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Billing and Collections Specialist in Trenton, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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    Trenton, NJ
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Job Description

Job Overview -
Our client, located in the Trenton area is looking for a Contract Billing and Collections Specialist to join their growing business. This is a great company to work for as voted by their employees. The position will be remote to start, but will eventually be office based at the determined time.

This position would be responsible for the "order to cash" process, including invoicing customers and collections of receivables. As our business continues to grow and take on new customers with different waste streams, the right candidate will need to fully understand the intricacies of the business and how to properly invoice the customers. This will involve working very closely with various departments within the organization, including Accounting, Operations, and Sales.
Primary Responsibilities -

  • Creation of all invoicing within SAP on a timely basis, verifying the accuracy before submission, and delivering the invoice per the customer's specifications.
  • Work closely with Operations and Sales to identify inconsistencies in the invoice compared to the contract and resolve prior to invoicing
  • Collections of all receivables, including contact and follow up with the customer on past-due balances
  • Generate weekly Aging reports with detailed notes on collection status, maintaining a low accounts receivable turnover ratio
  • Handle customer service requests regarding invoices or payments received via phone, fax, or email
  • Escalate payment issues with the appropriate internal department to limit the days outstanding
  • Work with Sales during the contract negation process to ensure customer invoicing and payment process is in line with corporate policy and any specific customer requests can be implemented and executed internally
  • Establish credit limits and payment terms for customers through research of credit worthiness
  • Track and manage ongoing billing or collections issues, and develop policies to resolve
  • Additional requests as assigned by management

Requirements/Skills -

  • 5+ years of experience in billing and collections
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience with submitting invoices through various customer portals a must
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of general ledger software, SAP Business One a plus
  • Experience with foreign currencies and currency translation
  • Solid analytical, mathematical, and research skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with customers and co-workers in different geographic regions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with changing priorities
  • A problem solver capable of thinking outside the box