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Finance Operations and Billing Lead

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-74522_1637149144

  • Published:

    17 November 2021

  • Expiry date:

    16 January 2022

Cobalt is currently working with a global property management firm to find a Finance Operations and Billing lead. This brand-new position has been created to support the business as they have recently expanded and brought on a large new client.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the team of Billing Specialists, providing training and support of the billing system, as well as supporting the FP&A team with regular forecasting of transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the team of Billing Specialists, guiding them through unusual billing scenarios.

  • Use detailed understanding of billing systems / processes to make improvements to internal customer experience, error rates, volume of credit notes raised etc

  • Reconciliation the forecast numbers with actuals

  • Review the transaction status and forecasting dates with the client account managers on a regular basis for a timely accurate forecast to the FP&A team.

  • Support any adhoc reporting / analysis to the team and finance.

  • Review and check all the required documentation for revenue recognition or invoicing for all the requested invoices on the internal system and support the billing team with any queries

  • Train all the new joiners in the business on how to use the system and review their entries on a regular basis to ensure they are doing it correctly

  • Support the business with any VAT, billing, or revenue questions.

Requirements:

  • Experience leading a billing team in a complex environment

  • Advanced Excel skills are essential (Macros, Formulas etc.)

  • Experience within real estate / property management is advantageous

  • Technically strong and with previous experience providing process and system training

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage the team's workload

If you would like to be considered for this role then please respond with an up to date CV.