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Avangrid Manager Billing & Recovery in Orange, Connecticut

Manager Billing & Recovery

Company: UIL HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Location:

Orange, CT, US Rochester, NY, US US ME, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Sign-on bonus available!

$5,000.00 sign-on bonus available to external applicant hired.

Work location will be in Orange, CT but temporary remote work option may be considered.

Responsibilities

Directs all Billing, Credit & Collections, and Low-Income program operations for UIL companies including following responsibilities:

  • Manages billing processes, systems, and vendors to ensure timely accurate bill issuance/revenue generation ( 8.5M bills for $3.5B annually).

  • Manages billing back-office responsible for resolving outsorts, emmas, implausibles, bill adjustments, meter exchanges, price loads, and OOB invoices to ensure timely accurate bill issuance.

  • Manages collections processes, systems and vendors plus sets collection strategies to minimize accounts receivables ( $72M AR) and uncollectibles ($25M).

  • Manages Credit & Collections back-office responsible for high balance collection, balance transfers, dunning lock review, payment arrangements, and AMP/ELP program maintenance.

  • Ensures compliance with all CT and MA Billing and Collection Regulations.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, or Information Technology, with 7 years relevant experience in credit & collections, finances, and/or billing operations required. In lieu of degree, 15 years of relevant experience in credit & collections, finances, and/or billing operations required

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • Experience with SAP IS-U/CCS utility business processes in the areas of: Billing and Invoicing; Dunning, Device Management; Front Office (including Electronic Bill Presentment and Bill Print); and/or Customer Information Analytics

  • Knowledge of customer billing, accounting, and collections processes

    Skills/Abilities

  • In depth change management skills and the ability to lead effectively in different work environments, geographies, and demographics both within and outside the Company

  • Developed leadership skills, analytical thought processes and the ability to work well with multiple groups including regulatory agencies, external stakeholders, end users, process owners and the IT SAP Support Group

  • Ability to manage employees in a unionized and salaried workforce

  • Ability to balance the administration of budgets, staffing needs, and performance management goals and objectives

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point applications

  • Strong problems solving, prioritization, and project management skills

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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