Accountant, SrWellcare - Tampa, FL
Accountant, Sr','1705061','!*!About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: WCG). It provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled. The company serves approximately 4 million members and employs approximately 6,500 people nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2014. For more information about WellCare, please visit our website at www.wellcare.com or view our videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WellCareHealthPlan.EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.','!*!Responsible for day to day activities of accounting for higher risk, more complex transactions and account balances, and performance of the month-end financial statement close processes and internal controls related to those transactions and account balances. Assists with various analyses and requests from management and other departments. Provides guidance and training to lower-level accounting staff.
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager Accounting
Responsible for higher risk or more complex transactions and account balances, such as Medicare Part D accounting, Medicare and Medicaid revenue, IBNR and medical costs, etc.
Serve as subject matter expert for assigned areas, including a detailed understanding of the underlying processes and transactions and the ability to analyze anomalies and recommend course of actions. Work with related departments to ensure appropriate accounting and reporting of those areas. Communicate issues clearly and confidently with management and other departments.
Responsible for timely, accurate financial statement close (related to assigned accounts/transactions) each month. Monitor tasks owned and proactively identify/resolve delays and/or issues. Ensure progress is communicated to supervisor.
Create and upload journal entries. Appropriately document and support all transactions.
Prepare month-end reconciliations and analyses for assigned accounts. Perform and document all related internal controls and maintain appropriate evidence.
Reconcile investment and bank statements to general ledger
Comply with all corporate policies, GAAP standards and statutory requirements.
Proactively identify inconsistencies, errors, and/or issues and recommend actions/resolution to supervisor.
Prepare and maintain process documentation and drive change for new processes and controls or improvements to existing processes and controls. Proactively identify and present proposed process improvements.
Respond timely and completely to requests from management and other departments.
Prepare requested supporting schedules for audit and financial reporting purposes.
Assist with and volunteer for other special projects, implementations, etc.
Provide guidance and cross-training to lower-level accounting staff.','!*!
Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance preferred, or commensurate experience
Experience: 3 years of general accounting experience. A mix of public accounting and private industry experience is a plus. Managed care industry experience preferred.
Licenses/Certifications: CPA certification preferred
Technical Skills/Requirements: General ledger software experience preferred, proficiency with Excel (including pivot tables, V-lookup, etc. is a must. ','US-FL-Tampa','8735 Henderson Rd','','Tampa','33634','','','No','No','Accountant, Sr'
3 days 21 hours ago
applyAccountant, Sr Wellcare - Tampa, FL, United States
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company served approximately 3.8 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2015. For more information about WellCare, please review our website and view the company’s videos. WellCare has developed a full complement of expertise in three major areas of government-sponsored health care…. Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Leveraging our expertise for our members' benefit is a key part of the value we bring to our members. WellCare focuses on those members who are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. This is an area of specialization that many other health plans simply do not have. We are committed to continually improving the quality of care and service that we provide to our members. We help our members access the right care at the right time in the appropriate setting. For some members, this includes the use of coordinated care teams and community partnerships. And we’re focused on government customers and use a disciplined approach to ensure a competitive cost structure.
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