• Accounting Specialist

    Job Locations (All) | US-VA-Charlottesville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 11:35 AM)
  • Overview


     Who We Are:

    We Are PRA. We are 15,000 employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.


     Who You Are:

    You are a numbers minded person who knows the difference between a pass through and a milestone, and is an Excel Pivot Table rock star! You are an effective communicator and recognize that our clients are our priority and can quickly work with them to answer questions via email or phone. You understand accounting and can lend your accounts receivable expertise to our team. You possess the ability to navigate and finesse delicate conversations when it comes to collections. You are flexible and adaptable and can multi-task with ease as you work with multiple project managers on multiple projects. You aim to produce the highest quality work, while maintaining professional and courteous communications with clients and our team members.


     What You Will Be Doing:

    Under general direction, responsible for the complex activities associated with billing and collections, and for ensuring compliance with company’s system of internal controls. Duties primarily involve the maintenance and oversight of payment schedules as per contracts, timely billing of Time and Material, Milestone and Pass-Through invoices, timely collection of outstanding invoices, and reporting of collection activity.

    • Analyze client contracts, specifically payment schedules.
    • Generate Time and Material, Milestone and Pass-Through invoices per contract.
    • Answer sponsor inquiries and liaison between the project team and the sponsor.
    • Monitor status of aging invoices and provide monthly explanation of unbilled in excess of 60 days old
    • Track invoicing and collection history.
    • Fulfill other assignments as are consistent with the scope of responsibilities of an AR Accounting Specialist.



     What You Need To Have:

    • Minimum of two years of experience in accounts receivable and collections or within an accounting department.
    • Degree or equivalent work expreience required
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Products: pivot tables, functions, formulas and macros in Excel a plus
    • Experience in providing performing outstanding customer service, and in ensuring compliance with company’s system of internal controls is required.
    • Must demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills.
    • Must work effectively in a team environment.
    • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
    • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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