Job Description

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Jr. Accounts Receivable Specialist. We are seeking someone who enjoys research, problem solving and excellent communication skills. Do you meet all those criteria’s? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our dynamic Finance team!  

Job Preview at a Glance:

The Jr. Accounts Receivable Specialist reports directly to the AP/AR Manager. Receives general direction for specific projects and is required to work independently with minimal direction on daily operation.

Location & Schedule:

This is a Monday- Friday working 25-28 hours a week reporting to our Administration Building located on 3rd St. and Osborn.

Pay: Starting at $24.71 per hour

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare bank deposits on a timely basis.
  • Assist with posting payments to the Client Accounts in HDS on a timely basis.
  • Assist with obtaining claims data and other information to accurately apply cash receipts.
  • Assist with posting cash/check/EFT receipts to Great Plains on a timely basis.
  • Assist with reconciling credit card receipts to bank and recording in Great Plains.
  • Assist with reconciling the Client Fund Account to the General Ledger.
  • Maintain filing system for all billings and related contracts.
  • Follow-up on outstanding balances.
  • Reconcile other various General Ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Generate/upload journal entries relating to cash receipts and accounts receivables as needed. Assist with the year-end audit.
  • Adhere to assigned working hours and breaks.
  • Ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and/or department.
  • Keep supervisor informed of identified problems and recommend possible solutions.

Education & Qualifications:

Associate's Degree plus 1-year experience, or H. S. Diploma plus 3 years direct experience, preferably in a behavioral health or hospital setting.


Southwest Behavioral and Health Services offer full time employees’ low-cost medical insurance and 100% company paid dental, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance for employees. 3.3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service and 10 paid holidays. We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account. We help you with your higher education goals – Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs. Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!

About SB&H

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

To learn about Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website at

  • Mission: Delivering Compassionate Care to Enhance Lives and Improve Communities
  • Values: Compassion, Integrity, Quality, Empowerment, Innovation and Trust

SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Instructions

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