PwC Billings & Collections- Third Party Payment Manager I in Tampa, Florida

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Job Description

PwC's US Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing the firm's financial risk, including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with US Leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements.

Finance has assisted other PwC Network firms regionalize their financial operations. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, assisting with the integration (including system needs) and educating partners/managers on how to navigate our various financial systems.

Controller Operations is comprised of a group of talented finance professionals who provide service to our internal clients in the following areas:

Budgeting, Reporting, Regulatory and Statutory Compliance, Business Operations, Domestic and International Accounting Operations, and Finance Strategy and Business Operations.

The Billings and Collections Center of Excellence (B and C COE) will drive all activities for the billing and collection services of the US firm cross-line of service. This team performs analytics around the timeliness of payment from invoice creation to cash collected. This Center of Excellence (COE) is the key point of contact for building and implementing the strategy, determining the client service support structure, and articulating related directives that enable engagement teams to invoice and collect efficiently from our clients while driving profitability.  The B and C COE supports engagement teams, sector markets, etc. with the data, analytics and perspectives necessary for them to understand billing parameters for engagements, negotiated fees with their clients, as well as execute on other related profitability driving initiatives that align with billing goals.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Maintenance of Third Party Payment information through strong identification procedures;

  • Consolidation of 3rd Party Payment information to reduce number of user profiles and simplify the overall process with each vendor; and,

  • Operations of finance and billing departments of professional services industries.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Improve the overall application of cash payments resulting from better upfront process;

  • Reduce overall cost related to Third Party Payments through effective policy development and enforcement;

  • Provide directions to client account teams to use when using Third Party Payment entities;

  • Develop and manage catalog of all Third Party arrangements, identifying key common attributes of the arrangements;

  • Collaborate with the Contract Center of Excellence to determine process for identifying new Third party arrangements as they arise;

  • Engage with Finance to formulate consistent process to account for Third Party Payment fees on engagements (write-off, adjustment, re-billing, etc.); and,

  • Collaborate with the Collections team in improving the application of cash payments that may not be auto-applied due to Third

Party Payment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.