The Project Analyst is a key member of Crown Castle Fiber's Off-Net Operations team. The Analyst is required to be "hands on" with reviewing and approval of vendor payments. This includes processing invoices in a timely manner. This role will interact with vendors and internal employees to remedy third party billing discrepancies. The analyst will also assist Management to drive continual process improvement and cost savings.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES - SUMMARY
Review/check bills & maintain streamlined flow of payments via automated AP tool Razorsight
File disputes with vendors (unwarranted charges, taxes, incorrect pricing)
Setup new vendors, update information for existing vendors
Respond/resolve vendor inquiries/issues
Must have the ability to multitask
Possesses knowledge/familiarity of telecommunications circuits and infrastructure
Reconciliation and auditing of bills
Act as a point of contact for the Finance, Sales, Service Delivery, and Executive organizations. Be a point of contact for Type II providers' financial account teams. Maintain effective relationships with all providers.
Ensure VSO & Type II records are current & accurate; communicate effectively with other teams as needed.
Search for, and drive to correct discrepancies in data
Lead efforts to drive to resolution outstanding disputes or credits (such as for Type II outages).
Thorough understanding of Accounts Payable methods and practices
Experience managing multiple vendors and resources
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Good communication skills
Very good organizational skills
Basic understanding of current Telecom technologies (Ethernet, TDM, Dark Fiber, Colocation, rack space and power)
Knowledge of telecom circuit inventory and facility management software applications
Experience using Oracle and third party billing software
DESIRED COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Microsoft Office Suite
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