Woodmead - Sandton
SGS is the worlds leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.
With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.
The billing specialist will be a member of the finance team in charge of invoicing according to the standard policies and best practices, ensuring SGS customer and contract requirements are adhered to at all times.
Candidates must have a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Compiles, computes and records billing, statistical data, and other numerical data for billing purposes.
Ensure all sales orders are opened in a timely manner.
Complies with Internal Control System throughout the billing process.
Assist, coordinate and cooperate with business to ensure the quality and timing of invoicing.
Operate 3rd Party customer web portals.
Receive, analyze and issue credit note request in line with the approval process.
Sending, archiving and following up of invoices.
Monitor open sales orders daily.
Perform daily duties as outlined by the Billing Manager.
Assist in month end closing and internal / external audit requirements, providing all required documentation.
Make continuous improvement and innovation through investigation and recommendations to designated supervisor.
Diploma or Degree desired
Experience in Finance / Accounting required
Experience in billing in multiple entities and currencies required
Experience in billing in multiple business units with multiple profit centers and pricelists required
Experience in large volume processing required
Knowledge of in-country and international invoicing requirements required
Ability to adapt quickly and demonstrate flexibility required
Able to work independently required
Strong team player and work ethic required
Customer service oriented required
Decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills required
Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material required
Good analytical and problem-solving skills required
Positive and learning attitude required
Focus on achieving results, continues improvement and innovation required
Local language level B2, fluent in finance terminology (required or nice to have depending on the country)
English with minimal good reading and speaking skills (B1), business English required
Good written and verbal communication skills required
Experience (advanced) in working with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point) required
Compliance & Authority
Cease the use of any equipment that may be deemed to constitute a safety hazard or entry to hazardous environments without the necessary knowledge and protection and take action to address the hazard.
Cease to carry on with work that may affect the quality (integrity) of services and take action to address the issue.
Initiate a formal improvement request when a deviation of the system occurs, possible improvements are identified or when nonconformity is identified.