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Fiscal Analyst II

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00269PO17
Classification Title Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II
Internal Title Fiscal Analyst II
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department Health Services
Band 5
Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480
Advertised Salary Range $34,480-$41,000
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 40.0
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8-5, Based on nature of position, evening and weekends may be required.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Fiscal Accounting

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Performs standard support services related to health insurance and accounts receivable duties within the Business Office of Student Health Services. Prepares and assists in the preparation of invoices, vouchers, bank deposits, budget requests, projections, receipts and summary reports. Responsible for processing Accounts Receivable to include posting transactions to various accounts, depositing checks received from various state agencies and programs as well as third party payers. Monitors account status to ensure timely transaction processing. Screens disbursement and fund transfer requests for accuracy, legality, and authorization. Assists professional staff in implementing financial procedural changes; confers with internal and external agency financial officials about procedures and records. Interprets accounting system policies, procedures, and forms. Supervises the collection and compilation of information for reporting purposes.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 1 year professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, or high school diploma and 5 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment or equivalency. Familiar with and able to apply basic accounting principles and critical thinking. Working knowledge of medical coding (CPT, ICD-9, and HCPCS coding), insurance filing and medical terminology. Experience using medical office software. Experience with direct and indirect customer service. Working knowledge of general office software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with accounts receivable especially in the area of college health and associated insurance programs.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Knowledge of office policies, procedures, rules, regulations and equipment. Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping principles and practices especially in a healthcare setting. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Prefer knowledge of University policies and procedures especially in the area of student health and insurance. Ability to perform mathematical concepts. Ability to interpret and apply financial procedures and regulations. Ability to perform analysis of financial records. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality standards including but not limited to HIPAA and FERPA.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 10/09/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 09/10/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/18940
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 1-year professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience filing health insurance claims?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience working with ICD-10 codes? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to a HIPAA regulation? If so, describe the circumstance.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents