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Republic Services Field Billing Coordinator in Sulphur, Louisiana

Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r) for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

Why Work with Us

We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just for today, but for generations to come.

We hire the best people to make Republic Services a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to employees at all levels of the organization. Apply today and join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY: With general direction, this role performs a variety of routine and non-routine complex billing functions to ensure the proper preparation of accurate and timely bills to customers based on service contract terms and is responsible for related activities. This role typically entails responsibility for customer accounts with complex billing arrangements due to contractual or statutory requirements.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Following standard operating procedures, this role prepares monthly billing adjustments, obtains required approvals, and enters adjustments into the billing system.

  • Researches and resolves routine and non-routine billing questions and discrepancies. Following standard operating procedures, determines the appropriate adjustment codes to process the transaction.

  • Reviews invoices for completeness and accuracy. Follows up with customers or other division staff/management to resolve identified discrepancies.

  • May calculate and prepare manual billings for non-routine, complex billing arrangements.

  • May gather and summarize supplemental billing information to accommodate customer billing requirements.

  • Reviews various billing system reports to identify billing discrepancies. Makes corrections as appropriate to ensure accurate billing following standard operating procedure.

  • Posts case receipts to customer accounts based on information from lock box reports and local cash receipt listings. Performs basic and routine research to resolve differences or unidentified/misapplied payments.

  • Posts payments as appropriate into the billing system to clear open obligations or prepares remittance advices to accompany payments sent to the lock box or corporate office.

  • May accept credit card payment from customers over the phone and process recurring payments.

  • May complete customer set up in company billing system(s).

  • May act as a resource for less experience personnel within the division or other divisions. This includes answering questions and providing training and support for others.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Directly related experience in which incumbents have worked with customers in a billing function in a service-based industry.

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of billing transactions and processes.

  • MS Excel skills at an intermediate level.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard operating procedures and instructions to complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

  • The ability to effectively interact and communicate with division managers as well as customers in a professional manner.

  • Must be able to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

  • Good math aptitude and the ability to work accurately with numbers are essential.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • 18 months of related billing experience.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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