Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Special Projects Manager (Medical Self-Insurance)

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2018-1372

Overview

Perform complex or specialized accounting work at the supervisory or technical lead level for the Benefits Accounting Unit of the Financial Services Division. Manage self-insurance fund(s), review and analyze medical claims, reconcile various accounts, and ensure state and federal filings and reports are completed in a timely manner. The Special Projects Manager shall also be consulted when reviewing bid contract agreements related to benefits for employees, monitor reserves and costs, and provide input regarding self-insurance selection.

Schedule

Day shift, Monday - Friday, Normal business hours

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)

Ybor City

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

 

  • Manage self-insurance fund(s).
  • Review and approve payment requests for medical insurance, stop loss, flexible spending, dental, and vision.
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports.
  • Reconcile all employee benefit deductions and payments.
  • Record all self-insurance claims for active employees, retirees and dependents on a weekly basis.
  • Record self-insurance administrative fees on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor and ensure adequate funding for the self-insurance fund(s).
  • Prepare quarterly projections of the self-insurance fund(s).
  • Prepare monthly self-insurance claims reconciliation and monthly self insurance reconciliation of liability accounts.
  • Prepare and approve journal entries and ensure they are properly entered into the financial software.
  • Reconcile assigned General Ledger (GL) account balances on a monthly basis.
  • Provide consultation as a technical lead or manage subordinate(s) on specific accounting functions; evaluate the performance of subordinate staff providing guidance, training, and assistance as needed to ensure effective and timely completion of assignments.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of self-insurance fund(s) management.
  • Considerable knowledge of the specific accounting and reporting requirements and the complete accounting cycle of the area to which assigned.
  • Working knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
  • Working knowledge of budgetary procedures and controls.
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems to include automated accounting systems and their applications.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and audit benefits accounting data, reports, and statements.
  • Ability to prepare accounting and audit records, statements, and reports.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, and apply job related laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to develop computer based spreadsheets, graphs, summaries, and reports.
  • Ability to schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate the work of assigned subordinate(s).

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

 

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university with a major in business administration, accounting, or related field; and

Five years of progressively responsible experience in a medium to large scale agency, including experience with self-insurance funds, employee benefits, and general ledger accounting; and

One year of supervisory experience.

 

Preferred Qualification(s)

Two years of supervisory experience.

Ability to utilize accounting databases to reconcile and analyze large volumes of claims data.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:
 
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
- Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
- Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
- Employee Assistance Program
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paid training

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