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Billing Specialist

Austin, Texas, United States
January 15, 2019

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Joy Allen 214-***-**** Austin, TX

Summary of Qualifications

** ***** ******** ********** ** Billing, Accounts Receivable, B2B Collections, Accounts Payable and Cash Application. Possess Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with Project Managers, Finance Managers and Co-workers. Possess ability to manage multiple assignments at any given time and prioritize them effectively and work independently or as a Team Member. Self-Starter with Can Do Attitude. Honorably served in the US Army.

Professional Experience

AECOM Technical Services - Austin, TX - 2018 to Pres – Temporary Position

Multinational Engineering Firm that provides Design, Consulting, Construction and Management Services to Public/Private clients. AECOM generated $17BB in 2017 and is publicly traded on the NY Stock Exchange.

PROJECT BILLING: Successfully billed 200 United Technology/Dupont projects on a monthly basis.

Supported 8 - 10 PMs/Engineers for the PMO/Gulf Southwest Region. Generated T&M, Percent Complete and Lump Sum invoices in Oracle EBS, R12. Distributed invoice packages via mail, email or client portal. Researched and assisted with Unapplied Cash issues for resolution. Reconciled Billing and Payment History with Key Strategic Clients. Complied with company procedures for release of Sub-consultant/Vendor payments.

Wunderman Data Management/KBM Group - Richardson, TX 2007- 2017

Global leader in knowledge-based marketing solutions

BILLING SPECIALIST: Process daily and monthly billing for multiple companies using multiple operating systems including numerous intercompany billings. Ensure deadlines for client billing are consistently met. Have all responsible parties review billing for final review and approval prior to sending to client. Prepare and analyze complex bills in paper and various electronic formats along with expense backup.Submit invoices through multiple client accounts payable portals when required.

CREDIT ANALYST: Proven experience in determining credit worthiness of client companies and extend credit. Evaluate trade/bank references and credit reports. Provide Dun & Bradstreet financial report to Controller for final approval. When necessary, discuss with Controller special applications for credit. Set up customer accounts in multiple systems for multiple companies. Request Resale or Exemption Tax Certificate when required. Maintain all updates to the accounts. Perform credit reviews with Controller each month.

OTHER DUTIES: SAP Ariba Administrator, Maintain Sales and Use Tax Resale certificates, Backup to Accounts Payable Manager. Gather supporting documentation for royalties report. Schedule vacation days at times that will not conflict with deadlines, so that absences do not interfere with my ability to meet deadlines.

Interceramic, USA – Garland, TX 2005 – 2007

Largest manufacturer of glazed floor tile in North America

WHOLESALE CREDIT ANALYST: Average monthly collections $5 million. Initiated collection measures for Wholesale division. Handled dispute resolution, account reconciliation and credit request. Worked deductions and chargebacks. Evaluated risk and assisted with the assignment of credit limits and terms of sale for new clients. Handled request from 25 stores to determine risk of releasing orders from credit hold. Negotiated with client’s principals and owners for payment arrangements and promissory notes.

OTHER DUTIES: Backup to bookkeeper when out of the office and assist with end of month cash applications.

Software Spectrum – Garland, TX 1999 – 2003

World’s largest Microsoft License Reseller

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE REPRESENTATIVE - Collected multi-million dollar orders from numerous Fortune 500 companies. Average monthly collections $5-6 million. Proven track record for accomplishing goals of 65% monthly collections and under 6% 60 days outstanding. Reviewed purchase orders to determine risk and accuracy before releasing client orders. Major accounts handled Home Depot, Walt Disney World, Nortel

Mesquite Independent School District - Substitute Teacher 1998 – 1999

Celenese Corporation – Dallas, TX 1990- 1998

Bulk Pharmaceuticals manufacturer of acetaminophen and ibuprofen

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Resourceful Executive Assistant maintaining the utmost confidentiality. Adept at coordinating international travel and organize meetings. Frequently used word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Transitioned into accounting department after position eliminated due to manager’s retirement.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT : Part of a highly motivated team of chemical engineers and professionals. Supported the Finance Manager and responsible for the accounts payable function and international collections. Set up customer accounts. Heavy usage of Harvard Graphics and Lotus Notes preparing slides, charts for sales presentations. Recognized as significant team player for increasing cash

flow and working capital by refining the collections process. Involved in working level Flowchart mapping.


Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences – Cedar Valley Community College Lancaster, TX 1990


SAP - Ariba, Oracle, Maconomy, Sage, Platinum, Paparika, Remix, Kosmos, Excel, Access, PDI,

Harvard Graphics


US Army Active Duty 3 years

Signal Corps

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