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Billing Specialist

Billing Specialist

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Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Colorado Springs, CO

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In addition to a competitive salary, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision premiums are paid 100% by Polaris Alpha for employee and their family
  • Life and AD&D insurance premiums are paid 100%, by Polaris Alpha for employee at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, Polaris Alpha matches up to 3% of employee contributions and participants are 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 8 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha (“Polaris”) provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The Company has approximately 1,100 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally.

We are looking for a skilled Billing Specialist to provide financial, administrative and clerical services and to assist in ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of operations. You will assist in monitoring incoming payments and all outgoing billings.

• Assist in billing and collections processes
• Assist and ensure accuracy of the setup of all new contracts/projects and modifications.
• Work closely with the Contracts and Program Management Teams on all billing requirements
• Assist Month-end closing of the billing information
• Assist in verifying billing accounts with accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
• Generate reports detailing accounts receivable status
• Work closely with General Accounting and Program Control Teams to ensure accuracy on contracts and program billing and costs

Required Skills

• 3+ years working experience as a Billing Specialist in a government contracting environment
• Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
• Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and internal personal skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
• Strong working knowledge of accounting tools such as Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet systems
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Must be a US Citizen, based on government customer requirements

Desired Skills

• College degree in accounting/finance/business management preferred
• Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel
• Experience with Deltek’s Costpoint Accounting System

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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