Fee Application Specialist /Billing Analyst in New York, NY at Ankura

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

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Billing Analyst
Corporate
New York, NY
 
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
The role of the Billing Analyst is to assist the local management team or teams and assigned Project Managers in the facilitation and analysis of project and office financials as they relate to projects and resource plans, revenue projections and invoicing through the use of tools and processes dictated by the Company.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned):
  • Generate Fee Applications and all other documents related to court filings, bankruptcy, etc.
  • Facilitate the invoice process, including preparing and reviewing drafts for SMD and/or PM’s approval and issuance of invoices.
  • Facilitate the input of and maintenance of the Project provided by Senior Managing Director (SMD) into Deltek Vision’s Info Center.
  • Receive the signed contract, letter of engagement, agreement, etc. from the SMD and attach in Deltek Vision and save to Contract Repository.
  • Assist SMD and/or Project Manager (PM) with resource planning and assignments based on financials.
  • Set up and/or ensure accuracy of input and maintain projects in Deltek Vision.
  • Monitor projects for financial profitability, ie. budget to actual hours and fees, signed contracts, accounts receivables, etc.
  • Work with SMD to identify revenue to be recognized monthly.
  • Facilitate the invoice process, including preparing and reviewing SMD and/or PM’s approval and issue invoices.
  • Complete project closeout in Deltek Vision making sure SMD and/or PM has completed all services and payments have been received.  
  • Generate Deltek Vision reports as required in order to manage projects.
  • Support and orient new employees in this process.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree and at least 5-7 years of experience of accounts payable experience or a similar combination of education and experience. 
  • Read, understand and implement contracts, agreements, terms and conditions, etc.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients and/or employees of the Company.
  • Apply logic and common practice in order to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • To perform this position successfully, required to have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Deltek Vision.
REQUIRED SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:
The role will be suited to someone who has experience of working at a senior level, enjoys a full and sometimes deadline-driven day. Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish rapport with people at all levels is very much a key skill. This is a demanding role with high expectations. The successful candidate will be self-assured, flexible, reliable with a positive demeanor and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the consulting industry and its customary practices desired
  • Proactive and initiates projects, accepting of new assignments and challenges
  • Capacity to multi-task, prioritize work load and effectively manage time to meet deadlines
  • Lead by example regarding efficient work habits and professional behavior
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Work effectively as part of a team, yet be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Perform all tasks with attention to detail and review for accuracy.
  • Maintain courteous, professional manner in person and on the phone.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
 
ABOUT ANKURA: 
Ankura is an expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. Whether a client is facing an immediate business challenge, trying to increase the value of their company or protect against future risks, Ankura designs, develops, and executes tailored solutions by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. This gives our clients unparalleled insight and experience across a wide range of economic, governance, and regulatory challenges. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results.
 
Ankura is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment Opportunities at Ankura are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential function of a particular job.  All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
This Equal Employment opportunity governs all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotions, transfers, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, access to benefits and training, and all other conditions and privileges of employment. 
 

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