Billing Team Leader – Woodmead

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Description

The billing team lead will be a member of the finance team to lead the invoicing function according to the standard policies and best practices, ensuring SGS customer and contract requirements are adhered to at all times.


Facilitating the billing departments daily activities.
Compiles, computes and records billing, statistical data, and other numerical data for billing purposes.
Ensure all sales orders are opened in a timely manner.
Ensure team complies with the Internal Control System throughout the billing process.
Assist, coordinate and cooperate with business to ensure the quality and timing of invoicing.
Operate 3rd Party customer web portals.
Receive, analyze and issue credit note request in line with the approval process.
Ensure daily follow up procedures are in place for processing invoices and credit notes.
Report on open and invoiced sales orders daily.
Perform daily and adhoc duties as outlined by the billing manager.
Assist in month end closing and internal/ external audit requirements, providing all required documentation.
Make continuous improvement and innovation through investigation and recommendations to manager.
Update client templates and pricelists for manager review and approval.
First escalation for billing team disputes and queries.
Support billing manager with team performance monitoring and reporting.


Diploma or Degree
Experience in Finance/Accounting
Experience in billing in multiple entities and currencies
Experience in billing in multiple business units with multiple profit centres and pricelists
Experience in large volume processing
Knowledge of in-country and international invoicing requirements

Additional Information

Ability to adapt quickly and demonstrate flexibility.
Able to work independently.
Strong team player and work ethic
Customer service oriented
Decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Positive and learning attitude
Focus on achieving results, continues improvement and innovation