Clerk, Accounts Receivable

City New Westminster
Job ID 2022-27323
Administrative / Accounting Clerical
Posting Date
4 months ago(2/17/2023 2:59 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0800 - 1600
Days Off
Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Finance - Accounting - Accounts Receivable
Salary at Time of Posting
$26.51 - $26.51 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Relief Full Time Clerk to join our Accounts Receivable team at the Uptown Latitude Office located in New Westminster, B.C. In this role, you will be working on site to provide support across the organization. This position is available until February 5, 2024 or return of incumbent.


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Supervisor, Accounts Receivable, the Clerk, Accounts Receivable maintains patient accounts, processes patient billings and claims, follows up on billing errors and delinquent accounts, and prepares adjustments as required and as according to established procedures.


  1. Maintains patient accounts by reviewing and checking information related to the patient account, and processing required adjustments such as preparing vouchers or refunds, and posting from journal to the accounts receivable ledger.

  2. Processes billings and claims by electronically submitting, printing, checking and adjusting as required. Bills, claims, and issues statements for patient and other similar accounts.

  3. Reconciles account balances by matching information such as invoices issued, payments received and refunds, identifying differences and rectifying variances by preparing adjustment/reversal information such as journal vouchers and credit balance refunds.

  4. Responds to patient inquiries in person or by telephone by providing written or verbal responses. Prepares claim forms and itemized statements for patients as required.

  5. Reviews the aged trial balance for outstanding accounts and follows up on delinquent accounts by performing duties such as initiating telephone contact or written correspondence, following re-billing procedures, and utilizing system notes, all according to established procedure.

  6. Reviews inpatient and outpatient admission records to ensure complete and accurate information necessary for billing. Enters charges and payments into the billing systems from source documents. In some systems, will be required to determine appropriate charges and general ledger codes.

  7. Records and reports statistical and financial information related to accounts receivable to the supervisor as required.

  8. Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience

Grade 12, successful completion of a recognized accounting course, and two years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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