Cambia Health Solutions

  • Commission Accountant

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Requisition ID
    2018-25156
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Commission Accountant

    Portland, OR

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    The Commission Accountant will support the payment of commissions to agents by processing commission activities, providing excellent customer service and support to external agents/agencies and internal departments, maintaining agent files and systems, conducting payment research activities, and verifying commission information.

    Key Qualifications and Competencies Needed for Success:

    • Experience using a variety of personal computer software applications to perform general administrative functions. Experience should include Intermediate to Advanced Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • SalesForce, Facets, and PeopleSoft experience preferred.
    • General office practices and procedures.
    • Process detailed data in an accurate manner.
    • Provide excellent customer service both internally and externally.
    • Proven analytical skills.
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels both internally and externally.
    • Exercise sound judgment and discretion in confidential matters.
    • Identify and prioritize workload to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and demonstrated multi-tasking capability.
    • Apply mathematical principles.

    Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above:

    The Commission Accountant requires a BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with 0-2+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior commissions work related experience preferred.

    General Functions:

    • Administers and maintains agent commission activities that facilitate accurate and timely commission payments to agents. Such activities include building and editing group and individual commission arrangements, running SQL queries, processing manual payments, and term and transfer requests.
    • Researches, documents and communicates resolutions to external and internal business partners for all inquiries regarding the agent commission and payment processes.
    • Examines commission system for upstream processes that may impact the accuracy or timeliness of commission payment. Works with internal business partners to identify and correct inaccurate configuration and/or system information.
    • Troubleshoots commission system problems, submits service requests and documentation when necessary and assures service requests are properly completed.
    • Reviews commission system exception reporting and investigates occurrences to resolve commission setup errors.
    • Participates and works with the State Department of Insurance on audits of agent information and compliance with State regulatory requirements.
    • Ensures commission payments are administered effectively in full compliance with rules and regulations of applicable Departments of Insurance.
    • Meets or exceeds all stated performance production quality and throughput metrics.
    • Contributes to company quality initiatives and encourages process improvements that strengthen team and departmental activities.
    • Actively participates in establishment and maintenance of policies and procedures related to commission payment activities.
    • Provides written and oral status reports on all assigned tasks, including problem identification and resolution, changes in delivery dates, and all related activity in an accurate and timely manner.

    About Us

    At Cambia, we advocate for transforming the health care system. You aren’t satisfied with the status quo and neither are we. We're looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are about transforming the way people experience health care. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.

    Cambia’s portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access; and free-standing health and wellness solutions.

    We have over a century of experience in developing and providing health solutions to serve our members. We had our beginnings in the logging communities of the Pacific Northwest as innovators in helping workers afford health care. That pioneering spirit has kept us at the forefront as we build new avenues to improve access to and quality of health care for the future.

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