Billing Escalation Specialist
You will be responsible for researching and resolving global customer disputes and inquiries, sending follow-up inquiries and communicating with sales teams, customer service teams as well as operation support teams. You are required to manage multiple concurrent priorities spanning new projects, initiatives, identify opportunities for improvement, maintain operational statistics, compile and prepare summary reports containing data related to department productivity. You will maintain Customer Account information to support the creation and maintenance of reporting hierarchies that drive numerous Dow Jones reporting systems.
Ensure the timely resolution of disputes and problems Globally
Act as support and back-up to Counterparts that are positioned in the USA.
Investigate shortages and disputed invoices resulting in an appropriate resolution.
Interface with the regional/global sales coordinators, sales, operations support and strategy to settle customer disputes.
Interact with internal and external customers to gather additional information including Tax certificates.
Liaise with reporting team to ensure a high degree of accuracy on revenue reporting and manage any data issues that arise due to hierarchy inaccuracies.
Manage administration of customer account maintenance for both internal DJ and external BPO groups.
Check for accuracy in all systems and outputs that are impacted by the customer hierarchy.
Strive for continuous improvement in the management of the customer hierarchy and all associated processes.
Provide customer support for SAP/ CIBS/ Peoplesoft and Cforia.
Establish and monitor Customer Account Quality Control metrics
Interact with Billing Services staff, BPO and stakeholders to identify, diagnose, document, and resolve issues in an organized and timely manner
Monitor new processes and workflows to ensure they work as intended
Provide management statistical reports on Escalation/Disputes status
Identify opportunities for improvement
Stakeholder relationship management
Address/Resolve BPO escalations
Work well with others, being part of a Global team, and a leader to impact and influence the direction of the team towards shared goals, developing, gaining and demonstrating respect for others within the team
Degree in Finance / Accounting;
3 to 5 years’ experience in billing or Dispute Management
Excellent communication skills; verbal and written as well as excellent phone etiquette.
Experience in operating in a global organization, with process participants that may be located around the world
History of proactive problem solving.
Ability to adapt to constantly changing environments & priorities
SAP Financials, Billing and AR experience a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Excel test will be administered.
Intermediate knowledge of functions related to the research and resolution of claims and disputed invoices.
Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously to completion with sound business judgment.
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Business Area: FINANCE
Job Category: Finance Group
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Req ID: 25925