Billing Specialist Jobs
Billing Specialist Job Overview
Billing specialists compile account statements, compute balances and record billing payments for a companies. They can also typically be responsible for preparing invoices for services rendered or for the delivery of goods. Other duties may include calculating interest, penalties and late fees for clients who are past due on their accounts. A billing specialist can expect to work daily with both paper forms and specialized computer programs when inputting and analyzing account information.
Billing Specialist Education
The typical billing specialist has a high school diploma, and nearly 38 percent of billing specialists have a bachelor's degree or higher in a related field. Having a college degree typically adds to the skill set, especially in the areas of advanced statistical analysis, modeling and computations. Most billing specialist jobs will include participation in short-term, on-the-job training to ensure compliance with company-standard billing practices.
In addition to experience with computer software and statistical analysis programs, knowledge of medical billing, medical terminology and medical coding procedures may help applicants gain a foothold in billing specialist jobs in hospitals or insurance companies.
Billing Specialist Job Market
Between 2012 and 2022, the national job market for billing specialists is expected to increase by 18 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This increase in positions amounts to 187,800 jobs. The health care field, including the offices of physicians, hospitals, surgical centers and laboratories, will have the most job openings for billing specialists. Other fields of growth for billing specialists include accounting, tax preparation and bookkeeping services as well as corporate management.
Billing Specialist Salaries
The median annual salary for a billing specialist is $37,000. The top 10 percent of billing specialists can expect to earn a salary of $47,460 or more annually while the bottom 10 percent earn about $23,380 each year.
The Billing Specialist will provide hands-on billing services for the finance team and its clients. The broad skill set required for this position includes (1) strong customer service skills and (2) the ability to perform detailed research, documentation and processing paperwork. This position reports to the Billing Manager. Billing/Invoicing - Prepare and gather invoice documentation in accordanc...
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor/Manager of the Billing Operations Department, the Billing Specialist is responsible to perform complex updating to the billing system, including evaluating and correcting error conditions, and works with the Billing Analyst to complete QC and audit projects Applications utilized are: Word, Excel, OBR, GPMS, OnBase, E-Mail, the Internet, M...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is currently hiring for an experienced Billing Specialist for an immediate opportunity with a Tampa, Florida client. Duties Include: Distribution of invoices on a timely basis Ensure contract terms are followed regarding correct billing rates and schedules Verification that proper documentation requirements are submitted for vendor set-up and other transactions Work closel...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Commercial Billing Specialist in Portland, OR. This position will provide accurate and timely claims billing and account documentation. In this position you will: Ensure complete, accurate, and timely electronic and paper billing of insurance claims Work secondary billing accounts off of the Account Maintenance Software on a daily basis Place claim with fa...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Contracts Billing Specialist in Scottsdale, Arizona (AZ). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Major Responsibilities: Analysis of entry of contracts into PeopleSoft Gather all requirements for accurate invoicing and revenue recognition Field internal and external customer queries Work with Global Support Liaison's and Le...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking an AR Specialist / Medical Billing Representative in Vancouver, WA. This is an immediate contract position to help clean up a backlog of outstanding patient accounts receivable. REQUIREMENTS: 2+ years of billing - physician or hospital Must be comfortable on the phone speaking (will be calling commercial and potentially government payors as well as pati...
We are looking for someone to hire for a Billing and Inventory Specialist job in Buffalo Grove, IL! Our client is a communications company that has been in business for over 25 years. Consistently ranked high in their industry and known for their team environment, this would be a great place to work! Responsibilities for Billing and Inventory Specialist job • Issue invoices and monthly statements...
Billing Specialist Job- Kenwood, OH One of our clients currently has a direct hire Billing Specialist Job available within their organization located in Kenwood, OH. They are currently looking to add a Billing Specialist to their team in order to assist with streamlining their percentage of completion invoicing process. If you have exceptional customer services skills, can handle high volume work...
Accounting Principals is currently recruiting Billing Specialist job in Tempe, AZ. This position requires a minimum of three years of experience. Candidates must be able to problem solve, provide customer service and handle multiple projects with competing deadlines. This position will be responsible for producing billing statements, balancing accounts, posting checks, and assisting internal staff...
