Are you someone who wants to create change in the way business is done? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded intrapreneurs?
Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it. And were searching for passionate, talented people to join the Rightpoint team.
What Youll Do The Billing Specialist areas of responsibility involve ensuring the seamless operation of our Invoicing, Accounts Receivable workstream, and Project setup.
This role will be heavily involved with timesheet collection and client billing. If you are detail-oriented, this is the role for you! Within this growing company, youll have an opportunity to play a crucial role on our Accounting Team.
Ensuring that our clients are invoiced (and pay) for the awesome work we do for them. But wait, theres more! You get to work with our excellent Senior Accounting Manager and Billing Lead on all aspects of billing.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for supporting the accounting processes with a strong eye for detail. Must enjoy working on a team and have strong communication skills.
This person will also have experience with timesheet collection, client invoicing and the A / R cycle (preferably with experience in the Open Air Timesheet and Expenses module.
Will be expected to complete a full billing cycle independently. Responsibilities Help keep the financial operations running smoothly by supporting Financial Reporting Assist with the month-end closing process, including completing journal entries and performing monthly reconciliations and analyses on receivables and client retainers Performing analysis, performance monitoring, and operating system utilities related to Financial needs Managing Accounts Receivable Responding to client queries and supporting replies from the billing inbox Ensure clients are accurately invoiced in a timely manner for the work we did for them and for expenses that our team members incurred.
This includes closely monitoring any accounts that are nearing or past their payment terms and ensuring we collect on any aging invoices Work with employees to submit time reports in a timely manner Review all timesheets to ensure accurate processing and client billing Work closely with project managers to modify invoices, and set up projects Team up with other Rightpoint business units to facilitate billing & communication Support assigned accounts in pulling data and creating reports for presentations Reconcile incoming payments with outstanding client invoices, keeping a close watch on any possible irregularities or issues (troubleshoot up and down the system pipeline) Serve as the primary point of contact for billing and project management staff with questions around project setup, bill rates and general tracking of charges Suggest cost savings and revenue-generating ideas, and developing plans to implement them Perform operational Ad-Hoc reporting and analysis Complete month-end activities as needed, such as collecting timesheets on an abbreviated basis depending on month end close schedule Required Education Bachelor of Science in Business / Accounting or related field OR- 5 years in a professional services firm responsible for billing and collections.
Required Skills and Abilities Must have 1 or more years of accounting or related experience. Fantastic customer-facing skills, with a focus on WOWing our clients and people at every turn Experience in a client services type industry (Consulting or Agency Environment), as well as system knowledge (including OpenAir and Netsuite), a plus! Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Proactive problem solver Detail-oriented working style obsessed with ensuring that everything ticks and ties Superior organization and multi-tasking skills Ability to prioritize workload and know when to ask help from other operations team members as needed Strong work ethic with a flexible approach to meet changing responsibilities and priorities Be able to communicate technical problems in a simple manner Must be a team player Who We Are Intrapreneurship is defined as creating from within, starting something from nothing.
And it is at the heart of the people at Rightpoint. We are a values-led organization driven by innovation, rooted in technology and relentlessly curious.
Were a start-up at heart and were able to move quickly to build unique, innovative customer experiences that evolve the way our clients do business.
Humble Brag Top Workplace Awards Chicago Tribune 5 Years!, Dallas Business Journal, Chicago Timmy Awards, and Crains Business Detroit Crain's Chicago Fast Fifty of Fastest Growing Companies, 4 Years! Best Charitable Organization / Non-Profit Website Webby Awards Top Partners with Microsoft, Sitecore, and EpiServer Google Developers Certified Agency 4 years running! #23 on BuiltIn Chicagos 100 Best Places to Work list! Benefits and Perks at Rightpoint Flexible PTO Casual and open office environment Flexible Work Schedule Great insurance coverage and flexible spending accounts 401k with Company Matching Weekly Snack / Drink delivery Regular Cultural & Social Events including Volunteering, Game Nights, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, Happy Hours, Team Outings, Intramural Sports, etc.
Bi-Weekly Catered Lunches Continuous Training, Certifications, and Learning Opportunities