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Professional Experience Input Inc, Reston, Virginia Accounts Receivable Accountant
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9/2007-1/2010

Handle a broad scope of internal processes encompassing the daily management of, billings, collections, reconciliation and month-end-closings with a main focus on accounts receivable functions. Interface with customers and sales representatives to expedite orders. Produce monthly reports required by the accounting manager for the financial statements. Respond to customer inquiries and sales representatives. Performed all accounting functions to include accounts payables, receivables, petty cash, deposits, bank reconciliations. Update employees paid time off schedules into Excel spreadsheet. Process sales orders and/or client invoices as specified in service agreements and custom contracts. Process accounts receivable, including participation in collection activities. Professional telephone skills and strong customer service orientation. Processing credit card check and wire payments and reporting activity. Creating invoices and tracking payment activity. Advanced Billing. Returns duplicate payments to clients or payor as necessary. Provides client’s statements of account and copies of backup documentation as requested. Confirms with partner or client for possible application against outstanding invoices. Maintain accounting files (vendors, customers, etc.) Assigned Special Projects. 1/2004- 8/2007


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VCU Hospital, Herndon, Virginia Patient Accounting Representative (Call Center) • • • • • • • • • •

Interpret and communicate information regarding credit policies and procedures, billing practices, insurance submissions and out-of-pocket patient responsibility to patients, physicians and clinic staff. Inform self-pay patients of their insurance options. Verify eligibility and benefits for patients; set up payment plans as necessary. Ensure accurate account information in all billing areas. Obtain correct information and update system when billing information is incorrect or missing. Facilitate and monitor the implementation of all clinic Business Office policies and procedures at the site. Check fee tickets for correct coding and enter charges within 24 hours. Resolve account discrepancies by auditing account detail. Effectively process patient and clinic correspondence, including requests for refunds and collections when warranted. Respond to inquiries from patients, physicians and employees to assist in the claim payment process, billing, registration or establishment of payment plans. Produce and work report daily on all patients scheduled with credit problems. Communicate with patients prior to appointment the need for payment. Adheres to Clean Claims Act and HIPAA policy and procedures.

Receives, reviews, researches and responds to correspondence from insurance companies, attorneys and patients.

Page 2 Guidance Residential LLC, Falls Church, Virginia Operations Specialist-Origination Systems • • • • • 2/2002-11/2003

Under limited supervision responsible for maintaining the effective day to day operation of the origination systems. Oversees the maintenance of vendor services relationships. Develop and maintain user documentation as required. Evaluate system change requests with department managers to determine priorities. Coordinate facilities and supplies maintenance and ordering as directed. 9/2000-1/2002

Mortgage Edge Corporation, Sterling, Virginia Accounts Payable, Servicing Specialist, Loan Collection • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Codes such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system. Handles all vendor correspondence via phone or email Prepares non-inventory purchase order requisitions. Attaches the corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation. Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions. Assists with monthly status reports, and monthly closings. Process remittance information from checks, drafts and wire transfers for invoices provided by vendors, reviewing instructions accompanying items to determine proper disposition and crediting accounts in accordance with standard procedures. Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons. Collection recording and remittance of mortgage payments to investors. Administration of escrows for the payment of property taxes and hazard insurance premiums. Handling delinquencies and foreclosures and serving customers needs. Reconcile outstanding balances and initiates legal action when appropriate. Responsible for contacting debtors by telephone for collections on bad debt accounts. Collect from 30-120 past due accounts; Daily use of accounting aging. Evaluate monthly statistics concerning the number of accounts in collection. Assist servicing manager and accounting manager as needed.

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Inova Health System, Falls Church, Virginia Accounts Payable Coordinator and Customer Relation Analyst •

6/1994-9/2000

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Codes such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system. Handles all vendor correspondence via phone or email. Prepares non-inventory purchase order requisitions. Attaches the corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation. Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions. Assists with monthly status reports, and monthly closings. Process remittance information from checks, drafts and wire transfers for invoices provided by vendors, reviewing instructions accompanying items to determine proper disposition and crediting accounts in accordance with standard procedures. Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons. Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records and reports. Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department.

Computer Skills

Trained in Windows 95, 98, 07, Windows XP, AMB, Integra, Lawson, Internet Explorer, Excel, Word and I-32 Design, documents preparation, Accurint for skip tracing, Pars in medical hospital software, Columbia Ultimate Business Systems Collection System (CUBS) IDX, (NetSuite Accounting Software) and (MPS Member Prospect Systems)

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Northern Virginia Community College (Accounting) Alexandria, Virginia 1989-1993 Chesapeake Business Institute (Business Adminstration) Alexandria, Virginia 1988-1989 Mortgage Bankers Association of America (Residential Mortgage) Class-2002 Certificate in Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) Certificate of Completion BridgeFront Online Healthcare Education 2009. Class In Customer Service 2003.

Recognition
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Employee of the Month 2002 Mortgage Edge Corporation Sterling, Virginia Employee of the Month 2006 VCU Hospital Herndon, Virginia