Asst Director of Financial Ops

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Classification Title:

Accounting/Fiscal Manager I

Internal Title:

Asst Director of Financial Ops



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Health Services

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$54,676 - $67,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm generally. Due to the nature of the position hours may be adjusted during peak operations.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Fiscal Accounting

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Financial Operations is a mid-level administrative position responsible for planning, staffing, managing, coordinating and evaluating all activities in the Financial Services Office. Major responsibilities include preparing various financial forecasts, month-end financial reporting, receivables performance, as well as short-term and long-range strategic planning. This position will manage the electronic health record charge-master and will propose and implement fee increases/decreases based on reliable data and analysis of year end reports. The incumbent will also be responsible for third-party billing for commercial insurance carriers to include electronic filing of claims. Serves on or chairs committees to address administrative or management issues. Participates, supports, and conducts continuing education activities to advance skills of self and staff. Ensures staff is cross trained as necessary to meet the needs of the Health Center. The Assistant Director of Financial Operations reports to the Director of Financial Operations. May be considered as critical staff during departmental and campus emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or business
administration and 6 years professional
accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in healthcare collections and billing practices, computer systems, basic finance and statistical analysis. Health care experience in financial administration and health insurance billing. Work experience necessary to gain a full understanding of credit and collection functions, financial analysis and third-party payer procedures in order to effectively direct the functions and activities of the department. Supervisory experience in a healthcare setting is preferred. Administrative experience that includes budget preparation or monitoring and data analysis. Ability to sufficiently function easily in a variety of patient accounting and billing systems. Analytical skills necessary to examine patient accounts, detect and resolve problems relating to accounts receivable, and prepare and administer policies, procedures and budgets. Sound knowledge of CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding. Working knowledge of Microsoft PC applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access). Ability to lead a team in a patient-centered team environment is preferred.


Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, auditing, or financial management. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies overseeing business practices in a healthcare setting. Knowledge of office management and organizational concepts. Knowledge and experience working with Electronic Health Records. Should have the ability to proficiently apply mathematical concepts, plan and implement processes to ensure accurate billing and efficient collection/reconciliation of accounts. Should be able to develop, interpret and analyze financial data and reports. Experience with planning, assigning, reviewing and supervising the work of others. Outstanding leadership and organizational skills, time management and the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, are critical to this position. Ability to analyze departmental systems and procedures. Develop and implement new policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements for departmental improvements. Ensures timely and accurate gathering of statistical data and key patient information. Manage staffing levels and workloads for effective and efficient workflow in all areas of the department. Assist patients with concerns and complaints and promote good customer service with patients and staff. Work effectively with patients, departments, physicians, outside providers and payers; and manages professional fee billing and collection. A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Thorough knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding. CFMS 1500 Medical claim forms. Should have knowledge of commercial, workers comp and occupational health insurance claim billing. Should adhere to strict confidential standards and those applicable of HIPAA, FERPA (etc.) and personnel disciplinary procedures.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by May 22, 2021

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 5/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time