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Accounting, Auditing, Staff Accountant, Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets

Dallas, Texas, United States
October 25, 2016

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Ali J. Mohammed

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Dallas, Texas 75236




I am an experienced Accountant with a degree in the field of Accounting. My experience includes; Cost Accounting, Accounting, Auditing, Staff Accountant, Fixed Assets, Medicare/Medicaid Audit & Reimbursement, CMS Regulations, Quality/Inventory control procedures and user functions of the inventory processing system, seeking for consideration of Cost Accounting Position or related fields. With my years of work experience and strong organizational skills, I would like to join in, contribute and grow with the organization, should opportunity be presented.



Bachelor in Business Administration – Accounting Major

Mountain View Junior College

Associate in Business Administration and Accounting

Minors: Production, Inventory and Material Management

Dean’s List


Preferred Care Partners Management Group

Reimbursement Analyst, January 2014 to March 2015:

Analyzes various general ledger accounts and verify the allowance of expenses in Medicare and Medicaid cost reports. These accounts are maintained throughout the year to be used for annual cost reporting.

Review depreciation schedules on an annual basis in order to verify that the useful lives of assets comply with Medicare guidelines. Make adjustments to the Medicare or Medicaid depreciation schedules, when necessary.

Prepare and maintain audit workpapers used in the preparation of cost reports. Prepare Annual Medicare and Medicaid cost reports for assigned facilities. Provide State Auditors with schedules and workpapers, using working trial balance and copies of invoices as supporting documentation.

Review rate letters received in order to verify that the costs used in the computations are correct.

Communicates reimbursement issues and trends to management and compile reimbursement related data and reports.

Reviews Medicare bad debt logs for accuracy and compliance with Medicare policy and communicate with the field accountants to resolve any accounts that do not meet the Medicare guidelines. Participates in and completes projects as assigned by the director and perform additional duties as assigned.

BlueCross BlueShield / Trailblazers Health Enterprise

Auditor II, July 1998 to October 26, 2012:

Receive and Analyze, Reconcile, Test and Review initial cost reports along with required supporting documents related to the work-papers and verify statistical data, allowable and non allowable cost, bad debts and various expense reports, conducting research, searching records to gathering data for performing root cause analysis and preparing finding reports. Ensure that all the Hospital Charges and Visits are accurately reported applied.

Conduct routine and more complex audits of specific cost report, operations requiring the development of data, interpretation of intangible or unusual factors, summarization of findings and presentation of recommendations and suggestions.

Prepare audited cost report work-papers in accordance to generally accepted auditing standards and consistence to the interpretation of Medicare regulations.

Communicate with other departmental personnel, as well as various provider administrators, auditors, CPA’s, etc by telephone and written correspondence to answer questions and reconcile any items on the cost report that maybe contrary to Medicare regulations.

Calculate tentative settlement payments based on the initial cost reports.

Calculate end of the year final settlements based on various audited data from the provider e.g. trial balance, balance sheet, income statement and assets & liabilities.

Keep current on all Medicare and health care financing administration (CMS) regulations and revisions to assure all assigned audits are in compliance.

Participate in a variety of auditing special assignment and training new auditors. Work with various types of CMS reports 2552-96, 2540-96, 2088-92, 265-94 and 222-92.


Review and approve desk audits done by other auditors with settlement up to $50,000.

Analyze areas of significant reimbursement implications such as Graduate Medical Education, Organ Acquisition, Disproportionate Share Hospital, and Medicare Bad Debts. And reconcile and allocate PS&R logs to Medicare cost report. Prepare detailed work papers for annual Wage Index Review in accordance to CMS Standards and send out audit adjustments report to the providers.

VingCard, Inc. Dallas, Texas 1980-1998

Cost Accountant:

Responsible for company inventory costs, providing standard costs, costs of goods sold, keeping up with variances and providing estimated costs to marketing sales and customer service for newly produced product.

Correspondence with purchasing, updates and reconcile inventory, conduct physical inventory, supervise data entry, reconcile inventory records audit monthly records to ensure all transaction are recorded.

Prepare various inventory reports, prepare physical inventory transfer reports, reconcile fiscal yearend inventory.

Staff Accountant:

Responsible for State Taxation, to ensure VingCard, Inc. is in compliance with the state taxing authorities.

Communicate with customers who have unpaid balances of state sales tax, by asking them to clear the balance.

Assist Accounting Manager in the preparation of periodic miscellaneous reports and surveys for senior officials, government units and year-end audit work papers. Complete special projects and analysis as requested.

Prepare periodic reports, reconciliation and statements as needed. (Weekly management reports, etc.)

Analyze and explain any variances. Ensure deadlines and due dates are met for all reconciliations.

Assists the Accounting Manager in the administration of the physical inventories and to ensure proper internal controls are in place.

Supervisor, Quality Control/Quality Assurance:

Responsible for all incoming parts to make sure there are within specs. Responsible for ensuring products on the production line meets company quality standard.

Warehouse Supervisor/Production Control:

Responsible for inventory and keeping up with safety stock.


Excel, Microsoft Word, Word Perfect and Paradox System, MS-Star, Health Financial Systems – HFS & KPMG System, Ten Key, CC-Mail, Microsoft outlook, Internet explorer, Dos, Microsoft Excess, Corel Word Perfect, Arap System and other various software in auditing/accounting.


Working knowledge of accounting, auditing, quality and cost Accounting.

Experience working with major financial applications software.

Strong diplomacy skills and ability to communicate with all.

Good oral and written communication skills.

I also have proven organizational and time management skills.

Have Working knowledge of HIPAA privacy and Security rules.


In VingCard, Inc, I was chosen to participate in management team to accomplish the introduction of new computer system. The task was accomplished and successful. Also worked with outside auditors at year-end close and I was part of management emerging issues task force. In Trailblazer Health Enterprise participated in contributing improving work-papers and templates to increase efficiency in our audit procedures.

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