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UnitedHealth Group

Accounts Payable Specialist


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse


Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Hours: Full Time:

Location: 100 Front Street - Worcester MA

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

It is the expectation of the Executive Team of the organization that each employee support the mission, vision and goals of the organization. Each employee will be responsible for demonstrating core continuous improvement competencies to ensure the appropriate focus is placed on managing the necessary processes to support the strategies, with the ability to problem solve which should result in the identification of root causes and countermeasures to permanently eliminate the problem and supports the organization’s culture of continuous improvement through the lens of providing quality patient care and a solid customer focus.

Each employee will be responsible for demonstrating core competencies by a solid willingness to work with others throughout the organization and be a role model for teamwork and cooperation that results in the highest quality of care and concern for our patients and employees. A core belief at organization, and one that must be demonstrated by all employees, is that each patient and employee is treated with respect and that decisions affecting either are made with integrity and professionalism and promote a high degree of trust. These characteristics along with personal initiative and a solid focus on results are critical to continued success in this role.

Positions in this function provides efficient and accurate functional support to the Account Payable Department. Ensures the accuracy, proper authorization and reasonableness of all invoices processed. Prepares payments to vendors as required and other related duties. Analyzes problematic invoices and provides solutions to internal staff. Participates in periodic audits by internal auditors, external auditors, and other regulatory agencies. Assists in testing of all software upgrades for systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Fosters excellent quality customer service standards in daily operations with A/P staff, buyers in the purchasing department and external vendors
  • Reviews invoices for accuracy, obtains approvals, codes and posts
  • Provides support and assistance to Suppliers and Internal Staff to ensure quality customer service
  • Produces manual checks as required. Ascertains need for immediate action, such as, manual check versus including discrepancy in next payables run
  • Analyzes invoice for proper coding of sales and use tax. Ensures that all state sales and use tax is properly coded and paid if applicable
  • Ensures that processes between Accounts Payable and Purchasing are working at the goal to achieve maximum efficiencies of Accounts Payable system within an integrated Financial System
  • Reviews and prepares checks for distribution. Attaches back-up to checks as required. Ensures each check has signature or signatures in accordance with check signing authorization policy
  • Communicates with suppliers and internal staff for clarification of questionable invoices
  • Ensures bank receives weekly submittal of all Accounts Payable checks processed through an automated on line process. Ensures that Accounts Payable check issue file is sent to bank following established procedures
  • Ensures accuracy of 1099 MISC information. Collects and enters all W-9 information in system, including analysis of invoice to determine if 1099 reportable or not
  • Participates in a variety of audits. Provides information to internal staff members and external auditors as requested to facilitate the timely completion of audit. Provides information relating to
  • Accounts Payable to appropriate sources

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 1+ years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Payable process
  • Proficient in Computer Applications including Excel

Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description, may be substituted for the above requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret various job related reports
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.