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Job Title: Accounts Receivable Technician
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Denver, CO
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Administrative and Support Services, Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Human Resources, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Accounts Receivable Technician
Major duties:
  • Determines and validates billing data for accuracy against submitted documentation, debtor data, and payment history.
  • Inputs billing information into subsidiary accounts receivable system for interface to financial management system.
  • Communicates with providers, beneficiaries and internal contacts regarding debts, payments and waiver requests.
  • Evaluates whether collections comply with Appropriations and Federal Debt Collection laws.
  • Reviews, researches, analyzes all accounts receivable records and documentation to ensure data is accurate, current and proper.

Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

Work Schedule: 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
Compressed/Flexible: Some flexibility
Telework: May be offered to highly qualified applicants
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: 00844A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
There is no Time-In-Grade requirement for a GS-5.
For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5.
The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

  • GS-5 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • 1) Determines and validates billing data for accuracy against submitted documentation, debtor data, and payment history.
    2) Inputs billing information into subsidiary accounts receivable system for interface to financial management system.
  • 3) Communicates with providers, beneficiaries and internal contacts regarding debts, payments and waiver requests.
  • OR
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Four (4) years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.
  • OR
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have a combination of specialized experience and education beyond beyond the second year (i.e. 6 months of specialized experience and 3 years of education above the high school level). NOTE: Only education beyond the second year can be used in combination with specialized experience to qualify for this grade.
  • GS-6 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
    1) Determines and validates billing data for accuracy against submitted documentation, debtor data, and payment history.
    2) Inputs billing information into subsidiary accounts receivable system for interface to financial management system.
    3) Communicates with providers, beneficiaries and internal contacts regarding debts, payments and waiver requests.
    4) Evaluates whether collections comply with Appropriations and Federal Debt Collection laws.
    5) Reviews, researches, analyzes all accounts receivable records and documentation to ensure data is accurate, current and proper.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Technical Credibility


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary with long periods of sitting at a desk, working with computers daily. Some work may require walking in offices and similar areas for meetings. Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite. The work does not require any special physical effort.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
There is no Time-In-Grade requirement for a GS-5.
For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5.
The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

  • GS-5 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • 1) Determines and validates billing data for accuracy against submitted documentation, debtor data, and payment history.
    2) Inputs billing information into subsidiary accounts receivable system for interface to financial management system.
  • 3) Communicates with providers, beneficiaries and internal contacts regarding debts, payments and waiver requests.
  • OR
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Four (4) years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.
  • OR
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have a combination of specialized experience and education beyond beyond the second year (i.e. 6 months of specialized experience and 3 years of education above the high school level). NOTE: Only education beyond the second year can be used in combination with specialized experience to qualify for this grade.
  • GS-6 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
    1) Determines and validates billing data for accuracy against submitted documentation, debtor data, and payment history.
    2) Inputs billing information into subsidiary accounts receivable system for interface to financial management system.
    3) Communicates with providers, beneficiaries and internal contacts regarding debts, payments and waiver requests.
    4) Evaluates whether collections comply with Appropriations and Federal Debt Collection laws.
    5) Reviews, researches, analyzes all accounts receivable records and documentation to ensure data is accurate, current and proper.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Technical Credibility


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary with long periods of sitting at a desk, working with computers daily. Some work may require walking in offices and similar areas for meetings. Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite. The work does not require any special physical effort.
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