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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Company: Mount Prospect Academy
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist

Department: Business Office

Location: Plymouth, NH

Reports To: Controller

FLSA Status: Salary up to 58K

Company Background

Welcome to Mount Prospect Academy (MPA), a rapidly growing alliance of nonprofit agencies founded in 2003, with the goal of helping struggling adolescents find a "zest for life" and succeed in the "business of life."

MPA has evolved to offer a variety of mental health support services to a diverse population of "hard to treat" and "difficult to place" adolescence. Our targeted services include home and community-based treatment, residential treatment programs, group homes, and special education schools. MPA is known for its ability to achieve successful outcomes with difficult-to-serve individuals throughout New England.


MPA'S mission is to provide a caring, safe therapeutic environment where students have the opportunity to grow and acquire the skills they need to reach their educational and social potential. We aim to develop trusting relationships with students and facilitate experiences that promote their ability to self-regulate; manage thoughts and feelings; and develop feelings of safety, confidence, and competency.

Summary Statement

The Accounts Receivable Specialist performs support tasks and activities in the accounts receivable functions. Responsible for recording transactions of the amounts owed to the company by customers or other organizations/individuals.

Essential Functions

  • Invoice payors using a variety of different methods/systems; records invoices in the accounting system
  • Post customer payments by recording checks, ACH and credit card transactions
  • Review customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries
  • Identify and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Other duties as assigned

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Knowledge of accounts receivable and general accounting procedures
    • Knowledge of SAGE Intacct or similar accounting software
    • Knowledge of Medicaid and state rules
    • Knowledge of State billing systems
    • Adherence to GAAP in billing practices
    • Strong computer keyboard capability
    • Intermediate skills in Excel. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
    • Competent with standard office equipment including copiers, printers and calculators
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to meet deadlines

      Education and/or Experience:

      Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. Relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

      Communication Skills:

      • Ability to read and interpret documents such as directions, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
      • Ability to write routine correspondence.
      • Timely response to email and phone messages

        Physical Demands:

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time.

        Work Environment:

        The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        While performing the duties of the job, the employee is generally in an indoors or office type environment.

        Benefits (Full-time):

        Health Insurance
        Dental Insurance
        Vision Insurance
        Retirement Plan (403B)
        STD & LTD
        Life Insurance
        AD & D
        Comprehensive wellness initiatives
        Paid time off
        Employee discount program
        Expense reimbursement
        Further education opportunities

        Additional Benefits Working with Mount Prospect Academy

        Stewardship Center (Outdoor Equipment, Bike/E-Bike, Kayaks/Canoes, Snowshoes, Paintball Course, Ropes/High Ropes, Alpine and Cross-country Skis, Climbing Wall)
        Potential for Employee Housing
        Mileage Reimbursements
        24/7 Access to Company Gym/Boxing Training Gym
        Regular Wellness and Team Building Activities
        Auto Shop, Car Repairs at Cost
        Woodshop, projects built at Cost
        Promote from Within
        Participation with Federal Loan Reimbursement programs

        MPA assures equal opportunity and public access and, if necessary, affirmative action in all its policies regarding employment and provision of services. MPA does not discriminate in its hiring, programs, or policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

        Because the safety of our youth, their families and our employees is of utmost importance, MPA requires all employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19), subject to eligibility for exemption as provided by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Keywords: Mount Prospect Academy, New England , Accounts Receivable Specialist, Other , Plymouth, Northeast

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