KinderCare Education

When your mission is to give children the very best start in life, it’s easy to get up in the morning. 

Welcome to KinderCare Education. Every day, our 33,000 employees rise so hardworking families across America can shine. You may know us as the largest provider of early childhood education in the country—but we’re also the leader. Nearly 100 percent of our 1,300 centers are accredited (think of it as a mark of excellence, the best of the best). We partner with Gallup to hire the best teachers (and leaders) in early childhood education, and we’re committed to providing families and children the best experiences—just visit one of our centers to feel the difference. We’re proud of that. 

Are you capable and confident, with a big heart and a passion for children? Wonderful! Us, too. We’d love for you to join us.

KinderCare Education Portland, OR, USA
Mar 29, 2018
Full-Time
At KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture a sense of discovery, joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one of our centers. As the nation’s leading private provider in accredited early childhood education, we’re committed to delivering the highest-quality child care and educational opportunities for families and the dedicated professionals who serve them.   We see the greatness in each child, and we believe teachers can change the world. Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a world of learning, joy, and adventure for more than 158,000 children. Whether you’re in one of our centers or providing support from our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, being a part of the KinderCare family means that you care deeply about positively impacting the lives of children and families through the power of education.   KinderCare Education has three brands to meet the needs of busy families wherever they need us: We’re in neighborhoods with our    KinderCare Learning Centers    that offer early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old We’re at offices with    KinderCare Education at Work   , our suite of family-focused benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and Care Select And we’re at schools with our    Champions    before and after school programs   Please apply via the following link:  https://www.kcecareers.com/job/KNOWA005435636/Billing-Specialist-I   Job Summary   Front line support role. Directly accountable for coordinating activities for assigned centers with operational support including private pay accounts and child care assistance programs ensuring compliance with federal, state and local agencies and company policies and procedures. Provide exemplary customer service to field operations and government agencies.   Job   Responsibilities   Aligns to company and subsidy tuition strategy, goals and objectives; effectively adapts to change. Assists with the completion of agency contracts; obtain and review all agency requirements. Processes and maintains authorizations; partners with centers and agencies to secure reimbursements. Completes accounts receivable transfers and discounts; compiles weekly details and updates field operations. Reviews attendance documents and completes billing process in accordance with agency guidelines. Reconciles payments to accounts receivable, completes AR adjustments, addresses re-bill and/or refund opportunities. Follow up on all accounts receivable and prepay balances until fully resolved. Prepares and distributes reports, monitors for unusual items and resolves and/or escalates issues as appropriate. Audits and reconciles center financial records and completes appropriate adjustments. Maintains and stores subsidy records in accordance with agency guidelines and company policies and procedures. Builds effective relationships with internal and external partners, including field operations and child care agencies. Maintains customer focus and participates in huddle calls and center director meetings. Prepares audit documentation and reports notifications of agency audits. Demonstrates full ownership for assigned centers. Performs all functions in a timely and accurate manner. Other related duties as assigned.