CareFirst Careers

Intern

Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:  This is a part-time position in the Accounting Operations department that reports to the Manager, Accounting Operations.  Expected work hours range from 20-40 hours per week.  Principal accountabilities include

  1. Assist Accounts Payable department with processing invoices, researching uncashed payments, and pulling documentation for auditors.
  2. Assist Accounting Services department with day-to-day activities, such as reissuing checks in a timely manner, retrieving remittances and EOB's, processing manual checks, address/name changes and voids.
  3. Assist Payroll department with account reconciliations and analysis.  Assist with filing of quarterly and annual taxes and submission of tax payments.

 

This internship will provide an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and participate in a variety of functions to obtain hands on experience relative to most organizations. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Required:

This position requires an individual working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an accredited college or university.

We are looking for students seeking degrees in Accounting, Finance, or Business.

We are looking for students who can work 40 hours during the summer and winter break, and possibly during the academic year.

Preferred:

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

CareFirst runs a year-round internship program.  The ideal candidate is someone who can work throughout the year – up to 15-20 hours in the fall AND up to 15-20 hours in the spring AND full time in the summer.

 

Required Abilities/Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to positively interface with and establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and external clients.
  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi task and reprioritize work as necessary.
  • An independent means of transportation. Local travel may be necessary.
  • Demonstrated skills with various computer applications/software, particularly Microsoft Excel.  In addition, experience in Accounting ERP systems and/or HCM (Human Capital Management) systems are preferred.  We currently use Oracle ERP and PeopleSoft HCM.

    Note:  Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Department: Accounting Operations

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

External applicants: Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Internal applicants: Please visit PeopleSoft/Employee Self Service/CareFirst Careers

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Department

Department:  Finance, Accounts Payable

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

The hire range posted is an annual rate. All intern positions will be paid hourly.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before:  January 25, 2020

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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