Billing Specialist

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Full-time

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The Colony Group seeks a motivated and qualified individual for the position of Billing Specialist to join our Boston, MA or Richmond, VA office. Reporting into the Manager of Billing and Internal Audit, the Billing Specialist is a key member of the finance team, ensuring accuracy of all invoices being sent out by The Colony Group.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Reviews various billing system reports to identify billing discrepancies. Makes corrections as appropriate to ensure accurate billing following established procedures;
  • Review invoices for completeness and accuracy;
  • Handle and process a high volume of complex bills;
  • Send invoices to customers by email or submit to customer payment portals;
  • Update accounting and other types of records in the system;
  • Research and resolve customer billing issues & determine appropriate adjustments with proper documentation;
  • Perform customer account reconciliations;
  • Assist with periodic audit requests; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

The position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field;
  • 2-4 years’ relevant experience;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, and proven ability to learn other technology;
  • Notable attention to detail, self-initiated follow-through, and outstanding time management and organizational skills; and
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-office environment and to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands.

The position prefers:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel;
  • Financial accounting experience; and
  • Basic understanding of financial services.