Billing Analyst

Americold Logistics Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 155+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, NewZealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility:

Support billing and credit processes, including the support and reconciliation of billing interfaces. Activities include regular preparation of various analyses, resolution of processing exceptions, and partnering with IT and Operations in efforts to continually improve billing system processes and controls.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor and analyze billing systems, reconcile interfaces, work with IT and the sites to resolve billing exceptions, and identify opportunities for improvements and efficiencies.

  • Prepare multiple AR management reports, analyses and reconciliations.

  • Manage the Credit Request system and related processes; including training of users, resolution of exceptions, identification of process and application improvements.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly cash forecasts for use by the Treasury group.

  • Prepare revenue analyses for month end close reviews, participate in the revenue variance meetings, and follow-up on variance issues.

  • Support Sox reporting and controls.

  • Provide support in preparing schedules, analyses, and documentation for the annual audit and quarterly reviews.

  • Provide back-up support for cash applications, including research.

  • Provide reconciliation support and research in support of the collectors.

  • Other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, business, or mathematics required

  • 3 years' experience in an accounting or financial analysis environment

  • Experience in a high volume environment

  • Strong Computer skills including SAP and Microsoft Office; including Excel, Powerpoint, and Word with "expert" level in Excel.

Knowledge & Employment Standards:

  • Self-starter who relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Ability to perform well under pressure and in a high-volume and changing environment

  • Demonstrated consistency, flexibility and commitment to meet deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Some travel may be required

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions

  • Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending

  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work

  • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks

  • May be required to visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing

  • May occasionally lift, carry, position, or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds

  • Requires the use of various electronic tools

  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes

  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

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