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Billing Assistant - Edinburgh

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis have an excellent opportunity for a Billing Assistant to join a prestigious professional service based business based in Edinburgh City Centre. The successful candidate will be joining a team that pride themselves on providing a world class financial service to both the UK and the international side of the business and will be primarily focused around ensuring the billing process runs smoothly and deadlines are adhered to.

Previous experience of working within a professional services or legal environment is required and a want to get into a finance role is a must. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited finance/billing experience to secure a career within finance. The company will provide a full training and career development programme for the right individual. We are looking for someone who wants to be the best at what they do, who can handle pressure and who really wants to make a difference within the business.

This is a great time to join the business as it is a newly created role and reports into the Billing Manager. This role really is a key position within the billing team and will liaise with key finance individuals and stakeholders within the finance team.

As the Billing Assistant the role will include:

-Full ownership and responsibility for the Billing services from start to finish
-Managing complex relationships with clients and other stakeholder groups
-Owning the Billing process from client implementation through to successful delivery of the bill to the client
-Ensuring that all bills are processed and billed to agreed timescales and identifying any issues or anomalies
-Approving and implementing new systems or ways of billing clients and carrying out bespoke Billing for certain clients
-Implementing new Billing systems and on boarding new Billing clients
-Working with the IT department and advising on how they can support with the Billing process
-Working towards deadlines and prioritising workloads in busy periods

Who we are looking for:

-Previous experience of working within a professional services or legal environment
-Someone with exceptional communication skills; having the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels
-A team player but also someone who is self-sufficient and happy to go the extra mile
-Someone who is highly client focused and can provide excellent levels of customer service
-Ability to prioritise and organise their workload to meet KPIs, SLAs and deadlines
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to work towards multiple targets and deadlines

For further information on this role please contact Gemma Watmough.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.