BJC Healthcare Customer Accounting Representative - GSON in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News ; World Report.; Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals.; Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a ;Magnet Hospital; by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is a private nursing college that enrollsover 600 students initsbaccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Barnes-JewishCollege is housed in a nationally recognized educational facility with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and a Clinical Simulation Institute with six patient simulation labs and two exam rooms providing high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for providing basic accounting, student services, and operational support services for the Business Office. Coordinates and analyzes transactions involving tuition and other charges to student accounts. Assists with accounting operations tied to General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and general accounting. Performs functions in accordance with College and health system protocols and acceptable accounting principles.


  • Set up student payment plans, research student questions related to charges/payments/refunds, perform student cashier functions, accept payments, post payments to Banner, and issue receipts. Responsible for collections: Collect account balances, analyze student accounts to identify delinquencies, contact students, and place Hold on accounts. Prepare delinquent accounts for submission to collection agency and reconcile collection agency data to Banner and general ledger.

  • Provides timely customer support while resolving and responding to questions from management, inquiries from department and students/parents, and IRS Form 1098-T queries. Reconcile and validate data between financial support systems and general ledger. Perform monthly Title IV non-escheat review.

  • Provides standard and ad hoc reports; prepares academic Cost Sheets in support of the financial operations; and invoice third-party non-contract payers on student accounts. Processes student financial aid and Initial Deposit refunds.

  • Closes, consolidates, and reconciles Banner cashiers sessions to funds (actual payments). Prepares cash posting to general ledger entry file and prepares/drops bank deposit related to weekly Banner close. Processes front desk drop-safe payments for Initial Deposits, Locker Rental, Transcripts, etc.

  • Provides technical administration, maintenance, system upgrades to support financial software systems, develops and recommends best practice processes related to Banner functionality and department processes.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate's Degree

    • Accounting/Business/related

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Accounting/Business/related


  • 2-5 years

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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