Positions with JSI (John Snow) in Public Health Mgt

John Snow, Inc., and our nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. Current opportunities both locally and internationally include:

M&E Officer – Rosslyn, VA

Data Visualization Advisor and Team Lead – Rosslyn, VA

Procurement Specialist – Woerden, Netherlands

Referred via Arlington Employment Center job board-

For other jobs visit: http://www.jsi.com/JSIInternet/Careers/jobpostings.cfm

CareFirst– Billing Analyst, Finance

Job Title: Billing Analyst, Finance

Location: Fairfax, VA

Career Band: BDA

Job ID #: 9832
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Compiles, validates and supports financial data for upload to Oracle to ensure accuracy of the TPA’s financial statements. Accomplished by reviewing rate coding for accuracy, creating and uploading journal entries to support month-end close, and performing monthly account reconciliations.

Establishes and maintains comprehensive Excel spreadsheets for cash application and reconciliation to daily bank statements to ensure the bank and CFA systems are in sync. Audits ancillary vendor payments to ensure accuracy of remittances.  This involves ensuring that the rates are accurate, mapping of fields correspond to CFA systems, customizations are linked, and there aren’t any ‘fallouts’ in the C&R files.

Establishes and maintains relationships with Points of Contact (POC) at account and vendor levels.  Needs to have a solid and in depth understanding of the client product requirements and be able to effectively establish and maintain rate requirements needed to implement accounts.  Responsible for troubleshooting LuminX admin rate discrepancies and vendors accounts to ensure all rates/payments are clearly communicated and supported.

Build and maintain accurate billing rates in LuminX to ensure that clients are invoiced properly in accordance with the client’s Coverag & Rate (C&R) Sheet.  this requires vendor and GL account review and maintenance, as well as mapping of fields to correspond to CFA systems.  Information in C&Rs to be reviewed and questions about accuracy of billing rates should be posed to Finance Management and/or Account Management.

Responsible for monitoring and tracking manual billing data as well as enrollment system updates.  Must be able to prioritize work and provide direct customer support for billing issues and various enrollment needs.  Provides regular progress reports for internal and external stakeholders when appropriate.  Creates AdHoc queries and reports by request.  Supports external audit requests when required.

Troubleshoots user system issues.  Works with vendors, account management and technical resources to track and correct identified issues in a timely manner.   Develops solutions and recommends workarounds to solve low to mid-complexity technical and/or business issues.  Ensures that appropriate controls exist, are efficient and accurate and in compliance with TPA standards.  Works with internal and external stakeholders to track and resolve issues as required.

Bill additional client fees and/or credits timely and accurately, and with proper description.  Ensure the use of correct billing method to issue these fees and/or credits.

Conducts user acceptance testing for vendor change requests and for scheduled system releases to identify defects and ensure proper resolution prior to sign off for production.  Ability to create test billing data for User Acceptance Validation.

Special projects as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:
• Work independently with minimal supervision
• Excellent customer service skills
• Knowledgeable about accepted accounting practices
• Must have excellent computer skills
• Must be detailed oriented and highly organized
• Must be an efficient multi-tasker and be able to prioritize multiple deliverables
• Must have superior analytical skills.

Working Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The employee must frequently talk and hear.  Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position.

Travel
No travel is expected for this position.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other math related field.
• Minimum 4-5 years of accounting, business, or finance experience.
• Other requirements (certifications and so forth) TPA experience.
• Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required performing this job.

PREFERRED:
LuminX and/or Oracle experience.  Intermediate Excel skills.  Insurance experience.  TPA experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position

AAP/EEO Statement
Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time.  Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence.   Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.

Disclaimer
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly to Federal health care programs.

Department: Finance & Funding

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

PeopleSoft/Self Service/Recruiting

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

Please apply before: 5/30/2017

 

CareFirst– Management Accounting Supervisor

Job Title: Management Accounting Supervisor

Location: Washington, DC

Career Band: BDB

Job ID #: 9807

This position can be filled at either the DC location or the Owings Mills location depending on the candidate selected.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Under the general direction of the Director of Federal Accounting, Corporate Initiatives & Fixed Assets, the accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Internal Accounting, Reporting & Analysis  – Supervises and coordinates the accounting processes, financial reporting, and financial analysis of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).  Oversees related processes to assure that all administrative expenditures and financial statement reporting in support of the FEHBP are completed timely and accurately.  Coordinates and supports the internal accounting for FEHBP with the Cost Accounting, Financial Planning, Financial Reporting, and other CareFirst departments to assure the accurate and timely capture of all FEHBP transactions in the CareFirst financial systems.  Meets on a regular basis with senior financial and operational management to provide underwriting gain/loss explanations, actual to budget cost summaries and analysis, and general updates on technical and complex Federal contract financial matters.

