Accountant/Claims Specialist

Company Name:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Accountant/Claims SpecialistAccountant II
Agency Name:
Dept. of Public Health
Official Title:
Accountant II
Functional Title:
Accountant/Claims Specialist
Occupational Group:
Budget & Accounting
Position Type:
Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time:
Salary Range:
$20.83 to $30.10 Hourly
Bargaining Unit:
Number Of Vacancies:
Facility Location:
This position out-stationed from the Bureau of Public Health Facilities to Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton
Application Deadline:
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This position is funded from the Commonwealth's annual operating budget.Duties:
Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer at Mass Hospital School and indirect supervision of the IT Operations Manager at the Bureau of Public Health Facilities, the Accountant II will prepare quarterly claim reporting and accounting for submission to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Accountant II will provide quantitative analysis and cost reporting for the Bureau of Public Health Facilities. Other duties include budget analysis and preparation and completing fiscal transactions in the state's online accounting system (MMARS).
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below .
I. An Associate's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience .
II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.
Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting including terminology
Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of accounting data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations
Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to prepare general and financial reports
Knowledge of the principles and practices of fiscal management
Knowledge of state accounting procedures including terminology
Knowledge of principles and practices of cost accounting
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access Word and Outlook
Proficiency in the state's accounting system (MMARS) a plus.
This is a Civil Service position.
Work schedule: 20 hours per week, monday-friday, day shift.
If there is no civil service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered. As applicable, preference for this position will be given to those candidates who are eligible for Civil Service/ConTest Reinstatement/Reemployment or to those candidates who have passed the civil service examination for this job title, and who respond to the job certification that was recently issued for this location" and/or to employees laid off or bumped from this title who are eligible for recall, and in accordance with Article 14 or applicable Collective bargaining requirements.
This is a Civil Service position
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit and click on "Information for Job Applicants"
How To Apply: If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile andlog in.
We strongly encourage applicants to apply on-line. If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, and would prefer to send your resume and cover letter by mail or fax please forward it to:
Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Hospital School
Human Resources Office, posting # J44191
3 Randolph St
Canton, Ma 02021
Email: .us
Or to Fax
Please contact 830-8312 if you have questions.
When applying for this position remember to include posting ID #J44191
Please help our environment by not mailing and faxing your cover letter and resume if you have submitted your materials on-line. Thank you!
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The Commonwealth acts in good faith to affirmatively recruit a diverse population.If you wish to self-identify, please click on the links below. Completing this formis voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please note that all Affirmative Actionand Disability data is kept in a confidential file.Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below)
to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below)
Officer/ADA Coordinator:
Ms Juna Pierre
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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