Accounting Principals is assisting a global Media company with a 6 month temporary Billing Specialist job in New York, New York. The ideal candidate will have experience preparing preparing complex billing invoices. If you meet the qualifications below, please Apply Now! Responsibilities for the Billing Specialist job include: -Analyze contracts to ensure proper invoicing -Prepare complex billing...
Accounting Principals is currently seeking a Construction Billing and Collections Specialist for our client in the South Bay area. This a permanent opportunity which is open immediately for interviews. Candidate must have recent construction industry experience, specifically in the Billing and Collections area. Company offers great benefits including medical and dental - company pays 100% for the...
Accounting Principals is currently recruiting for Billing Specialist jobs in Tempe Arizona. The ideal candidate must have high volume B2B billing experience within the last 3 years. This position will be required to bill a portfolio of customers and maintain aging reports. This is a very high volume position and requires demonstrated proficiency and success in this type of environment. The pay for...
Billing Specialist / Accounts Receivable job in Tampa, Florida Accounting Principals is now reviewing resumes and conducting interviews. We have multiple openings and developing positions with our Premier Clients in the Tampa Metro area. If you have at least 2 years of recent Billing experience in a large corporate environment including Manufacturing, Medical, Telecommunication, Construction and T...
Billing Specialist Job in Downtown San Francisco, CA Accounting Principals has an immediate opening for a Billing Specialist at a building services provider in downtown San Francisco. Easily accessible by public transit, this position is a great opportunity to work at a nationally recognized company that values excellent customer service. The ideal candidate for the Billing Specialist position mus...
A Billing Specialist Job is now available in Northbrook, IL. To be considered for this position you will need at least 2-3 year with Billing and the ability to process credits. In this role you will process credit and debit reconciliations and account reconciliations. Experience with Microsoft Excel and Accounts Receivable are a must! An Accounting and/or Finance degree is preferred but not requir...
Accounting Principals is currently hiring for a temporary-to-hire Billing Specialist opportunity for a growing company in downtown Cleveland, OH. Candidates must have two or more years of billing experience, the ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong Excel skills. Pay is starting at $15 per hour and parking is only $55/per month! The Billing Specialist Job responsibilities include:...
People 2.0, THE nationwide provider of back-office solutions for independent staffing companies is an innovative and rapidly growing organization headquartered in West Chester, PA. As a company that sells professional services and specialized expertise, People 2.0 recognizes that the value of its business lies in the value of its people. We have succeeded in building and nurturing a customer-focus...
This HireStrategy client a large commercial services company is seeking an Bilingual(Spanish) Billing Specialist for its headquarters in Bethesda, MD. Responsibilities include Billing, Customer Maintenance, Processing Accounts receivable invoices. Qualifications: Must have excellent Excel, Microsoft Office and computer skills. Experience in Large Volume billing is a must. Lawson experience is a pl...
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Downtown DC Law Firm is looking for a Billing Specialist for a a 9 to 12 month assignment which quite possibly could be extended. Must have at least a few years of recent legal billing (including electronic billing) and, preferably, somebody with at least some exposure to other areas of a legal accounting office. The position is primarily billing, but we need someone who is willing to step outside...
Project Cost Accountant - Billing Specialist Placer Process Systems, Inc. – Rocklin, CA Placer Process Systems invites you to consider an exciting opportunity as a full-time Project Cost Accountant - Billing Specialist for our rapidly growing company! Who we are: Placer Process Systems provides clients with process engineering services from concept planning through project completion, using a high...
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Government Billing Specialist
$31,200.00 - $480,000.00
Typical Salary for Government Billing Specialist
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Government Billing Specialist
Confirms government contractor payments by determining payment requirements; confirming invoices; forwarding requests for payment.
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Ability to audit invoices against regulations and contractual provisions
Ability to establish and maintain a job related database
Ability to operate office equipment
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Pays government or private contractors by forwarding requests for payments according to the progress payments or performance-based payments clauses.
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