Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Federal Reporting Analyst

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   187557

Agency Name:   Dept of Health & Environment

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    JAN 31, 2018

Job Description:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment verification document upon hire. KDHE participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Federal Reporting Analyst (K0228104) in the Division of Health Care Finance: Projections/Financing/Estimation

Account for federal Title XIX (Medicaid) and Title XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program - CHIP) program funds. This highly technical process involves reviewing and analyzing program expenditures and trends, obtaining expenditure and collection information from the SMART accounting system, MMIS fiscal agent or other appropriate sources, determining the correct reporting category and requirements and completing the federal financial reports. Responsible for meeting all federal reporting requirements including preparing sufficient and accurate supporting schedules, completing the federal financial reports and responding to CMS and auditor variance analysis and other questions as needed. Requires coordination with the MMIS fiscal agent staff, the DHCF forecasting analyst, other federal reporting team members and other agency (KDOC, KDADS, DCF) fiscal staff.
Determine Medicaid and CHIP reporting needs, including CMS 64 and 21 expenditure reporting, CMS 37 and 21 B estimates, and the CMS Statistical Enrollment Data System (SEDS). This includes MBES/CBES updates and involves coordination with the MMIS fiscal agent staff, program staff and the SMART accounting system. Correspond with CMS and MMIS fiscal agent staff regarding federal reporting questions, processes and schedules.
Participate in the process of reconciling data for Medicaid and CHIP between the expenditure and collection reports and SMART accounting system. This includes reviewing support documents, SMART transactions and other records and completing reconciliation schedules. Prepare journal vouchers or other correcting entries as needed.

A complete position description can be emailed upon request.

Minimum Requirements:
Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work.

Preferred Criteria: 
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or business
• CPA and/or Master's degree in a financial, accounting, statistical or related field
• Adept at managing time and multiple priorities effectively.
• Solid analytical skills and problem solving ability.
• Experience with federal funding.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
• Well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.
• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
• Proofreading, editing, attention to detail

$20.13 hourly; can vary depending upon experience and qualifications.

The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form  (https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data)
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2:  Complete the State of Kansas Application Form (https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply) and submit to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

STEP 3:  Email these additional documents to recruiter@ks.gov Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. 

• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Copies of Official transcripts if a degree is required or preferred
• Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact:
KDHE – Office of Personnel Services
ATTN: Recruiter
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4486
Fax: 785-559-4271
Email: recruiter@ks.gov

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position. 

What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See jobs.ks.gov for additional Veterans' Preference Information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KDHE encourages applications from all persons. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources at 785-296-1539 if accommodations are needed in completing an application, interviewing and any other aspect of the employment process.  EOE

The mission of KDHE is to protect and improve the health and environment of all Kansans.

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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