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Job Description: Client Reference Code: 205652 POSITION SUMMARY: The Billing Cost analyst will be responsible for filing, researching and resolving disputes with Telecom Vendors based on specific format requirements. Additionally, you will code, audit and validate monthly cost and expense invoices to ensure that Carrier Telecom costs are accurately reflected within the monthly market financial statements and that the invoices reflect accurate contractual rates. Your cost analysis work will be a key part of managers' comparison of monthly cost trends for forecasting, comparison to budget and monthly trend variances. These monthly trends will supplement the monthly financial statement reporting package, prepared by the Telephone Finance organization. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Tracks monthly billed circuit inventory.Validates and audits monthly rates to contractual terms for multiple vendors.Analyzes and interprets billing support data produced by the vendor and/or internal sources ie CDRs, Granite, etc. which includes trouble-shooting for anomalies and contractual rate validation.Files and tracks vendor disputes as determined by contractual rate analysis.Anticipates and identifies additions, changes and deletions that should reflect in the next monthly billing. Calculates accruals for any adjustments not reflected in billing.Codes assigned invoices to ensure proper classification within monthly financial statements, based on information received from the field, inventory system, circuit service orders, etc.Reconciles assigned accounts to ensure payments are received and posted; open balances researched and credits used appropriately; analyzes vendor aging for outstanding balances; coordinates with Accounts Payable and vendors to resolve payment discrepancies.Identifies missing invoices for monthly cost accruals.Highlights invoice variances that impact monthly cost fluctuations as reported in financial statements.Utilizes internal controls to protect company assets/inventory.Obtains and maintains tax exemptions from vendors where applicable.Identifies and reports issue in Telephone financial cost invoicing processes and systems; recommend improvement opportunitiesUse LERG and information from Network Engineers to determine billing set up, calculate BIP's etc.Perform other duties as requested by supervisor JOB REQUIREMENTS:Prior experience working in accounting role, especially cost managementPrior experience using Accounting software, and/or PeopleSoftWorking knowledge of personal computer operation and software applications (ie, MS-Excel, word processing, database).Ability to analyze and interpret data and to communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise and straightforward manner.Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel and handle multiple projects and tasks.Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure and prioritize and organize effectively.Shows judgment and initiative to accomplish job duties and work independently.Works well with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations. EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent work experience required. PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:3+ years Carrier Cost Management, CABS and/or Reciprocal Compensation Billing Experience3+ years Carrier Cost Management System Experience (TEOCO BillTrak Pro preferred)3+ years' Telephony Accounting or Settlement Experience3+ years Working knowledge of Access Usage BillingExperienced with Query language; Business Objects, SQLIntermediate-to-Advanced MS-Excel skills WORKING CONDITIONS:Office environmentOccasional extra hours to support financial processes, statements cycle Job Code : TWCFAU320 Cost Analyst Exempt 205652BR


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