Billing Operations Team Leader

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1405444

 Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Billing Operations Team Leader to lead the billing team on all aspects of domestic and commercial customer billing, including complex billing.

Salary: starting at £22,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

37 hours per week

Our Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Billing Operations Team Leader to lead the billing team on all aspects of domestic and commercial customer billing, including complex billing. The successful person will report directly to the Collections & Back Office Manager and will be actively involved with all teams within the business. For this role we are looking for someone who has the right mix of strong operational capability, technical expertise, customer focus and ability to successfully lead a team. Responsibilities will include but will not be restricted to:

-Lead the Billing Team to ensure consistent accurate and timely routine billing of all domestic and commercial customers.

-Manage the team to deliver of all non-routine billing, billing related tasks and compliance related processes.

-Ensure all billing related processes are mapped end to end and kept updated at all times, with controls in place to ensure the team are trained and supported to understand and follow approved processes at all times.

-Oversee and support the complex billing of large business customers

-Manage the team to collectively provide support, advice and be an escalation point for complex and technical queries and enquiries from other internal teams & departments, customers and third parties

-Be receptive to all team members and proactively lead them through effective decision making, strong communication and technical support to ensure the team functions to a high standard and all objectives are delivered according to agreed timescales.

-Engage with HR as required to manage the team in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

-Liaise with HR and external recruitment agencies as required to ensure all roles are covered adequately and disruption to the broader team and delivery of targets is minimised.

-Oversee regular quality audits to ensure all processes and procedures are fully compliant with all company policies, procedures and regulatory obligations.

Your Skills and Experience

-Significant experience working in a customer accounts, billing or revenue assurance environment, with proven experience in a leadership capacity.

-Excellent operational capability.

-IT skills with advanced Excel skills. Proven experience in all Microsoft Office applications.

-Excellent numerical, analytical skills and attention to detail.

-Track record in helping others to deliver accurate and reliable results within deadlines.

-Persistent and analytical approach to problem solving, which considers all contributing factors.

-Thorough approach to dealing with queries

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

Our Benefits

We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy 25 days’ annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25th April 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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