Job Description for Accounting Specialist II - Admin

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Accounting Specialist II - Admin
Wage and Salary:
$22.40 per hour
Application review will begin:
February 24, 2023
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County Human Services department strives to make sure all citizens have the opportunity to access effective and comprehensive human services in an integrated and efficient manner, in order to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families living in Jefferson County. They are successful in their goals by addressing client’s needs in a respectful manner and enable citizens receiving services to function as independently as possible, while acknowledging their cultural differences. The Human Services department also stands by that no one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available, so all clients receive the help they need.

The department is looking for an Accounting Specialist to perform accounting tasks for Jefferson County Human Services Admin Team. As an organized and efficient individual, you will be successful in this role by completing the below key tasks and responsibilities, with a high attention detail:

  • Prepares and monitors a variety of billing and collections systems to ensure numerous programs (such as Mental Health, CSP, CCS, EMH, CLTS, and Case Management) are billed to numerous insurances, including Medicaid, Medicare, and HMOs, in accordance with State and Federal laws.  Maintains other Human Services balances, crediting/offsetting balances for Medicaid payments received on behalf of the consumer.
  • Analyzes and reconciles daily financial activity records to ensure proper billing and recording.
  • Reconciles deposits received from Billing Management against all checks and credit card payments received and determines the account(s) to post the payments.
  • Enrolls consumers in Human Services programs by verifying residency, income, insurance, and other eligibility criteria necessary.
  • Interviews consumers for financial insurance information to determine fees according to the Uniform Fee Scale for services received, enters the data into the proper computer system, and processes the schedule.   
  • Variety of other tasks provided on the posted job description.

Starting wage: $22.40/hour; 40 hrs/week

Benefits: Eligible for our excellent benefit package with details at the below link


Qualifications Needed:

  • Associate's degree with two years' experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applications will be accepted until position is no longer posted, however, initial screening of applications will begin February 24, 2023

Application and position details are available at or

Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer