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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|State:||New Jersey (NJ)|
|Employer:|| Verizon Wireless|
Audit, analyze, reconcile amounts due with payments, report, GL code, and process both Long Distance and Direct Telecom vendor invoices for HQ National Network Operations. Dispute vendor invoices when necessary. Ensure all account aging issues are identified, communicated (especially with respect to necessity for accruals), and resolved in a timely manner. Verify charges agree with contracted or tariff rates. Verify legitimacy of circuit charges in Granite (Xng) and National Network Operations’ NNEdB – acceptance date, bill rate, term date, non-recurring/OCC charges, Early Termination Liability (ETL) charges, circuit swaps/moves/upgrades, etc. Analyze, reconcile, and report on multi-issue billing discrepancies including decommissioned circuits still billing, invalid Monthly Recurring Charges; incorrect usage amounts and rates , erroneous taxes, etc. Verify usage in CDR ABS, LDR, or MARS. Utilize the Rate Audit Module in BillTrakPro (BTP) for validation and billing disputes. Conduct specialized audits, queries, and reports using Business Object Module (BAM). Minimize/Reduce late payment penalties. Billing disputes include Service/Circuit Order discrepancies; premature billing of circuits as well as circuits continuing to bill after disconnection; circuits billing at wrong rates or quantities; inflated MOU counts and rating errors; MOUs incorrectly identified as either interstate, intrastate-interLATA, intrastate-intraLATA, or international; incorrect allocation rates such as Cellular Local Usage Percent and Percent Interstate Usage factors (CLUP and PIU, respectively); State and Federal taxes especially Universal Service Charges; etc. Incumbent interacts with internal and external groups including Area/Region counterparts, Finance, Accounts Payable, Traffic Engineers, and Vendor Representatives. Provide additional support to the NNO Month-End Financial Accounting Close and Monthly Budget versus Actual Reporting effort by reporting usage and costs by vendor, month, network type, call type, expense type – known ETLs, OCCs, adjustments, Verizon Trifecta Plans (NDP, VzWay, and SONET), etc. Evaluate third party IXC Feature Group D bills (i.e., CIC5050) and determine validity. Work with Traffic Engineers to determine if this arrangement is being deployed and if vendor is legitimate (through LERG and MARS). Ensure that traffic is rated at 100% Interstate, and prepare formal disputes for all invalid billings. Establish vendor in BillTrakPro and attain electronic feeds of invoices, Accounts Payable A/P, and PeopleSoft. Support all Sarbanes-Oxley Reporting requirements. Support Facilities Engineering Internal Controls. BillTrakPro (BTP) invoice reconciliation to Granite/Xng Circuit Inventory system.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience. 3 years of related project management and financial analysis experience or extensive knowledge and understanding of wireless industry trends and key business drivers. 2 years work experience with TEOCO’s BillTrakPro (BTP) and Business Analysis Module (BAM) 2 years work experience with NNEdB system 2 years work experience with Granite/Xng Circuit Inventory System 2 years work experience with PeopleSoft Financials (especially Accounts Payable) Experience in planning, forecasting and financial analysis Knowledge of the wireless industry and cellular equipment Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word) Ability to meet deadlines and to manage multiple competing priorities. Excellent written and oral communication skills Responsible for communicating effectively at all levels Light supervision over work product. Works independently on routine and non-routine research and reporting functions. 2-4 years related work experience processing invoices or working in a telecom transport role. Able to quickly learn and use other desktop applications as necessary to perform job. Familiarity with Connectiv Solution’s RouteWatch, Prospect, PeopleSoft Financials, and Portfolio LEC Tariff database. Familiarity with telephony networks and terms including DS1, DS3, OCN, etc. Strong organizational skills. Effective time management skills. Ability to work on projects without supervision. Requires strong follow-up skills with attention to detail and accuracy. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Team-oriented person with strong interpersonal, communications and cross-functional working skills. Ability to work in an aggressive due date environment. Effective multitasking is mandatory. Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
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