Reports To: Audit Supervisor/Audit Manager
Overview: SpendMend works exclusively with hospitals, healthcare systems, and higher education organizations. We offer a unique suite of recovery audit, telecommunications, and consulting services. The Audit Intern position performs inquiries directed towards our clients’ vendors. The inquiries require obtaining information about the client’s open items on behalf of our client. The results of the inquiries are then used for further review by the field staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Communicate with vendors by phone or e-mail requesting a report of open issues.
- Obtain additional documentation (credits) and clarification from vendors.
- Utilizing a database to update and track all requested items until they have been received or the project has been completed.
- Assemble documentation for field staff.
- Communicate your results and additional issues to your supervisor or field staff.
- Perform additional clerical duties within the Support Services Department.
- Research in locating additional phone numbers for projects.
Education and/or Experience: Must be a college student enrolled in courses/major relating to auditing and/or accounting. An understanding of the accounts payable function with an overall understanding of business flow is necessary to be successful. The individual must be computer literate and have general knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite software programs; be able to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and work as part of a team and/or independently.
Work Location: Employees within the Greater Grand Rapids are required to work onsite until given permission from Audit Manager to work from home, or hybrid.
Schedule: Interns are required to work at least 16-20 hours per week.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; and the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; and the ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Work Authorization: Must be eligible to work In the United States. SpendMend is not willing to sponsor candidates who require work visas.