PAE, Inc Accounting Clerk III in Washington, District Of Columbia
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Accounting Clerk III
THIS IS AN SCA POSITION WITH AN HOURLY RATE OF $22.68 & $4.41 PROVIDED IN HEALTH & WELFARE
The payment of VCF claims is the most critical aspect of the claims process for several reasons, and the most difficult due to the short statutory timeframe in which payments must be processed and the requirements for 100% accuracy. VCF payments are administered following an established process that involves the DOJ Office of Planning, Budget and Evaluation (OPBE) and the US Treasury. Payment processing involves the use of several different systems and tools and requires tracking inputs and outputs from multiple sources.
Under the direction of VCF Payment Processing Supervisor, the Payment Team Accounting Technician will perform the following tasks while complying with established Payment Standard Operating Procedures:
Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews and analyzes financial data, documents and manual or automated payment systems.
Create, file, retrieve and copy claim and payment documents
Enter basic claimant payment data into databases
Proofread, edit and correct payment documents
Complete tracking spreadsheets and report on task progress
Perform quality control on the work of peers in all of these areas
Perform basic and intermediate level database searches
Perform moderately complex payment support tasks, including, detailed review and analysis of payment information such as claimant files, compensation detail, and claimant and/or law firm banking forms
Perform detailed filing of payment softcopy files
Assist with the preparation and review of payment reports Competencies
Consistently and accurately perform detailed work under pressure
Pay excruciating attention to detail, deadlines and quality control
Read and follow instructions and Payment Standard Operating Procedures
Understand task, task objectives and the context of those tasks in the payment lifecycle
Proactively identify issues that impact payment and propose alternate solutions to address issues
Initiate questions when necessary to complete tasks correctly (e.g. where instructions are not explicit or appear to be contrary to the task objective)
Excellent typing/keyboarding and communication skills
Knowledgeable user of DOJ office and network environment, including but not limited to word processing, data processing environments, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, internet and server-based databases and other applications
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment
Excellent writing skills and oral communication capabilities Qualifications: Must be a US CitizenMust be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance
Two-year degree in accounting or four-year degree in a related field (finance, business, banking, or economics) with 30 credit hours in accounting. With the COR’s approval, relevant financial and accounting experience performing technical level duties in accounting, banking, or finance for corporations or non-profit organizations may be substituted for the education and credit requirements.
Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems used by banking, financial and other institutions.
Three years of experience in claim and payment support projects or undergraduate degree.
Experience or substantial undergraduate coursework in finance/accounting or experience in claim processing environment. Reporting Relationships
Reports to the VCF Payment Processing Supervisor
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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