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Company: Covance
Location: Madison, WI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Overview:

The Financial Supervisor - Billing is responsible for the supervision of the study set up and invoicing activities for Early Development Labs. As part of the Controllership Team, the supervisor is responsible for the maintenance of policy and procedures to ensure that these activities and outputs are processed and issued per established guidelines, standards and contractual agreements. The supervisor will lead efforts in process improvement, implementation of best practices and development of staff. The supervisor will report to the Global Billing Manager.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assist in planning and coordination of team resources for accurate contractual data inputs into financial systems
  • Oversee and streamline processes for the coordination of activities. Leverage systems to streamline these activities.
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place in regards to revenue recognition and billing practices and Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Implement and enforce policies and procedures
  • Management, planning and accountability for the billing process globally
  • Provide customer service support to internal and external customers
  • Research client issues and work cross functionally to resolve
  • Identify revenue and billing errors and work with appropriate departments to resolve and prevent recurrence in the future
  • Ensure appropriate problem escalation
  • Develop a working knowledge of the different functional areas that affect the integrity of the revenue recognition and billing processes
  • Lead partnership with Contracts, Commercial and Operational teams for changes or modifications to studies, which may affect the revenue recognition or billing processes
  • Support month end closing for contracts, project costing and billing system modules
  • Drive team in risk mitigation activities
  • Support DSO and drive to meet corporate goals
  • Assist with client reporting as final reviewer
  • Report monthly metrics to management
  • Support Sarbanes Oxley compliance in form of gathering and/or reviewing documentation
  • Support internal/external audits in form of gathering and/or reviewing documentation
  • Manage 2 - 5 direct reports
  • Monitor individual performance of team and provide coaching and guidance
  • Develop staff through collaborative goal setting, identification of strengths and opportunities, regular 1:1s, mid-year and year-end evaluations
  • Develop and direct training plans to meet company goals and ensure successful completion
  • Support integration of acquisitions as they occur
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned
Education/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business
Experience:
  • 5+ years of business experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of process improvements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Adhere to proactive approach, with the ability to problem solve and interact professionally with internal and external customers in order to meet everyone's needs in an effective and timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
  • Strong Excel skills, PeopleSoft experience a plus
  • Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential


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