TriCore Reference Laboratories has an exciting opportunity for a Test Cost Specialist III in our Accounting department at our friendly lab headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico! This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated laboratorian who is ready to grow in their career with a dynamic organization.
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provide technical leadership, and participate in the overall management of a Clinical Laboratory Costing Accounting System by partnering with Financial Analysts and Technical Operations by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting complex laboratory test costing data. Incumbent will develop and manage a system wide reference laboratory test cost database, communicate cost information, perform data quality assurance validations and provide informative/actionable reports that are responsive to the end user requirements. Perform other tasks as required.
1. Knowledge and experience with Cost Accounting practices. 2. Develop and manage a laboratory test costing database in Axiom to meet the needs of the organization as well as the needs of internal and external customers. 3. Adhere to Financial, Accounting and GAAP principles and theories. 4. Assist Technical Operations laboratory departments in analyzing and managing current Direct/Indirect costs and cost update schedules. 5. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual costing reports for review by the Director Financial Planning & Analysis and end users. 6. Serve as liaison in the resolution of day-to-day financial and operational issues. Respond to inquiries, research, and resolve problems related to Direct/ Indirect data handled by the laboratory units. 7. Assist operating departments in using financial and budgetary information to meet departmental goals. 8. Participate in Supply Chain initiatives related to testing material inventory. 9. Prepare system supported ad hoc and custom Costing/financial reports as needed 10. Perform Financial Analyst assignments as required to include budgetary activities. 11. Assist Accounting on assigned projects.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
MINIMUM EDUCATION • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Medical Technology or related field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: • Five (5) years related experience
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Experience preparing financial statements and month-end close cycle required.
PREFERENCES: Graduate degree with a 5 to 10 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance, Medical Technology or related field. Excellent Excel, analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with multi-departmental teams. Experience with SQL, relational database systems, manipulating, and data mining large databases. Reference or hospital laboratory experience.
Internal Number: 10312
About TriCore Reference Laboratories
TriCore is more than a lab; we are the Southwest’s clinical information company offering expertise in population health management and targeted intervention. We play an active role in New Mexico’s community by offering quality lab outreach, innovative research technologies, and a data repository that enables actionable clinical knowledge.
Our Six Sigma Laboratory provides timely, accurate results, giving physicians more time to spend with their patients, and enabling the best care for New Mexico.
TriCore has emerged as a leader in reference laboratory services, performing a full range of tests – from the routine to the highly esoteric – under the direction of more than 30 pathologists and scientific directors.