Billing Specialist

Fairfax, VA
Aug 14, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
We are seeking a project billing accountant who is responsive, detail-oriented, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and can work closely with our clients to help build a streamlined billing and reporting process. Not your traditional Accountant, this role can be client-facing and creative solutions-oriented. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Prepare customer invoices according to schedule - Work proactively with Production & Account Managers to design client billing and tracking process. - Create customized client financial reporting, including labor reports, spend reports and ad hoc reports according to customer requests. - Respond to client inquiries for account statements, PO tracking and third party systems processing - Ensure that submitted information is accurate and in compliance with company accounting standards, and corporate and government requirements - Develop expertise in all billing issues for assigned group of clients and interface with Operations Manager for full understanding of contractual matters that impact invoicing a particular client and/or contract - Research/solve billing discrepancies, trace root cause and design preventative measures - Assist with month-end closing - Monitor AR aging and work with operations on past due accounts - Help to maintain relationships with corporate and broadcast clients, and a wide variety of creative and technical talent around the country - Interface internally with Production Managers, Payroll, HR and other departments as needed - Perform other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS - 3+ years' accounting or finance experience required - Excellent understanding of accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll processes - Strong problem solving skills - Exceptional attention to detail and an eye for spotting errors and discrepancies - Ability to prioritize work. Must have the ability to manage competing demands and deliver within required deadlines - Expert with MS Excel - Strong Communication - written and verbal - and customer service skills with the ability to move issues through to resolution - Demonstrated ability to interact with different experience levels of accounting staff and Operations Managers within the company - Familiarity with various accounting systems, payroll systems and third party billing systems - Entrepreneurial spirit, a positive and proactive attitude and a willingness to jump in and help - Ability to maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality Education & Experience - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field required - 3+ years' of progressively increasing responsibility in Accounting or billing - VMS systems, Salesforce, Intacct experience preferred, but not requiredPDN-96fe2309-75ee-4282-af40-e7206fe768d8

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