Financial & Billing Analyst

Description:

The Financial & Billing Analyst will have a hybrid of tasks that revolve around the preparation of billing to clients as well as assisting with various accounting support functions throughout the month.  This position will maintain responsibility for invoicing to a variety of clients for a variety of project managers, so professional communication (both written and oral) as well as an ability to interact with various personnel with expansive backgrounds is required.  On the Accounting side, this position may maintain responsibility for such tasks as: monthly journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, and assisting with variance analysis and reporting during our month end close cycle.  The incumbent should be familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures, and be able to apply these on a daily basis to ensure accurate and detailed reports for assigned responsibilities.  This role requires accuracy and attention to detail.

ACTIVITIES/TASKS/SCOPE
*Creates, reviews, and distributes Daily Cost Estimates (DCEs) to aid project managers in making decisions as they manage projects to completion;
*Needs flexibility for travel with limited notice on occasion to support large projects onsite
*Produces accurate invoices to be sent to clients in accordance with departmental protocols and timelines;
*Responds to client inquiries regarding billing, maintains accounting, client and invoicing records
*Assists in month end close process to include journal entries and variance analysis;
*Ensures effective communication with both internal employees and external clients;
*Performs accounting support tasks as requested by Controller, Assistant Controller, & Billing Manager;
OTHER DESIRED COMPETENCIES
*Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of individuals across the company;
*Ability to maintain confidentiality and the highest degree of professionalism;
*Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines (work with a sense of urgency);
*Possesses excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with attention to detail;
*Ability to understand and follow written and verbal directions;
*Possess strong computer skills in a Windows-based environment and strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel: knowledge of pivot tables, charts, graphs, v-lookups is highly desirable);
*Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language; and,
*Fundamental understanding and exposure to an ERP system.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
*Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.
*Up to two years of accounting experience dealing with business transactions.  *Billing and accounts receivable experience a plus.

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