External Accounting, Reporting & Analysis – Provides guidance to staff and coordinates the timely and accurate preparation, review and submission of all external FEHBP financial cost reports and financial statements to the BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBSA), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and all BlueCross BlueShield Plans utilizing the CareFirst FEP Bridge claims processing system.  Provides assurance that CareFirst’s recovery of the administrative expenses in support of these federal contracts is maximized.  Coordinates and supports the administrative cost settlements for costs in excess of approved budgets with external agencies (BCBSA, OPM).

Audits -Provides detail support for multiple (5-10) annual audits of the CareFirst Federal programs/contracts each year.  This includes supporting all administrative cost submissions, cash management transactions (claims, refunds, and rebates) and reimbursement for these transactions from the U.S. Treasury, and verification of compliance with federal regulations and internal guidelines.  The audits are performed by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the BCBSA, Ernst Young (EY), and the CareFirst internal audit department.

Compliance – Supports efforts to ensure CareFirst compliance with Federal and BCBSA financial regulations; and to minimize the risk of noncompliance. This includes implementing new regulations as they are issued and monitoring the controls in place to ensure compliance.  Provide explanations and interpretations of Federal regulations as required to CareFirst management and external parties.

Financial Budgets, Plans, & Forecasts (FEHBP) – Coordinates the preparation, review and submission of the external FEHBP financial budgets, plans, and forecasts.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for directing assigned accounting professionals and providing guidance, leadership, training, and development.  1 to 3 professional level staff are under the direct/indirect supervision of this position.  Provides support and guidance to various Finance departments including Cost Accounting on FEHBP administrative expense and financial reporting issues.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Required: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or equivalent, six+ years progressively responsible accounting and supervisory experience.  In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

Abilities/Skills: Effective oral and written skills for dealing with all levels of management and senior levels of outside organizations, interpersonal skills, the ability to interpret, explain and coordinate implementation of complex policies/procedures, ability to manage self and others in completion of projects and the flexibility to manage high priority projects simultaneously, creative, independent and high analytical thought process. Must be able to effectively work  in a fast paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time.  Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence.   Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.

Preferred:  CPA and 3 years of experience with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.  Very strong PC skills.  Experience with Hyperion/Essbase.  In depth knowledge of CareFirst systems and processes, Federal Employee Health Benefit Acquisition Regulations (FEHBAR), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

Department: Management Reporting

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

PeopleSoft/Self Service/Recruiting

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

Please apply before: 5/25/2017

 

Immediate Needs-Jobs with Manpower Staffing

Manpower Staffing-IMMEDIATE NEEDS!manpower

  • Staff Auditor – Arlington – Needs banking experience
  • Forklift – Lorton, Annandale, and Sterling – $14 – experience in warehouse, background and drug         screen required
  • Event attendant – Georgetown – $13 – Week long duration – setting up event
  • Production Clerk – Chantilly – $10.53 – $12.03 – would be long term if desired, multiple shifts, requires drug screen, background and credit check, lived in the US for the past 10 years
  • Technical Associate 1, 2, and 3 – Sterling – Knowledge of blueprint reading and electronic assembly
  • Inspector/Tester – Sterling – Knowledge of electronic quality control

 

APPLY AS FOLLOWS—->>>

            1. Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com
            2. Select Create an Account, complete your information; *under Select location Closest to Where You Live, choose Arlington, VA
            3. Upload or paste a resume and complete your Manpower account creating username and password
            4. Following completion of your profile, email your resume or outline of experience to sarah.erdwins@manpower.com and cc aecmarketing@arlingtonva.us with subject line ARL JOBS

 

Property Accountant – Paradigm

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PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT w/ Paradigm

Looking for a rewarding career opportunity in the property management industry?   We are looking for the right candidate to join the team at one of our apartment communities in Washington DC.  You will gain invaluable business and customer service experience and the opportunity to grow and advance in the Paradigm organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handling all accounting procedures including payment processing and monthly billing.
  • Managing the collection process including resident letters and court appearances.
  • Preparing accounting and related management reports.
  • Handling accounting related resident relations.
  • Assisting in the leasing effort when needed.
  • Work schedule includes extended hours when needed for business needs.

