WindStream Communications Analyst I/II-Finance in Huntsville, Alabama

TheAnalyst I/II - Financeensures timely review, processing and payment of Line Cost Vendor invoices. The employee is responsible for the review and reconciliation of payments and vendor invoice balances as well as the review and reconciliation of vendor dispute resolutions and invoice activity. This individual must also validate the accuracy of invoiced Late Payment charges, Taxes and Surcharges.

Reconciliation of Payment and Vendor invoice balances

Review invoice balances for the following:

  • Missing and/or misapplied payments
  • Dispute Credits
  • Payments in transit
  • Outstanding Short-paid disputes
  • Missing invoices

    Review of Late Payment Charges, Taxes and Surcharges for potential dispute opportunities.

  • Based on specific criteria, determine if charges are valid

  • If charges are invalid, file, negotiate and resolve dispute with vendor
  • If tax and/or surcharges are valid because of missing exemption forms, work with Tax and Regulatory departments to ensure proper documentation is filed

    Review and Reconciliation of Dispute Activity

  • Review invoice for dispute credits and reconcile with related open disputes

  • Review dispute resolutions from AMDR team as well as other dispute initiators and ensure proper resolution is reflected in Razorsight

    Interface with internal customers and vendors regarding payment issues or questions

  • Track down missing invoices and/or payments that may result in interruption of service

  • Escalate and send approval request for expedited payments to Line Cost Supervisor and Sr. Manager

    Respond to general inquiries related to Line Cost invoice data

  • Provide cost history for a specific BAN, Circuit, Location, etc.

  • Provide invoice copies to other departments for further review or validation

  • Accounts Payable experience with general knowledge of invoice processing and balance reconciliations

  • Audit experience in the telecommunications industry a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and vendor relationship experience
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Must be organized, ability to work under limited supervision and in a team environment *Minimum Requirements: *

College degree and 0-2 years professional level experience; or 4 years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

Primary Location: *US-Alabama-Huntsville

Job Category: *Finance

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.

Requisition ID: 17003195

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