Reimbursement Specialist - Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Grant Billing Specialist today!

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Grant Billing Specialist

The ideal Grant Billing Specialist:

  • prepares invoices to be submitted to various funding agencies for collections of funds
  • is responsible for grant contract maintenance and distribution, and maintaining log of all grant contracts and billing activity. 
  • requires applicant to work a set schedule during billing deadlines and during this time there may be limitations on the use of leave time. 
  • meeting deadlines and productivity goals are mandatory in the performance of all job duties.
  • is responsible for federal reimbursement requests, participation in the grant budget and spend-down process
  • is responsible for the safekeeping and the organization of contracts and billing records required for Federal, State, and local Audits.
  • will require knowledge of Accounts Payable function in order to review and code expenses accurately as specified by the requirements of State, Federal, Local, and other misc. grants.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $15.78 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm  with respect to billing deadlines.

Travel: No travel is required for this position.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email and time keeping.  Knowledge of billing software.

QUALIFICATIONS - Grant Billing Specialist


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required.  
  • Associates Degree in Accounting preferred.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Must have at least (3) years of experience in grant contracts or other contractual billings.  Must have experience building and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.  
  • Must be able to maintain files in a highly organized manner. 
  • Understanding of electronic billing is a plus


  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.