Billing Specialist (A/R)

» Billing Specialist (A/R)
Finance & Accounting
in Lakeland
, FL
Reference: 19-03321

Description:

The Billing Specialist will assist the Accounting team in maintaining timely and accurate records of the company’s financial status. The person will be able to communicate with other team members within the company and externally with vendors, clients and other stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounts receivable collections
  • Preparation of sales orders
  • Assist with month end close
  • Project accounting
  • Maintain client records in QuickBooks
  • Review cost proposals and contracts
  • Accounts receivable invoicing
  • Obtain signatures from CFO as needed
  • Other duties as may be required

Competencies:

  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized with high level of accuracy and methodical in preparing work
  • Relationship builder comfortable interacting with both external and internal clients
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Deadline-driven with strong project management skills
  • Outstanding client service orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism while dealing with sensitive material
  • A passion for excellence

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equivalent experience, BS degree a plus
  • 3-5 years of Accounting – successful accounts receivable/collections experience required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and account best practices
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including extensive formulas and pivot tables
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Quickbooks and Netsuite
  • Proficiency in other MS Office applications (e.g. Word and PowerPoint)