Billing Specialist

Location: Atlanta, GA

Department: Billing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are recruiting for a client.

The Billing Specialist and Project Accountant will be responsible for end to end project setup activities beginning with the initial project setup requirements, including project activation, and continuing through future required maintenance. The candidate must be able to understand and interpret less complex or standard contracts and proposals in order to gather requirements and design a project setup scheme and configuration to meet billing, revenue recognition, and reporting requirements. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to, participation in project setup kickoff meetings, creating and maintaining direct project structure, analyzing cost and billing issues with various functional departments by jointly reviewing all aspects of the contract and costs incurred, and providing solutions to meet internal cost collection and reporting requirements.

Performs project billing by using automated accounting system such as Deltek GCS Premier, Deltek Costpoint, Cognos etc.
Performs reconciliation for each invoice against standard project reports such as JSR/PSR, Project Labor Summary, Project Non Labor Detail, and Project Revenue worksheet
Performs detailed unbilled analysis of each project billing.
Interacts very closely with PMs for invoice reviews.
Interacts with clients to resolve any non-payment issues.

Experience with AP/Billing in a government contract environment preferred

Experience in construction project accounting or related industry, ideally 3-5 years, is acceptable; prior experience as a project or field accountant is a plus;

Experience with time and materials billing;

Experience using Deltek, Procas, Microsoft Dynamics or a similar ERP;

Billing/general accounting experience mandatory
Affinity for systems and report writing, knowledge of Crystal Reports, Cognos a big plus;

Familiarity with Government payment website such as Wide Area Work Flow, DFAS etc. a plus

Strong skills in Excel (create and utilize spreadsheets with formulas and advanced skills) and MS Word required, ability to create pivot tables and macros a plus;

Excellent eye for detail and accuracy, with strong math skills and logical, critical thinking skills;

Ability to field phone calls from vendors, clients and other inquiries with ease;

General Requirements

Must be flexible - willing to do what's needed to get the job done and pitch in where needed;

Energetic, professional, friendly and assertive personality;

BS or AS in Accounting preferred,  accounting coursework in college and equivalent experience is acceptable;  (a CPA and BS is not required)

Knowledge of GAAP and able to conform to those standards;

Reliability, excellent attendance, team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision;

Ability to work within a multi-entity environment.

The successful candidate will work well in a team environment, possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to adhere to strict deadlines.

Target Salary-High $40k

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