Billing Specialist
Sarasota 101 Paramount DR

Job Reference: S1PD-FIN-010597

Location: Sarasota 101 Paramount DR

Closing Date: 10/10/2020

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

The purpose of the Billing Specialist - Accounts Receivable role is to generate invoices; review contracts & letter of agreements; determine revenue recognition & deferred revenue for the various companies supported by the shared service office. 

This role requires excellent communication, meticulous attention to detail and practical skills and will also involve interfacing with the following: Management, Order to Cash (O2C) Teams, Record to Report (R2R) Teams, Business Partners, & External Customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Billing Specialist is expected to assume the following key responsibilities:

  • Execute the billing procedures as outlined for the various businesses & maintain quality control
  • Ensure that revenue recognition is following Informa Group Policy
  • Maintain special invoicing requirements by client
  • Match support documentation with the invoices prior to sending to the client
  • Perform daily reconciliation of revenue sources
  • Monitor and reconcile the Deferred revenue account
  • Assist or prepare the Unbilled Services revenue accrual
  • Problem solve client issues by researching accounts and finding supporting documentation
  • Assist with month-end account reconciliations
  • Relationship building with client base, Informa entities, management, sales and logistics staff
  • Occasional overtime and the ability to perform other duties as required by business needs

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General duty of care to colleagues and businesses
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy

KNOWLEDGE

  • Thorough understanding of Accounts Receivable processes
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with contract review and maintenance
  • Knowledge of SAP (preferable but not required)

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Good communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Maintain attention to detail and remain approachable whilst working under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task and be proactive in problem solving
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible within role
  • Confident and highly motivated  

What makes Informa different:

  • •    Access to a global community of colleagues, brands and opportunities
    •    Competitive Benefits with 401k match
    •    Generous vacation days, 9 company holidays and time off to volunteer!
    •    Work- Life Balance
    •    Sharematch
    •    Informa Awards to celebrate individual and team success
    •    4 weeks parental leave

    We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.    

    This role may also be available on a flexible working schedule – please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information. 

 

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