• Senior Billing & Accounts Receivable Administrator

    Job Locations United Kingdom-London
  • Introduction

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    The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.


    Currently we are recruiting a Senior Billing and Accounts Receivable Admnistrator to join our Billing function at the head office. You will be responsible for a portfolio of billing responsibilities across the group.


    How you will contribute:

    • Create and maintain customer accounting records in PeopleSoft for all clients.
    • Monitor billing team e-mail accounts for incoming emails and tasks.
    • Process invoice requests received on a timely basis.
    • Respond to SalesForce tasks, liaising with Sales Personnel where necessary.
    • Process SalesForce interfaces into PeopleSoft.
    • Ensure all invoices issued are delivered to clients timely to avoid payment delays.
    • Address billing queries that arise within the business, ensuring any invoice related queries are dealt with immediately in order to avoid payment delays.
    • Manage any billing adjustments as required (ensuring the credit & re-bill process is adhered to, supporting Sales Personnel where necessary).
    • Manage Accounts Receivable contra clearing documents through the PeopleSoft.
    • Take ownership of Programmatic accounts receivable platform.

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this role are:


    • Experience of working within the Media and Publishing sector
    • Exposure to working within a matrix lead organisation
    • Exposure to contract lead billing
    • Good academics and accounting knowledge (accounting degree or equivalent)
    • Experience of PeopleSoft ERP
    • Experience of SalesForce CRM system
    • Experience of managing multi-currency and global billing platforms including VAT profiling
    • Good written and oral communication skills


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