Accountant Specialist

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Job Title:

Accountant Specialist

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3A990:Benefits Financial Accounting

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time; lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs and repetitive motion tasks.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky is seeking an Accountant Specialist. This position is responsible for reconciling, auditing claims invoices, and providing timely and accurate reports for the self funded student health insurance program. This position is also responsible for accounts receivable reconciliations, auditing and approving JV workflow, review and set up of accruals and analysis and financial reporting for assigned entities.

The Accountant Specialist will be responsible for maintaining current enrollment eligibility listings and correspondence with University departments and third party administrators regarding enrollment eligibility; monitoring account activity and analyze account data for changes and anomalies in the data and correcting any errors; producing the monthly accrual SHP financial report to project costs for the remaining plan year.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Word, Excel, software reporting tools, KRONOS, Direct Bill, SAP/HR, SAP/FI, databases, Tableau, Spinifex Reporting, BW Reporting

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time