Billing Analyst
Navigant Consulting, Inc - Chicago, IL

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NAVIGANT is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting , with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs.
Navigant professionals leverage a unique combination of technical expertise and industry insights to provide clients with solutions tailored to their specific business challenges and the opportunities presented by the ongoing market fluctuations and regulatory changes. The Company has approximately 2,000 consulting professionals and 2,500 employees, with a client base reaching more than 50 cities around the world. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NCI) and in 2012 generated $844 million in total revenues. Corporate headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.) and headquarters for international operations are in London.

We have an immediate opening in our Chicago office for a Billing Analyst.

Responsibilities include:
The biller position is responsible for specific assigned projects within a practice area. The responsibilities listed below relate to those specific/assigned projects

Invoice all projects timely and accurately in the billing system

Coordinate with Project Manager on a monthly basis to ensure WIP is accurate and processed accordingly

Proactively bill "standardized contracts" to ensure timely billing and accurate revenue recognition

Understanding of the project's billing needs

Follow SOX controls

Maintain project billing folder in accordance with Billing guidelines. This includes filing approvals for invoicing, bill rate adjustments, write-ups, write-offs, reserves and final invoices onto network drives in a timely manner

Timely application of advanced bills

Review and clean-up unallocated cash

Follow-up/clean up of accruals

Follow-up on interim (advanced) bills to ensure timely and appropriate application of time and/or expenses

Follow-up on aged unbilled receivables

Follow-up on aged billed receivables - Update Accounts Receivable notes accordingly

Update Status of billing daily on the unbilled log along with relative comments

Research and understand bill rate exceptions on assigned projects including appropriate documentation and maintenance in the Accounting System

Maintain project billing folders accordingly to established guidelines

Provide status of billing for various Sarbanes Oxley reports

Participate in monthly Billing system training sessions

Communicate effectively, timely and courteously billing issues to project managers and billing management

Assist in ad hoc projects

Daily batch finalization - type - bill

Weekly batch finalization - types - audit, time adjustment, cost adjustment

Position Requirements:
At least 3 years of experience in a professional services firm

Proven history of working in complex billing situations

Selected candidate must be extremely detail orientated and have strong verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrated proficiency in Word and Excel

Experience with Elite Information Systems preferred

Experience with PeopleSoft Systems preferred

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, international consulting firm combining deep industry expertise and integrated...