Sr. Billing Analyst
**Security Clearance required:**No clearance requiredCognosante is on a mission to transform our country's healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people's lives today!**Job Description**Cognosante is seeking a Sr. Billing Analyst to support its Billing function. The Sr. Billing Analyst will be heavily involved in the billing function for the company, and its interaction with all other functions to include Project Finance, Contracts, and Finance and Accounting. Reporting to the Billing Manager must be a self-starter, detailed oriented and be a team player.**Key responsibilities**+ The Sr. Billing Analyst will work with internal and external customers to invoice customers (government and commercial), reconcile unbilled receivables, and provide ad-hoc support and high-level analyses. Internal clients include program managers, contracts, accounting, and other financial personnel.+ Compare actual project expenses against contract terms and conditions and the Federal Acquisition Regulations for accuracy including, but not limited to period of performance, funding, billing rates, labor categories, unallowable and unbillable expenses.+ Perform collection activities in support of issued invoices.+ Identify and research invoicing issues, including customer rejections and/or short paid invoices. Provide senior level guidance and resolutions.+ Maintain billing files that include the base contract, subsequent modifications, invoice copies, and customer correspondence.+ Perform Project Setup functions in Costpoint.+ Perform invoice generation in Costpoint.+ Assist the Billing Manager with managing the monthly billing schedule to ensure invoices are being submitted in a timely manner.+ Knowledge of provisional billing or rate adjustments billing.+ Knowledge of GSA IFF Fees and schedule.+ Review, prepare and submit contract close-out documents to Contracts.+ Participate in special projects, where necessary, including integration of acquired companies' billing activities.+ Assist the billing manager with billing inquiries/requests related to the annual financial statement audits.+ Assist with the preparation of the annual incurred cost submission.**Required Qualifications**+ Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance+ 7 years' experience in accounting/billing+ 3+ years of government contracting billing experience+ Advanced experience with Costpoint/Deltek Project and Billing modules+ Knowledge of CAS and FAR.+ Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures+ Solid computer literacy**Additional Minimum Qualifications**+ Comfortable and confident in a fast-paced, high-energy business environment subject to rapid change.+ Ability to juggle competing demands, prioritize, work with a sense of urgency, meet deadlines and consistently deliver on commitments.+ Excellent communication skills in dealing with both internal and external customers at all levels.We're solving Americans' health and safety challenges with technology, innovation, and purpose.At Cognosante, we help improve how the nation delivers services to its citizens through innovation and transformation. We're committed to creating positive results with lasting impact, and are always looking for passionate people who share our values to join the Cognosante family.Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market-the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. We have been able to extend out impact beyond health and into security and social services. Our continued success is the result of our expertise and insights, combined with our actively fostering a culture that encourages diversity of people and ideas.Every day, we help government agencies solve difficult problems. We're ensuring health professionals have accurate, secure, and timely health data so Americans get the healthcare they need. We help Federal and State agencies navigate healthcare reform and empower their technology transformations. We're addressing the social determinants of health to remove barriers to healthcare access. And, we're proud to help our military do its job more safely by leveraging stronger IT networks and using cybersecurity and biometrics technologies that replace outdated legacy solutions. We're also helping create more options for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families to obtain health services in their communities.Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS. We create _value_ by being enterprising. We develop _innovative_ ideas and solutions. We _perform_ at our best and deliver results. We _share_ achieved results and recognitions.Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.**Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees Medical * Dental * Vision * 401k * Flexible Spending Accounts * Paid Time Off * Work/Life Solutions * Pet Insurance**Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.**_T_** **_o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes._**COVID-19 isn't stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We're still reaching candidates, virtually and we're still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!**Quick tips on virtual hiring success:**+ **Test your tech** -make sure your internet connection and video conferencing program are both working prior to your interview.+ **Dress appropriately** -dress for success and ensure your surroundings are tidy.+ **Be prepared** -do your homework, rehearse your responses to key interview questions, and prepare your own questions.+ **Be personable** -make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.+ **Remove distractions** -engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.