Senior Billing Operations Analyst

Finance Remote, Washington

The Billing Operations Analyst is responsible for billing customers in an accurate and timely manner. Critical job duties include reviewing sales documentation for billing and revenue implications, ensuring that relevant contractual terms are captured in the billing system, preparing reports and other supporting documentation, generating customer invoices, and recommending changes to improve billing processes. The Billing Operations Analyst develops solutions to billing issues and works with systems design to implement new features, and may work on billing projects with Billing Operations Mgmt.

*This position can be remote in the US*

Job Responsibilities

· Review sales agreements and orders to ensure that relevant contractual terms are captured in the billing system

· Verify that subscriptions are set-up in the billing system properly so that resulting invoices are accurate and produce the correct accounting treatment

· Respond in a timely manner to billing inquiries from customers and internal constituents

· Assist with the application of daily cash receipts

· Process customer cancellations requests and verify that customer accounts are de-provisioned and accurately refunded if needed

· Work across departments to research and resolve customer issues related to billings

· Prepare billing reports and other related supporting documentation

· Identify and implement billing process improvements that increase efficiency, improve the accuracy of invoices, or strengthen controls

· Assist with the development and implementation of billing system improvements, including defining requirements and performing user acceptance tests

· Fulfill quarterly and annual audit requests

· Perform special projects as requested

Required Qualifications (absolute must haves walking in the door)

· Bachelors' degree, preferably in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance

· 5+ years of experience in a billing role at a SaaS company with revenues of at least $100 million

· Hands-on experience with a top-tier CRM, billing, and/or ERP system

· Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, pivot tables)

· Track record for meeting deadlines

· Ability to work across multiple systems and navigate quickly from one system to another

· Aptitude for the accurately processing a high-volume of data

· Familiarity with revenue recognition and other generally accepted accounting principles

· Effective working both independently and within a team

· Skilled at problem-solving; able to discern alternatives, make objective recommendations, and collaborate with others to accomplish goals

· Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form

Preferred Qualifications (great to have but not absolutely necessary

· Proficiency using SQL

· Hands-on experience with Salesforce, Zuora and/or NetSuite

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.