**We have a current opening on our team for an Accounting Assistant II**

Job Title: Accounting Assistant II

Requisition #: 1941

Job Type: Full time, Bargaining Unit, Non-exempt, Hourly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Location: Santa Barbara

Starting Salary: $24.14-$26.58                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                *Pay rate is based on level of experience equivalent to TCRC


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Referral program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • LCSW Supervision hours program

Job Summary: Performs advanced accounting duties. Ensures POS billings are accurately recorded for a variety of service types. Performs internal control functions using system data. Problem solves and provides technical assistance to vendors and staff. Performs work in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
and practices.

Primary Functions:

  1. Process electronic bills on a daily basis. Prepare and key paper vendor invoices for payment.
  2. Access electronic bills directly on line to verify compliance with required back-up. Sort and distribute to accounting staff.
  3. Run attendance reports for any pro-rated billings for residential facilities and calculate correct payment amount using DDS approved methodology.
  4. Contact providers for any reconciliation/back up issues in a timely manner.
  5. Reconcile invoices to edit and posting reports.
  6. Research and reconcile vendor payments. Research IHSS reversals.
  7. Provide assistance to vendors/service coordinators.
  8. Assist vendors on using the eBilling system and the Service Provider Portal
  9. Distribute, collect and verify completeness and accuracy of enrollment forms for eBilling system, Service Provider Portal and direct deposit and enter into the system
  10. Assist with yearly independent audit
  11. Assists in all POS mailings.
  12. Match and file invoices after each check run
  13. Process P&I payments monthly
  14. Process death certificate payments as needed
  15. Ensure proper audit trail is maintained
  16. Performs work in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices and with TCRC policies and procedures.
  17. Month end processing.
  18. Requests for additional bills
  19. Process Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment invoices.
  20. Generate daily invoices
  21. Reissue voided checks
  22. Backup for printing and sorting invoices.
  23. Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and ability to apply these in the work performed.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Problem solving experience.
  • Successful and timely management of multiple projects and tasks concurrently.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and tracking methods and ability to apply these to work performed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Communicated with respect, openly, directly and effectively. Responds professionally.
  • Positive and responsive attitude.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of different people.
  • Thinks ahead, minimizing potential problems. Proactive in identifying areas to improve.
  • Takes initiative to learn new procedures, computer systems and accounting processes.
  • 10-key touch
  • Intermediate to advanced level knowledge of Excel, Word, email, internet and accounting software.
  • Prefer bilingual English/Spanish

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of some college level courses in accounting, business, economics, math or finance
  • 3 years accounts payable or other general accounting experience. TCRC experience may be considered in lieu of this prerequisite.
  • Data entry, Word, Excel, email and computerized accounting experience

Physical Requirements:

Adequate manual dexterity and coordination for operation of a computer and other standard office equipment is required for this position. The ability to sit at a workstation for long periods of time, the ability to read, write and comprehend large amounts of written material such as reports and regulations, use the telephone, and communicate via electronic mail are all required on a daily basis. The ability to travel to another work-site location is absolutely required on a daily basis. The ability to stand, sit or walk for moderate distances on uneven terrain is also required on a daily basis.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or control and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, walk, push, pull, kneel, stoop, bend, and squat. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. and infrequently up to 20 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Each of these physical tasks is an essential function of the position

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