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Interim Billing Assistant - Hybrid - Belfast

Posted 19/04/2024

£12.50 - £13.70 per hour

Belfast

Temporary

Finance & Accounting

Job Description

MCS Group is delighted to be supporting a key client source temporary finance/billing assistants. Immediate need. Professional services/Legal Sector. Excellent hourly rate! Hybrid & flexible working!

Our client is looking for 2 enthusiastic & switched on Interim Finance Assistants - Temp to Perm potential for successful candidates!

About the role:

This position is part of the Client Invoicing team reporting to the Manager. The Billing and Collections Analyst is responsible for all phases of client billing assignments, including processing invoices, monitoring and following up on outstanding receivables, billing analysis, as well as consistent collaboration in attaining the company's billing goals. The qualified candidate is motivated and forward-thinking with high level customer service skills.

The Billing and Collections Analyst is expected to perform all job responsibilities with a commitment to providing excellent service to clients, internal teams and finance colleagues while producing a timely and accurate work product. Additionally, the Billing and Collections Analyst is expected to maintain an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively seek & provide recommendations to improve existing processes
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge and documentation of billing procedures, fee arrangements and client preferences
  • Manage billing relationships with both internal sales teams and external clients
  • Collaborate with teams to set up engagements through our ERP system
  • Work closely with internal time approvers to generate monthly client invoices and monitor delays effectively
  • Prepare weekly billing updates
  • Complete requests for supporting documentation required by client
  • Deliver invoices via e-mail in addition to a variety of client assigned e-billing platforms
  • Ensures the receivables are realised at as close to 100% as possible and collected on a timely manner
  • Prepare weekly Accounts Receivable analysis for assigned business teams
  • Utilise firm standard software to identify and prioritise accounts for follow up and monitoring
  • Follow-up with e-billing remittances and rejections
  • Assist with payment applications, short pays or other invoice problems
  • Proactively seek and provide recommendations to improve existing processes

About you:

Successful candidates

Successful candidates must be a fit for the unique operating environment and culture: high-growth, innovative, lean, and values-driven. As such, successful candidates must be highly capable in each of the following dimensions (among others): adaptability, curiosity, resourcefulness, analytical thinking/problem solving, proactivity, collaboration, technological savvy, and operating with/through a lean team.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills, maintenance of detailed records, attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability and willingness to assess procedures and proactively recommend improvements to existing processes
  • Ability and willingness to prioritize and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction while adapting to changing priorities and work demands
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience supporting client-facing team members and willingness to help identify and solve issues
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, superb judgement and grace under pressure
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced, fast growing company where adaptability is imperative
  • Strong executive presence with ability to communicate at multiple levels of an organisation
  • Bachelor's Degree or regional equivalent

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge of electronic billing applications
  • Any relevant billing experience, law firm experience is a big plus

What do I do next?

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Clare Simpson, Specialist Interim & Contract Finance Consultant at MCS Group

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