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Billing Operations Support Analyst

Billing Operations Support Analyst

ID 
2018-12138
Job Locations 
US-WI-Madison
Company 
TDS Telecom

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Overview

TDS Telecom is seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented and motivated Billing Operations Support Analyst (Internal Job Title: Analyst – Production Systems Support) to work in our Madison, WI office.  In this role you will create reports, review & analyze billing data to find patterns to identify savings / process efficiencies.  Additionally you will perform time sensitive production system support activities that are necessary to provide customers with timely and accurate bills.  This position also provides on-call support for billing events (evenings, weekends, and holidays).

 

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, provides wireless; broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6.1 million customers nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications, OneNeck® IT Solutions, and BendBroadband. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems employs 10,400 people. Visit tdsinc.com.

Responsibilities

Support the accuracy and timeliness of system processing through performing routine monitoring and maintenance of the systems (i.e. BDC, MARS, RPACS, CABS, SABRE, Microsoft Dynamics AX and future billing systems). 

  • Review and analyze data and performs activities necessary to assure a system is ready to process.
  • Perform verification
    • Usage is collected, assembled, rated, and guided correctly.
    • Billing Daily processing:
      • Payment processing,
      • Disconnect notices, reminder notices, and collection letters
      • Interfaces: CARE, E911, Directory Listing, Directory Publishing
    • Billing Cycle processing
    • PARS processing  
  • Review balancing reports, variance reports and/or monitoring tools.
  • When deviations occur - investigate, analyze, and resolve; or if required escalate for resolution.
  • Review billing for conformance to other functional and regulatory requirements.

Provides testing, training, consultation, and assistance with investigations related to billing operation functions.

  • Performs second level billing support to COAST. 
  • Answers questions and performs research as needed
  • Escalates complex issues as required to Sr. Analyst. 
  • Works with internal and external contacts to identify and resolve billing issues.
  • Update documentation on processes and procedures related to production support tasks to keep information current
  • Assist with SOX, Interexchange Carrier, Exchange Carrier, and Internal audits as requested to insure adequate and appropriate controls are in place. 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree –OR- 2+ years of professional work experience.

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong MS Access & Excel
  • Experience using SQL
  • Data mining experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • ACL or other data analytics tools experience
  • Telecommunications experience preferred.
  • Functional knowledge of Message Processing, End-User and Carrier Access Billing.
  • System knowledge of TDS systems that support Message Processing, End-User and/or Carrier Access Billing.
  • Knowledge of TDS billing production controls.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and work with others in a team environment.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills; able to deal effectively with multiple tasks and with varying deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Consistently demonstrates a professional image and positive attitude.
  • Desires continual self-development -- seeking new challenges and ways to learn new processes and skill sets.
  • Able to identify business process improvement opportunities and formulate potential solutions.
  • Experience with computers and various software packages utilized within TDS (i.e. Windows environment, Microsoft Office Suite, etc).

 

Benefits:

As a part of your total compensation, TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.