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BILLING OFFICER

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Sigma Consulting Group

JOB DESCRIPTION – BILLING OFFICER

 Sigma Consulting Group is a Recruitment company specialized in HR Staffing & Consulting, Sales and Marketing, Strategy & Consulting, Finance & Accounting services in Africa; our client a Medical Service Provider located in Lagos requires the services of a BILLING OFFICER.

SUMMARY

Billing Officers are responsible for maintaining records of charge for goods and services, as well as managing payment and accounts.

They work at healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics where their job description entails compiling amounts

Billing Officers are responsible for maintaining records of charge for goods and services, as well as managing payment and accounts.

They work at healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics where their job description entails compiling amounts receivable and preparing invoices for clients.

Billing officers at medical facilities monitor account balances to identify outstanding debts or inconsistencies in financial documents.

They prepare and calculate bills receivable by collecting useful information such as discount rates and order amounts.

Their role also involves utilizing computer systems to input and manage customer account information.

Medical billing officers in performing their duties review information entered into an accounting system to verify it’s accuracy for final bill preparation.

They receive and process cash/credit card payment for goods and services. They also prepare and issue periodic account statements to customers.

These officers contact insurance companies to obtain information regarding patients’ insurance policies and degree of coverage.

They maintain an up-to-date knowledge of insurance guidelines, medicare, and state medicaid.

They also follow up on outstanding claims within cycle time frame for standard billing.

As part of their work description, medical billing officers respond to patient or insurance company inquiries concerning assigned accounts.

They setup payment arrangements and work collection accounts for customers.

They also stay abreast with product/service rates in order to ensure up-to-date billing software.

Their duties also usually involve preparing, reviewing, and transmitting electronic/proper claims using billing software.

They handle and address client follow-up inquiries, as well as resolve inconsistencies in billing.

They also ensure proper documentation and storage of all accounting and billing records.

They occasionally send payment reminders to customers and present periodic reports of job activities to upper management.

KEY SKILLS

Customer service

Accounting and data entry skills.

Problem solving skills

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Applicant must have a Bachelors Degree from a reputable higher institution .

 

To apply for this job please visit sigmacg.co.

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