Billing Specialist, BMSC, Europe
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Job Number 19075183
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Europe Office - London, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London, Greater London, United Kingdom VIEW ON MAP
Position Type Management
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The Billing Specialist will report to the Accounting Manager, and is an integral part of the financial team. The primary responsibilities of this position are to perform certain clerical functions including, but not limited to, third party and intercompany Accounts Receivable and Balance Sheet transactions of the admin office(s) in the continent.
The main responsibilities for Accounts Receivable will include Invoicing and Claims Management, Data Inputting on MIGL (PeopleSoft), Balance Sheet Reconciliation, MIP 66 Reporting and Month End Closing. Communication and organization are key attributes required for this role, as the Billing Specialist will be the key contact within the finance team for many departments. The Billing Specialist will also be an intermediary business partner between other departments and the Billing Support team. The Billing Specialist may do some or all of these functions in support of the Accounting Manager.
Continual organization and management of the AR function
Preparation and posting of all invoices
Posting of MIGL journals for Balance Sheet and PL accounts related to AR
Preparation and posting of month end closing journals
Assist with Statutory Audits
Assist with VAT reporting
Reports and schedules for internal and external parties
Maintenance of AR filing system
Ensure timely collection of receivables
Input expenses into the property billing load file to be billed via the Marriott Invoice to hotels and other Marriott entities. Reconcile accounts to ensure proper posting and recovery
Complete balance sheet reconciliations. Accounts to be reconciled include, but are not limited to, bank clearing accounts, advances, receivables, trade receivables, accruals and prepaid. Ensure all balances are cleared in the following period or have clear explanation of why amount will remain
Complete PL reconciliations for charge out accounts
Resolve issues and discrepancies with MBS and other Shared Services Centers
Provide a clear, friendly service to all members of the Company and suppliers
Other accounting clerical tasks as assigned
- Perform other related tasks as assigned by management.
Complies with Marriott Hotels International Ltd Regional Office policies and procedures
2 years of experience in a relevant position in an international company
Particular experience in reconciliation of Balance Sheet and PL accounts as files with multiple transactions on a monthly basis
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Perform all tasks in a timely manner ensuring all deadlines are met.
Be proactive and have a flexible approach to work, meeting the needs of the team and the business at all times.
Maintain an attitude and commitment to provide excellent service to all customers and associates.
Respond sensitively to the needs and feelings of others, regardless of status or position; accept interpersonal differences and maintain a constructive rapport with all associates and customers.
Maintain a working knowledge of all Marriott product lines.
Good Excel skills, maintain computer systems knowledge (Windows XP, Excel, etc.)
Strong analytical, organizational & communication skills (oral and written)
Work with all colleagues as a team, supporting the needs within that team and those of the business at all times.
Education and Professional Certification:
Bachelor Degree or similar certificate
Certified accountant would be a benefit