Billing Manager

Posted 28 December 2022
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
LocationRichmond upon Thames
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Our Client seeks an experienced Billing Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. The Billing Manager will lead the Billing function and to support the Transactional Finance Manager, as required.

Duties of the Billing Manager include:

  • Manage 4 direct reports who are responsible for the production of circa 1500 invoices per month
  • Raising intercompany invoices for payment
  • Onboarding new clients via agreed internal processes
  • Own RPI price increase process end to end
  • Fully manage development revenue recognition process
  • Cross charging of stock costs and releasing revenue in line with usage
  • Processing month end revenue accruals, managing deferred revenue, correcting revenue coding errors
  • Ensuring revenue accruals are kept to a minimum by driving in month billing with operations
  • Supporting queries from wider finance team over the month end
  • Liaise with credit control to aid in cash flow management via prompt customer payments
  • Prepare key Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Provide support and holiday cover to the Billing team
  • Assist with audit (internal/external)
  • Driving forward billing automation and standardise approach
  • Take the lead on process improvement projects and new system implementations
  • Identify ways to motivate, train and develop the members of the team
  • Ad hoc duties and reports, as required

Requirements for the Billing Manager include:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience of managing billing /AR team
  • The ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships
  • Strong understanding of the Billing function
  • Strong communication skills capable of clear presentation to subordinates and senior management.
  • Technically proficient in the use of MS Office applications specifically Outlook and Excel (VLOOKUP's and pivots required as an absolute minimum).
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and high accuracy levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of VAT regulations
  • Experience with SAP
  • Ideally someone who completed the billing clerk role themselves previously

This is a hybrid role, 1-2 days in the office per month