Billing Clerk
Shaw Group - Lake Charles, LA

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Job Title:
Billing Clerk

Area of Interest:
Transaction Processing

Fabrication & Manufacturing

United States


Lake Charles

Job Description:
The Shaw Group provides premier engineering, design, construction, and maintenance services to government and private-sector clients in a wide array of industries, including the energy, environmental, infrastructure, and emergency response markets.

Administer project and/or program related financial transaction activities within an assigned billing location.

Responsible for the generation, editing, preparation and tracking of invoicing and supporting documents through the delivery of an accurate client invoice. Edits include, but are not limited to, transaction transfers, ad hoc entries, transaction splits, write-downs, and project notes. Responsibilities may include, performing or assisting with accurate project set up in Shaw Vision ensuring all required supporting documentation and approval signatures have been obtained prior to entry. Project set-up activities may include, but are not limited to, entry of the job and/or contract masters, WBS elements, owner pay items, as well as ongoing maintenance of these items throughout the life of the project. Prepare and submit monthly billings. Generate, review and distribute various Shaw Vision financial reports for Project Managers. Audit data by comparing records, reports, and statements to ensure data accuracy and resolves any discrepancies. Routinely communicates with departmental management as well as operations and accounting associates. May also perform accounts receivable monitoring and reporting activities. Maintain complete project files. With supervision, handles a variety of advanced accounting assignments within the billing policies. Serve as a resource to junior staff providing training and guidance as needed. Responsible to learn, understand, incorporate and ensure compliance with all applicable Shaw Group policies and procedures. Overtime may be required.

Eight to ten years of accounting experience required. Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable. Proficient with Microsoft Office products. JDE experience preferred. Requires developed understanding of basic accounting principles as well as business documents and internal controls. Requires the ability to maintain control over a multitude of project financial documents. Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize tasks is essential. Requires superior organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Office Environment.

Additional Details:
Prior experience in the nuclear industry preferred.

5+ years experience in accounts payable/billing.

Prefer experience in a project-related or manufacturing environment.

Prior experience with JDEdwards or AS400-related acounting software.

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