Newport Group is a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services. We help companies offer their employees a more secure financial future by offering comprehensive plan solutions and consulting expertise to plan sponsors and the advisors who serve them.
Be a part of growing organization and build a career. At Newport, it’s all about you. We believe that a business succeeds when its employees succeed.
This Accounting Specialist is responsible for customer billing for Newport Group and affiliated companies, as well as, supporting team goals and objectives. This position is all inclusive from set-up to termination. This employee will act as a liaison with internal departments to research fee inquiries, and collect fees.
The Accounting Specialist will perform the following functions:
Customer billing for Newport Group including but not limited to set-up, change notice processing, review, corrections, maintenance, billing
Must be able to meet all billing and revenue related deadlines.
Create on demand invoices
Research and resolve billing inquiries.
Manage tasks through Footprints and meet company guidelines with respect to response times.
Respond timely according to company policy to inquiries on customer records.
Researching, tracking, and resolving accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies, preparing adjustments in relation to billing functions including communicating with internal and external customers effectively.
Ability to read, understand, and follow the provisions of a service agreement.
Ability to retrieve data from recordkeeping systems, company websites, and other third party applications as needed
Maintain integrity of data in fee application, CRM, and accounting system related to customer accounts and billing
Aged receivables support
Support all billing functions as needed
Assists with month end close procedures
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
Attends corporate training classes, as required.
Maintains and models professional behavior.
You are the right person for this role if:
High school diploma or GED required
Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2 years’ experience in accounting, data entry, customer service, or related field.
Learn and become proficient in use of accounting software, external partner sites, and recordkeeping software
Skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
Advanced user of Microsoft Office products with an emphasis on Excel.
Must have excellent work habits, including the willingness to work the hours necessary to meet important financial deadlines.
Must be detail oriented
Ability to use technical and analytical skills to problem-solve and troubleshoot situations.
Must possess excellent organizational skills.
Must be able to keep client information confidential.
Must be able to proficiently read, write and speak clearly in English.
Must be able to maintain an effective working relationship with, and among employees.
Must possess the ability to handle difficult people or situations.
Must be able to use hands, fingers and wrists, repetitively, using a computer keyboard, telephone, and adding machine.
Newport group offers for employment are conditioned upon satisfactory completion of our employment screening process (including, but not limited to, a review of past employment and education records, background investigation, and/or credit check).
Newport Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, gender expression, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
As a leading employer in retirement services, Newport Group provides a wide variety of health and wellness plans that can be tailored to meet our employees' individual needs.
We offer the following:
-Multiple choices for healthcare
-Two choices for dental coverage, including orthodontia
-Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent coverage
-Employer paid short term and long-term disability
-Employer paid life insurance
-Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
-Employee assistance program
-401(k) plan with Roth and after-tax options
-Health Savings Account for eligible medical plans including employer contribution
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