Financial Assistant 1 (UCP 1), UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic

Storrs, CT
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Financial Assistant 1 (UCP 1), UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic
Job ID: 2017552
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences seeks Financial Assistant (UCP 1) applicants. This is a full-time position at the UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic. The incumbent will provide front office services with routine, direct contact with pediatric and adult populations. Responsibilities include, insurance verification, scheduling, invoicing and financial reconciliation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Verify and analyze details of transactions such as invoices, requisitions and other disbursements in conjunction with university and college policies and procedures
  2. Provide statistical information on various expenditures and compile regular reports utilizing electronic spreadsheets and databases
  3. Schedule client appointments with multiple clinical faculty members in the disciplines of audiology and speech-language pathology
  4. Provide data for budget preparation and monitor expenditures in compliance with approved budget limits; perform related duties as required
  5. Monitor, track, interpret and maintain clinic and departmental fiscal records and accounts to ensure compliance with federal, state and university policies
  6. Deliver prompt resolution of outstanding contact account issues to assure accurate completion of work
  7. Complete clinic correspondence related to patient care
  8. Maintain confidential medical files
  9. Respond to inquiries from community medical professionals
  10. Communicate with a diverse population including individuals with hearing and communication disorders
  11. Perform related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in accounting or bookkeeping and two years' experience in accounting or bookkeeping.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business or related field; experience working in a healthcare setting; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated customer service skills; demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment; excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft programs.

Appointment Terms:

Anticipated salary is in the upper-thirties and includes a full benefits with excellent healthcare and retirement package.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via UConn Careers. Address correspondence to Sirrah Galligan and include search number 2017552. Screening will begin immediately and the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017552)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 6, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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