Billing and Settlements Manager

Utility People
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about Retail Energy and ready to take the next step in your career? Our client is an ambitious independent data analytics and trading business anchored within the energy space looking to become a new retail energy supplier, with a clear vision to become the leading Community based energy supplier. The Billings and Settlements manager will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing the company energy billing and settlements process and system. We are looking for someone who can take ownership and as customer numbers grow, so too will the need to develop efficient, robust scalable processes. If you have developed systems and processes for energy billing and settlements before, this could be just the opportunity you are looking for!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all processes related to billing and settlement are efficient and fit for purpose
  • Settlement validation, confirmation and invoicing processes are efficient and accurate
  • Make sure regular reporting is provided to internal and external stakeholders
  • Processes are clearly documented and comply with HMRC obligations
  • Billing and Settlement queries and disputes are resolved quickly and effectively
  • Maintain good working relationships with external counterparties
  • Develop communication with teams in Finance, Technical, Operations and commercial
  • Demonstrate clear understanding of contractual structures
  • Adapt the Billing and Settlement process to align with changing business needs. This may include supporting any transition to/integration with a third-party system

Experience Required:

  • At least 5-year experience in a Billing and Settlement back-office environment
  • Experience of validation and settlement of ancillary services contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of settlement and VAT in the UK electricity industry
  • Experience of implementing/improving a billing and settlement system/ processes
  • Clear and confident communication style, both written and verbal
  • Highly numerate
  • Able to deliver to deadlines, set priorities and work under pressure
  • Ability to balance commercial requirements with control and audit requirements
  • Ability to understand the accounting requirements for the information provided to Finance

Locaitons close are: Edinburgh, Perth, Glasgow, Angus, Fife in Scotland