Partnership HealthPlan of California

Accountant II (AP Specialist)

Job Locations US-CA-Fairfield
Job ID
FLSA Status
Hiring Range
$ 65,516.97 - $ 85,170.87


The Accountant II (AP Specialist) provides support for Business Office functional areas with
specific responsibility for performing activities related to the timely and accurate payment of
authorized check requests/invoices while providing excellent customer service to our employees,
vendors, suppliers and healthcare providers. Accountant II is distinguished from Accountant I by
the complexity of tasks that require a higher level of analytical, problem solving and perform
duties and tasks independently.


  • Processes payments for various check requests, invoices, credit cards and reimbursements
    timely. Verifies the accuracy and completeness of payments in accordance with
    established policy and procedures.
  • Processes provider payments that can’t be processed in the Claims System including but
    not limited to directed payments, Prop56, QIP, In-lieu of services and other State-related
    or health plan specific payment arrangement.
  • Reconciles outstanding checks, void/reissue lost and incorrect AP vendor checks, and
    provide monthly reports.
  • Maintains accounts payable records, reconcile vendor statements and resolve
  • Responds to vendor inquiries, review and reconcile accounting transactions to locate and
    resolve discrepancies.
  • Processes employee benefits and HIPP member premium payments timely and accurately,
    via coordination with HR/Payroll and Member Services.
  • Maintains vendor database file Archive inactive vendors annually.
  • Maintains and reviews accounts payable 1099 activity throughout the year. Assist in the
    reconciliation and issuance of 1099-Misc and 1099-NEC.
  • Provides assistance in the maintenance of the general ledger system to ensure accurate
    reporting and compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepares and records various transactions into the accounting system according to
    schedule and with appropriate authorization.
  • Analyzes recorded transactions for accuracy and completeness.
  • Reconciles and maintains assigned sub-ledger accounts monthly using standard formats and generally accepted accounting principles. Provide service to vendors, employees, and
    providers by answering questions, furnishing information, and assuring appropriate and
    timely follow-through and/or resolution.
  • Assists with audit documentation and working with external auditors.
  • Adheres to and recommends policy and procedural changes related to applicable
    accounting functions.
  • Documents work processes for assigned tasks.
  • Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance; minimum
two (2) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of
education and experience



Special Skills, Licenses and Certifications

Strong working knowledge of Accounting and Finance principles
including GAAP, FASB, GASB, and other State and Federal reporting
regulations. Experience within Medicaid managed care desired. Strong
knowledge of SAP Concur, Microsoft Suite and end- user knowledge
of accounting systems (Multiview a plus). Must have excellent
organization skills and be detailed-oriented with high level of accuracy
and confidentiality. Valid California driver’s license and proof of
current automobile insurance compliant with PHC policy are required
to operate a vehicle and travel for company business



Performance Based Competencies

Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish strong working relationships with vendors,
employees, and providers. Ability to work on multiple projects and
assignments simultaneously with established deadlines. Must be able to
work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining courtesy and
composure to remain calm, open-minded, and objective. Ability to
function effectively with frequent interruptions. Fast paced and
deadline driven environment requires excellent communication skills
and dedication to completing tasks as required.



Work Environment And Physical Demands

Ability to work at a computer terminal for 8+ hours/day. Includes
frequent, repetitive motion including computer typing, sitting/standing
for most of the day. Ability to lift, carry, or move objects of varying
size, weighing up to 10 lbs.



All HealthPlan employees are expected to:


  • Provide the highest possible level of service to clients;
  • Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees;
  • Maintain safe practices; and
  • Abide by the HealthPlan’s policies and procedures, as they may from time to time be updated.



$ 65,516.97 - $ 85,170.87




The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive or definitive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or work environment change.


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