Encompass Health Careers

Reimbursement Accountant I

Birmingham, Alabama
Home Office Accounting/Finance

Job Description

Encompass Health’s corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama recently announced an open position on our Reimbursement team. Encompass Health is committed to offering employees career growth, continuing education, and skill development while promoting work life balance. 

The corporate office is located on a beautiful new campus in scenic Liberty Park and includes an employee fitness center, walking trail, coffee shop, marketplace dining and collaborative workspace. 

The Reimbursement Accountant I is responsible for preparing annual Medicare and Medicaid cost reports to ensure maximum reimbursement for assigned hospitals. The Reimbursement Accountant I will provide hospital and audit support and will also be responsible for miscellaneous analytical duties as assigned. This position will develop and maintain key regulatory knowledge in order to accurately perform duties.

Job Code: 100201


License or Certification:
 - None
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
 - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (preferred) or a Finance Degree with additional pertinent experience
 - Zero to two years of reimbursement experience
 - Working experience of Microsoft Office Products
Machines, Equipment Used:
 - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
 - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
 - Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Skills and Abilities:
 - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
 - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
 - Ability to work  with minimum supervision.
 - Team player, ability to train and share knowledge, strong analytical skills and ability to problem solve, strong organizational skills, strong interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated strong work ethic.
Environmental Conditions:
 - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. 
 - Handicapped accessible.
 - May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
 - Meets established attendance standards.
 - Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.
 - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
 - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
 - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham 35242
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1824471