Senior Federal Billing Specialist

Employer
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:Responsible for (1) Accurate and timely set up of all new contracts and changes into Deltek Costpoint; (2) Maintaining all data required for billing, generating invoices and transmitting to customer billing systems; (3) Working with operations to maintain and identify project needing billing or funding; and (4) owning the assignment of project numbers to all new awards.Location: Gaithersburg, MD officeShift: First Shift, Monday-FridayBenefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employmentVacation: Eligible for 3 weeks of vacation per calendar yearPRINCIPAL DUTIES:1. Accurately enters new contract/task order/account information submitted by the sales organization into Costpoint. Perform due diligence reviews on all contracts submitted for order processing.2. Ensures billing parameters match the customer's Contractual Agreement as applicable. Maintain billing schedule to ensure that contracts are billed on time.3. Prepare monthly and quarterly manual customer billings for installation projects and maintenance projects in accordance with contract terms and guidelines. Work closely with the Sales group, Contracts department and project personnel to ensure prompt and accurate billing.4. Process, prepare and submit electronic invoices to government and non-government customers using WAWF (Wide Area Work Flow) and other electronic methods as required by the contract. Forward documentation on client acceptance.5. Be the customer interface for all billing related issues. Responsible for investigation, analysis, escalation and resolution of accounts receivable issues.6. Maintain project invoice file and electronic invoice correspondence/log. Monitor the Billing Mailbox and respond in a timely fashion.7. Serve as the backup for the billing responsibilities for other JCFS subsidiaries.8. Assist internal and external customers regarding billing inquiries while ensuring accuracy, accountability, and timeliness to the customer. Assist direct communication with customers, Sales and other internal departments as required.9. A key player in the month-end and year-end closings. Willing to work in a deadline driven, fast paced environment.Job Qualifications:REQUIREMENTS:1. Minimum of 8 years previous experience in government contract billing2. Extensive knowledge and experience in reviewing government contract awards for billing requirements3. Advanced knowledge of Excel applications4. Deltek Costpoint experience is highly desired.5. Associate degree in Business Administration, a related area, or equivalent.6. Must be detailed oriented, reliable and be able and willing to work in a deadline driven environment.7. US Government security clearance is desired.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!.