 

Requirements include:

  • Experience with AMSI or similar property accounting software preferred.
  • Excellent computer knowledge in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong interpersonal, written communication and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to organize and multi-task in a busy office environment.
  • College degree, particularly in Accounting, preferred.
  • Reliable transportation, proof of valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Compensation and Benefits include:

  • Pay Rate is $18.00-$19.00 per hour, depending on experience.
  • Available benefits upon eligibility include medical, dental and vision plans, tiered paid leave, 401(k), on-site housing discount and free on-site parking during work hours.

APPLY: Email resume which outlines the requirments and responsibilities of the job to resumes@paradigmcos.com  and cc  pegner@arlingtonva.us with subject  line Property Accountant AEC

Arlington County–Deputy Treasurer for Operations

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
DEPUTY TREASURER FOR OPERATIONS
Office of the Treasurer

Salary Range: $80,974.40 – $123,635.20 Annually

Closing Date: 4/20/2017
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Reasonable Accommodation upon Request

Work Location: 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington *METRO-accessible*
POSITION INFORMATION
This position is an appointee reporting to and serving at the pleasure of the Treasurer, an elected official accountable to the citizens of Arlington. The Deputy Treasurer for Operations provides leadership to the Operations Division and management of its daily operations, including the management and staffing of two phone queues that receive over 40,000 calls per year. The Operations Deputy directs the division’s activities to achieve the goals set forth by the Treasurer. Additionally, the Deputy Treasurer for Operations is part of the Treasurer’s senior management team and contributes to office-wide planning, goal-setting and management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Manage the daily operations of Operations Division
 Oversee the performance and career development of 17 full-time employees;
 Directly manage and coach the Assistant Deputy for Operations;
 Make all hiring, disciplinary and termination recommendations for the division.
Develop and oversee procedures for the billing, receipt and proper application of tax payments
 Develop, implement and maintain billing procedures in accordance with State Code and County ordinance;
 Manage billing processes for the printing and mailing of 230,000 bills and 180,000 decals annually;
 Develop, implement and maintain payment procedures in accordance with State Code and County ordinances;
 Manage payment processes for the receipt of nearly one billion dollars annually, so as to deliver the highest level of customer service while also achieving the lowest possible level of delinquency;
 Manage payment process to ensure that payments are properly applied to customer accounts and the County’s general ledger;
 Monitor internal controls for the Operations Division’s activities;
 Monitor and evaluate the overall effectiveness and efficiency of billing and payment procedures;
 Initiate and implement organizational or system improvements when necessary to meet objectives.
Develop goals and objectives for the Operations Division
 Develop and monitor individual work unit goals throughout the division;
 Develop and monitor the Operations Division budget and workload measures for the County and State Compensation Board budgets.
Prepare and Analyze Reports
 Design, prepare and present to the Treasurer internal statistical reports covering all Operations Division responsibilities;
 Identify and investigate changing business trends or anomalies in the data and reporting;
 Provide statistics to support the preparation of County’s and Treasurer’s Office’s annual budgets;
 Prepare and present all reports required of the division, including reports to the County Board, reports to other County departments, reports to State agencies, and reports for inclusion in publications for citizens.
Contribute to the Overall Management of the Treasurer’s Office
 Confer regularly with other deputies;
 Advise the Treasurer on office policies.
OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:
 Lead the selection of, and oversee the work of, vendors and consultants, including software and print vendors and external payment receipting sources;
 Respond to inquiries from citizens, County Board members and other state and local officials;
 Intervene in and respond to customer service issues as necessary;
 Consult and collaborate with other local Treasurers and Finance Departments on payment receipting issues.
 Serve in the Treasurer’s place when required;
 Represent the Treasurer’s Office at public meetings when required;
 Carry out other duties as assigned by the Treasurer.

SELECTION CRITERIA
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required, plus experience in general management, working with complex computer systems, handling personnel issues, customer service, public contact and communications.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) or significant experience in one or more of the following:
a) Experience monitoring and evaluating the work of professional and clerical staff;
b) Experience managing process improvement;
c) Experience in the receipt of local government revenue;
d) Experience monitoring and evaluating customer service processes;
e) Experience designing, implementing and monitoring internal controls.
Each section of the application must be completed. A resume should also be attached; however, it will not substitute for the completed application.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Completion of the Supplemental Questionnaire is a requirement of the application process. Do not respond with “see resume” to any question. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Operations Division is comprised of two functional areas: Customer Service and Management Information and Billing.
Customer Service
 Processes all directly remitted County revenue and provides the associated face-to-face customer service required to help customers understand their obligations and resolve problems.
 Processes payments received by other County departments and agencies.
 Transmits payment files for nightly posting to the accounts receivable files and County general ledger.
 Provides frontline County services, by, among other activities, issuing County vehicle decals and dog licenses and accepting applications and payments for residential zone parking permits.
 Provides support for the Arlington County on-line payment portal (CAPP), including:
• Telephone, email, and face-to-face customer service;
• Creates and maintains customer accounts including address maintenance, account consolidation and real estate tax account set up.
• Coordinates with the software vendor to ensure optimum functionality of CAPP.

