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Contract Administration Specialist

Company: Cedar Memorial
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery and Funeral Homes, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has a full-time opportunity for a Contract Administration Specialist to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a successful background in basic accounting or bookkeeping and is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to families who have suffered a death loss.

Cedar Memorial is one of Iowa's most prestigious and innovative businesses. We are a third-generation, family-owned organization that has served our community for 90 years. Our exceptional staff is dedicated to providing care, compassion, and quality at every turn. So, if you have a compassionate spirit and are looking for a rewarding career, this position is the right one for you.


Coordinates and performs the input of funeral contracts into industry-specific software on a daily basis.
Works closely with other personnel to provide accurate recording of contracts and payments.
Manages accounts receivable and ensures accurate and timely monthly invoicing.
Researches issues with accounts receivable, invoicing, and contract entry.
Assists with other computerized data entry and report generation functions using the software programs available to the Business Office.
Reviews, cross-foots, and checks work to ensure accuracy.
Interprets and completes legal documents including insurance assignments, online claims in probate, notarizes documents, and other legal forms.
Assists with answering multi-line phone system, including answering customer questions concerning balances, contracts, etc. Will also take information from facilities reporting new deaths and forwarding that information using a proprietary tool.
Demonstrates continuing professional development by personal study, attendance at approved accounting/office training sessions, and other similar efforts.
Follows safety policies and procedures.

Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel)
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service skills and ability to maintain positive relationships with others under occasionally stressful situations
High attention to detail.
Must express personal initiative, ownership, and desire to go beyond basic expectations
Education and Experience:
Associate Degree in Business or Accounting required; will consider experience in lieu of degree.
Computer-based accounting systems experience required.
2+ years' experience in Accounts Receivable role preferred.
Solid knowledge and experience with business contracts and/or insurance claims.

Keywords: Cedar Memorial, Cedar Rapids , Contract Administration Specialist, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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