Transitional Living Services of Northern New York


Transitional Living Services
of Northern New York

Administrative Office
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601

Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
7550 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669


Maximizing Independence through Wellness

Finance Clerk (Billing)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512424-864474
  • Job Location: Watertown, NY
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 18, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

$15.75 per hour


The Finance Clerk will assist in mental health outpatient billing and the daily management of accounts receivable and payable. This will include responsibilities for billing and monitoring receipts as well as providing general support to the Finance Department.


Manage billing and Accounts Receivable, and maintain timely and accurate records of clinic billing, Medicaid billing and client fees.

Complete Medicaid, third party and self-pay clinicbilling including resolution of all denied claims.

Maintain records for Client Fees including monitoring of payment plans.

Maintain current knowledge of all aspects of Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and other funding programs and act as Agency knowledge expert in these areas.

Manage Food Stamp program receipts. Review and maintain records and quality assurance in the collection and accounting for food stamp receipts.

Make bank deposits as needed.

Manage Client Bank Account held in the Agency’s name as Representative Payee or at the client’s request. Maintain and assure accuracy of account records and the integrity of controls related to receipts and disbursements to and from client accounts. Work closely with Social Security Agency to ensure compliance for clients admitted and discharged from the programs. Work with the internal finance team and outside vendors toward resolution of issues.

Conduct periodic audits of petty cash in each site where such is located.

Assist in the preparation of information for Agency audits and all other accounting tasks and special projects as assigned.

Other job related duties as assigned

Management has the right to add or change this position at any time.

Experience and Skills:


Required: Associate’s degree in Businessfield, Preferred: two (2) years’ experience and/or training in Accounting or Medical Billing. Candidate must be fluent in Excel and Word.


Must maintain valid driver’s license

Office: (315) 782-1777

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