Billing Specialist, Finance & Accounting | Core Operations


About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our EMEA Finance team for a Billing Specialist Accountant with proven background in client invoicing in a centralised Billing/Invoicing team.

Working in a centralised Finance department of 35 supporting the EMEA region of FTI Consulting, this role is ideally suited to someone with Professional Services expertise, who possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. Attention to detail and a best in class client service attitude are critical for this role, in a region which is experiencing significant growth.

The Billing Specialist position reports to the EMEA Billing Supervisor and is responsible for providing accurate and timely processing of all client and intercompany billing across various FTI business Segments. This position interacts on a regular basis with management as well as other internal client departments to integrate solutions that meet the company's goals both financially and operationally. Other responsibilities include month end closing deadlines.

What You'll Do
  • Review client project setup is accurate and reflects the billing information recorded in the letter of engagement - Billing address, rates, discounts, VAT implications.
  • Responsible for raising draft invoices and liaising with the business to improve accuracy to reduce manual amendments during the billing phase.
  • Finalisation of client invoices once approved by client facing team members.
  • Perform write offs, rate changes, narrative amendments, credit notes where applicable.
  • Ensure the billing/invoicing month end close process is completed timely and accurately.
  • Document billing/invoicing internal controls and procedures where necessary.
  • Enforce and comply with the documented internal controls assigned to billing/invoicing processes.
  • Serve as a billing/invoicing contact for both internal and external auditors.
  • Perform responsibilities as directed achieving desired results within expected time frames and with a high level of quality and professionalism.
  • Link with business contacts to check the accuracy of pricing and volumes that impact invoice values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

How You'll Grow

This role will offer excellent training and development opportunities, a supportive and friendly environment and the opportunity to achieve your potential within the finance team.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Strong A levels (or equivalent), some in a numerical subject
  • Accounting qualifications are beneficial
  • Good background in billing within a matrix organisation
  • Client service mindset and attitude
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritise
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Strong oral, verbal and written communication skills
  • Team oriented person who is detail oriented and dependable
  • Ability to work effectively in a high growth environment and in a rapidly changing organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Used to working with minimal supervision in a team-oriented environment
  • Proficient in in Word and Excel

Desired:
  • Knowledge of Elite Enterprise (or other billing/accounting systems)
  • Experience of working with high volumes, multi currencies in an EMEA environment
  • Knowledge of VAT in the EMEA region

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Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London

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