Corporate Audit at CDPHP
- Albany, New York Area
Sarah McKenna's Overview
- Corporate Audit at CDPHP
- Staff Auditor at Farm Family Insurance
- Claims Analyst at Albany Medical Center
- Auditor II at Health Research, Incorporated
- Office Assistant at The Lighthouse Wine & Seafood
- Intern at Dormitory Authority, State of
- Intern at Quirion Construction
Sarah McKenna's Summary
Hardworking, quick learner, always eager to learn and excel at something new.
Sarah McKenna's Experience
Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Insurance industry
February 2014 – Present (8 months) Albany, New York Area
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Insurance industry
June 2012 – February 2014 (1 year 9 months) Albany, New York Area
Review and analyze financial data, advertisements, policies and procedure manuals, privacy and security measures, appropriate staff licenses, as well as social media, to ensure adherence to federal regulations as well as Farm Family Companies regulations for all company agents nationwide.
Conduct annual Circular 9 audit that reviews and tests a sample of Life, Disability, and Casualty claims throughout the year for accuracy and timeliness of payment.
Assemble and examine NJAIRE annual audit documentation to verify correct submission and prices for New Jersey Automobile insurance guidelines.
Perform miscellaneous vendor reviews analyzing invoices and payments for accuracy and validity and voicing recommendations to internal departments on the value of specific vendors currently contracted with.
Nonprofit; 5001-10,000 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry
September 2011 – June 2012 (10 months) Delmar, NY
Process Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CDPHP, MVP, and Fidelis medical claims to ensure compliance to Federal, State, and Company regulations as well as adherence to payor approved contracts.
Monitor procedures for addressing older claims, credits, adjustments and compiling the findings on the payer agenda for review. Work with payor representatives from various insurance carriers to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
Responsible for ensuring information on an insurance claim is accurate, determine why claims are denied or underpaid, write appeals, and investigating medical records to determine if a claim can be supported.
Developed policies and procedures for internal coding issues within the billing department.
Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry
September 2008 – August 2011 (3 years)
Reviewed financial data and provided recommendations to ensure accuracy according to governmental auditing standards. Conducted opening and closing conferences, review of procedures, and wrote audit reports on internal departments each fiscal year.
Administered desk audits and site visits on subcontractors that consisted of mostly not-for-profits, government agencies, and universities statewide and country wide.
Compiled statistical data and created a variety of reports, tables, and exhibits to present audit findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Provided complex procedural support to professional accounting staff as well as Executive Directors and CEO’s.
Conducted annual risk assessment, review of ARRA expenditures and required reporting submitted to Federal Agencies.
Designed, created, and supervised coding staff of a web based time and effort reporting system for nonprofits to better help them comply with federal regulations regarding effort reporting.
Developed, wrote, administered, and insured Federal and State funded contracts were in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines as well as OMB Circular guidelines.
Dormitory Authority, State of
May 2007 – August 2007 (4 months)
Conducted research and performed data analysis, which provided me perspective on finance methodologies.
Assisted employees and project managers with questions and problems regarding multiple intranet computer systems available.
Worked with GREEN construction databases to record and keep track of LEEDs points.
Worked with a co-intern to create and distribute a state wide intern survey.
May 2006 – August 2006 (4 months)
Entered payments and made invoices using QuickBooks Systems.
Managed the company's payroll and payment system.
Organized the business by implementing spreadsheets and universal forms.
Answered phones, directed calls, took orders and answered customer's questions.
Sarah McKenna's Courses
Masters, Business Administration
Empire State College
- Management Information Systems
Sarah McKenna's Skills & Expertise
- Microsoft Office
- Financial Analysis
- Accounts Payable
- Microsoft Excel
- Accounts Receivable
- Data Analysis
- Journal Entries
- Internal Audit
Sarah McKenna's Education
Sarah McKenna's Additional Information
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