Billings Manager job description & role information

For employers looking to fill a Billings Manager vacancy, the following sample position description can help you to attract the best candidates for the role. By tailoring this position description according to your company's specific job requirements, you have an excellent interview tool for comparison purposes.

For job seekers looking for a Billings Manager role, this job description details what the role may involve and what skills and experience are required to give you the best chance of securing the position.

Role outline:

Typically reporting to the Finance ManagerFinancial Controller or Shared Services Manager (depending on the company size), the Billings Manager is an important part of the accounts department and is responsible for the team that manages the end-to-end invoicing process. 

Typical job duties and responsibilities:

The Billings Manager has responsibilities that vary depending on the size and type of organisation. Typical job duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising a team of Billings Officers

  • Working with the IT team to ensure the billing system is updated as and when necessary

  • Managing the accurate preparation of client's invoices to reduce errors

  • Supervising the upload of customer rates and ensuring they are correct in the accounting system

  • Ensuring the team completes billing requirements to meet mid-month and month-end deadlines

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders regarding billing issues and requests

  • Identifying initiatives to improve the billing processes and procedures

  • Updating the Financial Controller and other Managers regularly on any issues around processes and procedures

Skills and attributes:

Some of the more common skills and attributes most needed for a Billings Manager may include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience in Accounts Receivable/Billings

  • Staff  management and supervisory experience

  • Strong understanding of accounting practices and applicable legal requirements

  • Excellent numeracy skills to handle complex billings

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise and multitask in a pressure environment

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Focus on providing excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Intermediate to advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting or billing systems

Salary guide:

$80 - $100k + Super


  • Shared Services Manager

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