Billing Coordinator

BridgeStreet Global Hospitality
Reston, VA
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 17, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
About BridgeStreet: We help businesses find, and book trusted accommodations anywhere so they can work, live and sleep well, guaranteed is the first technology platform built specifically for business travel. With properties in more than 22,600 cities in over 130 countries and growing, BridgeStreet is the travel technology leader in the Extended-Stay sector. Bridge Street's innovative product line, Six Ways to Stay, connects a global marketplace of millions of extended stay hotels, serviced apartments, brand hotels, furnished homes, vacation rentals, and design-led hostels. In addition to providing built-in demand for operators from Bridge Street's 5000+ client portfolio and 100+ global sales team, BridgeStreet is globally recognized for unparalleled, award-winning, quality service, compliance and security bringing together a seamless, trusted, business travel technology solution. Position Overview The primary responsibility of the Billing Coordinator is to contribute to the overall success of the Bridgestreet accounting and finance team by providing our clients with accurate and timely billing of their reservations. This position requires an individual with a high degree of attention to detail and a commitment to customer service both internally and externally, the Billing Coordinator will be interacting with all levels of the organization as well as have client interaction. This job is essential to add value and improve our organization's operations. This position requires and individual who can align themselves and their day-to-day functions with our Vision and Core Values. Experience Requirements: 3+ years of accounting and finance experience in a small to midsize multinational organization is highly desired. Experience in the hospitality, hotel, apartment, property management, or corporate housing industry would be a plus for consideration as well. Responsibilities: 1) Billing Coordinator: Ensure efficient and accurate billing processes and internal controls are maintained. Collections on all outstanding invoices for assigned markets. Produce customer invoices for accommodations and optional amenities. Complete invoice adjustments approved by Management Audit reservation detail to ensure accuracy by running automated audit tools and communicating variances with market management. Run month end billing reconciliation and provide explanations for any variances. Assess and bill out any applicable energy overages or additional cable items on reservations Produce any consolidated or special billing to key clients as assigned. Research and resolve any client questions or issues with their billing. 2) Client Credit Assessment: Receives requests from client representatives to extend credit to new clients. Obtain necessary paperwork to run a thorough credit check using Dun and Bradstreet tools. Analyze D&B report to discern credit worthiness utilizing company provided criteria and industry standards. Either approves or denies credit to client and conveys that decision to the representative. Run individual credit checks and assess credit worthiness utilizing company provided criteria and industry standards. Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability Ability to multi-task and manage work flow and use time efficiently Ability to anticipate work needs and will follow through with minimum direction. Comfortable working in a high-charged, fast-paced environment Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and work volume. Sound knowledge of paper and e-billing procedures Proven ability to learn complex software applications Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel Excellent analytical and problem solving skills Education: Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university preferred Major in Accounting/Finance preferred Experience will be considered in place of a degree Travel Required: None Number of Employees Supervised: 0 Personal Development: The Company, through Passport to Your Success will assist in achieving the skill set required (via training and mentoring), thus enabling you to reach your full potential in line with your career aspirations. Personal Attributes: Commits to embracing and embedding all of the BridgeStreet Teammate characteristics: Relentless in creating a lasting impression; Resourceful with your positive attitude; Reliable with your commitment and actions- to name a few Understands the impact of delivering the BridgeStreet Corporate Drivers: Service Excellence; Relationships; Leadership; and Growth Acts as a role model within the Sales Team, and to the BridgeStreet Team as a whole Demonstrates passion - approaches all tasks in an enthusiastic way Committed to upholding professional standards Takes responsibility for own actions Results-focused - understands what is important to the organization, other BridgeStreet Teammates and clients - is committed to achieving goals. Tenacious approach to delivery, quality of output and organization Self-motivated and self-aware - recognizes own strengths and weaknesses and is committed to personal development Has a sense of fun? This is by no means an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The role may evolve and more responsibilities would be added to the current job description or delegated as and when necessary.

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