Accounting Team members under the general supervision of the
Accounting Administrator, and is responsible for providing support
with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and vendor
documentation and data maintenance. Also provides excellent
customer service while maintaining high Company standards in
professionalism and strict confidentiality at all times. Assesses
office procedures and makes necessary changes in order to improve
office functioning. May assume responsibility for training,
assigning, and checking work of subordinates. Performs
administrative support duties. Serves as a contact person for other
employees or the outside public. Communicates with internal and
external offices to obtain or share information. Ensures
administrative details are completed.
Assist in the preparation of invoices and verification of accuracy
in relation to claims data.
Submit invoices and backup documentation to clients via electronic
Send 15-day payment reminders to clients related to late invoice
Save claim remits in .PDF file format at time of invoicing and
disburse to pharmacies at time of payment.
Reconcile Accounts Receivable payments with invoices, noting
discrepancies and communicating such to Billing Manager.
Perform research related to pharmacy claim, payment and remit
questions from clients and vendors.
Maintain and secure records necessary for 1099 compliance.
Maintain and update pharmacy vendor files with changes in tax
identification numbers, NPI numbers, and contact information using
Help Desk system when necessary.
Deposit payments in bank as needed.
Maintain confidentiality of information and data at all times.
Proactively communicate on a daily basis to ensure issues and
workflow priorities remain on target.
Assist with projects as needed and perform other duties as
Abide by all obligations under HIPAA related to Protected Health
If a HIPAA violation is discovered, whether individually or by
another, you must report the violation to the Compliance Officer
and/or Human Resources.
Attend, complete, and demonstrate competency in all required HIPAA
Training offered by the company.
Flexibility to understand, appreciate and embrace that this job
description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change
or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Ability to work with peers in a team effort.
Familiar with general Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
Strong organizational and time management capabilities.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication
General knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics.
Ability to quickly learn specialized PBM software application.
Basic knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Detail oriented, with successful experience in meeting multiple
Aptitude for providing excellent customer service.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be
available during the "core" work hours of 8:00AM to 5:00PM CT. We
cover clients from West to East Coast, work times must be adjusted
to cover meetings in all time zones. Ability to work extended
hours, weekends and holidays pursuant with industry demands.
Required Education and Skills
GED required; Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred
Account Receivable processes: 2 years
Account Payable processes: 2 years
Microsoft Word and Excel: 2 years
Southern Scripts, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO)
to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Southern Scripts
complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation, and training.
Southern Scripts expressly prohibits any form of workplace
harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,
genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper
interference with the ability of Southern Scripts employees to
perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and
including discharge. EOE M/F/D/V
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