Invoicing Specialist
Lexmark
Cebu City, Philippines
4d ago

Job Purpose / Mission / Summary

The Invoicing Specialist works closely with various dedicated and support teams to produce the financial invoice to charge the Lexmark MPS customers for the cost of the offerings and services.

This is while taking into utmost consideration the customers’ satisfaction in their over-all Lexmark experience by extending them the supporting documentations tailored fit to their respective requirements, and by acting as liaison with other Lexmark MPS teams to raise other customer requirements.

The role supports the Sales and Marketing Operations Team by actively recognizing revenue and related costs in an accurate and timely manner guided with the related corporate financial policies, accounting instructions and SOX regulations.

Roles and Responsibilities :

  • INVOICE PROCESSING AND DELIVERY Prepares the SAP financial invoice for large accounts covered by MPS contracts. Prepares the final required customer supporting documentation that fits the specific requirements of the respective customers.
  • Works closely with respective teams to accommodate changes in customer requirements and acts on them and incorporate the changes in the process to come up with the new set of customer requirements.

    Actively monitors the assigned accounts on its status in the billing process to ensure invoices are delivered in a timely manner based on Lexmark’s commitment date of delivery as pre-agreed with the customer.

    Delivers the SAP invoice and its supporting documents to the customer, either through electronic mail, snail mail or forwards to the Customer Operations teams who takes charge in the final delivery.

  • REVENUE RECOGNITION Recognizes the revenue of the respective accounts handled, primarily through the invoicing process or secondarily through creation / submission of accounting journal entries if for operational reasons the invoicing process cannot be executed.
  • Works with related MPS teams to determine revenue recognition in terms of timing, criteria and accuracy of amount. Ultimately responsible in gathering the requirements necessary to meet revenue criteria before final recognition.

    Ensures revenue is hitting / allocated to the appropriate revenue sub-accounts by checking the system generated accounting entries.

    For cases that the automatic accounting break-up of the revenue is not yet set-up (for new orders), determines the break-up allocation and calculates & submits journal entries to distribute revenue to the appropriate revenue sub-account.

    Works with related MPS team to determine and book the cost component of the revenue item being recognized. Helps capturing other MPS revenues, recognized outside the defined MPS process by creating re-class journal entries to transfer the revenue from another profit center to the MPS profit center.

    Works with internal audit team in maintaining established controls for revenue recognition.

  • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Acts as the customer’s secondary point of contact in Lexmark, next to Customer Operations Managers (COM) to help customers raise concerns related to their service billings and other related matters.
  • Liaise with appropriate Lexmark teams to help the faster resolution of customers billing concerns. Works closely with Customer Management Center (CMC) team to help clean and clear customers receivable ledgers to the extent of helping resolve the issues and potential issues of customers.

    Competencies, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities :

  • KNOWLEDGE BASE FOR ACCURACY AND EFFECTIVENESS Knowledge of the organizational structure of the sales and marketing team of the geo being supported.
  • Knowledge of the organizational structure of each of the various MPS dedicated teams. Knowledge of the MPS business model and its offerings.

    Knowledge of issue escalation process.

  • FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL COMPETENCE Intermediate accounting International Accounting Standards Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) ERP functionalities, working knowledge of SAP financial module a plus Intermediate knowledge of 2007 Microsoft applications especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • PERSONAL CREDIBILITY Oral (Conversational & Public Presentation) & Written Communication Interpersonal Relationship Handling Confidential & Sensitive Data & Information Process Facilitation Influencing & Negotiation Skills Can drive continuous improvement and behavioral change
  • Education, Experience & Certifications Basic Requirements :

  • Education : A Bachelor in Science degree in Accountancy or Management Accounting
  • Experience : Minimum 1 year experience in any of the accounting field
  • Licenses & Certifications : no minimum requirement
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