Management Information and Billing
 Maintains the accounts receivable files for all County taxes and adjusts those accounts to assess and abate late payment penalties, resolve payment posting problems and process customer refunds;
 Reconciles the accounts receivable files to the County’s general ledger;
 Performs and coordinates updates to handle real estate tax exemptions and deferrals, new construction tax billing, and other real estate issues;
 Coordinates with other County agencies and outside vendors to produce timely and accurate tax bills;
 Manages programs for processing payments though lockbox services and alternative customer payment options.

To Apply: Please send completed application, cover letter and resume to: treasurer@arlingtonva.us; use subject line “Deputy Treasurer for Operations.” Each section of the application must be completed. The resume does not substitute for the completed application.
The examination for this position may include one or more of the following: (1) evaluation of training and experience; (2) written and oral examination; (3) performance test; (4) personal interview; and (5) physical examination.
Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation during the selection process. Please call 703-228-0591 (voice) or 703-228-4613 (TTY).
Competitive benefits and salary commensurate with education and experience. Salary range $80,974.40 – $123,635.20.
For immediate hire; closing date April 20, 2017. Open until filled. Intake of applications on-going. Interviews scheduled on-going. Not everyone who applies will receive an interview.
EOE

 

County Application 10-2015

Arlington County–Assistant Deputy Treasurer of Tax Collection

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA

ASSISTANT DEPUTY TREASURER FOR TAX COLLECTION

Office of the Treasurer

 

Salary Range: $62,358.40 – $95,284.80 Annually

 

Closing Date:  April 12, 2017

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Reasonable Accommodation upon Request

Work Location: 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington *METRO-accessible*

POSITION INFORMATION

This position reports directly to the Deputy Treasurer for Compliance who is appointed by and reports directly to the Treasurer, an elected official accountable to the citizens of Arlington County. The Assistant Deputy Treasurer for Tax Collection assists the Deputy by providing leadership to the Compliance staff, managing the daily operations of the Compliance Division, leading special projects and achieving the revenue collection goals set forth.  This position will collect all delinquent taxes, court fines and other revenues due to Arlington County.  The Assistant Deputy Treasurer for Tax Collection ensures the smooth operation within the Compliance Division, including a call center which handles over 50,000 calls per year, an enforcement team which issues over 7,000 liens/seizures per year and initiates over 1,000 motions for judgment per year.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Manage daily operations of Compliance Division

  • Oversee performance of 24 employees (21 full-time, 3 part-time).
  • Directly manage team leaders, outreach officer and business analyst.
  • Identify training issues and assist team leaders to design and implement training.
  • Oversee with hiring, disciplinary and termination recommendations for the division.
  • Monitor operations of the division.

Oversee collection and enforcement procedures

  • Ensure collection and enforcement procedures to adhere with State Code and County Ordinances.
  • Monitor and evaluate overall effectiveness and recommend program, system, organizational or resource changes when necessary.
  • Manage the overall collection and enforcement processes to achieve the lowest possible level of delinquency and meet annual goals.

Implement goals and objectives for Compliance Division

  • Assist the Deputy Treasurer in setting delinquency rate expectations.
  • Assist the Deputy Treasurer in developing and monitoring individual work unit goals throughout the division.
  • Assist the Deputy Treasurer in developing and monitoring the Compliance Division budget and workload measures for the County and State Compensation Board budgets.

Prepare and Analyze Reports

  • Prepare delinquency and collection reports.
  • Develop reports as needed.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of reports prepared by Compliance staff.
  • Assist the Deputy in preparing all reports required of the division, including but not limited to: statistics for the annual budget, internal Treasurer’s Office reports, reports to the County Board, reports to other County departments, reports to State agencies, and reports for inclusion in publications for citizens.

OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Assume the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Treasurer for Compliance when the Deputy is absent.
  • Select and oversee the work of vendors including but not limited to outside collection agencies, tax software vendor, parking ticket software vendor and print vendor.
  • Represent the Compliance Division on specials projects.
  • Respond to inquiries from citizens, other county agencies and staff.

SELECTION CRITERIA

 

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree required, plus experience in general management, working with complex computer systems, handling personnel issues, public contact, and communications.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

 

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with significant experience in one or more of the following:

 

  1. a) Monitoring the work of professional and clerical staff.
  2. b) Collection of local government revenue.

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