Panasonic Installation Biller (Commercial Refrigeration) in Lenexa, Kansas
Hussmann is a subsidiary of Panasonic USA. We are a leader in providing display merchandisers, refrigeration systems, installation and services to food retailers around the world. We do more than provide a refrigeration system or install and maintain equipment. We provide our customers with solutions to make their businesses better. Finding a better way has always been the Hussmann way. Since 1906, our focus on innovation has helped food retailers succeed. We hold over a 122 U.S. patents and 320 international patents from more than a dozen countries. We collaborate with customers across a variety of food retail segments as we work towards fulfilling a promise for better businesses, better partners, and a better world.
The Installation Biller is responsible for project set-up, progress monitoring, and customer billing. This person works closely with the Installation Manager, Project Managers and customers, to ensure the projects are completed on time. The role is responsible for working with a multiple project portfolio issuing 1 or 2 subcontracts per project where Hussmann is normally a sub-contractor.
Set up project in the business system based on Sales to Operations transition documents.
Assist in initiation and tracking of contract projects to ensure compliance and successful completion date.
Prepare invoices for billing and any additional documentation required for billing purposes. Processes invoices and validates them according to project contract documentation.
Works with the Project Manager and assists in forecasting projects. Assists Project Manager with project cost at completion forecast. Validates and reconciles project cost data in the business system to the project forecast.
Gathers and records information to assist with process compliance monitoring.
Initiates, processes and tracks the progress of contracting business unit claims.
Initiate documents for purchase orders, subcontracts and change orders.
Comprehend Customer Contracts to determine the need for project-specific documents.
Coordinate with customers on contract documentation including tax documents, purchase orders and general information.
Coordination of various staff for accurate and timely recording of project costs, including timesheets, daily reports, etc.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.
FORMAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Required Level: High School OR Five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred level: Bachelor’s Degree
MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE NECESSARY: 0 – 5
Ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities/tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communication skills, verbal and written, required.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong organizational, time management skills.
Flexibility to work outside normal working hours, as required.
Working knowledge of basic refrigeration and/or knowledge of commercial refrigeration and HVAC is preferred.
High level of professionalism and diplomacy
Accounting experience and basic comprehension of journal entries required
Ability to read and comprehend construction contract terms and conditions
Experience with construction estimating, and construction licensing, a plus
Ability to work dependably and in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to making decisions, learn quickly, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment. Work effectively in a diverse team environment.
Customer service experience
Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:
Comprehensive Insurance Plans: Health, Dental and Vision, 401k with Company Matching Contribution, Discretionary 401k Company Contribution, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Life/Disability Insurance, Family Leave, Panasonic Employee Discounts, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Wellness Program, Identity Protection, Community Stewardship, Employee Assistance Program and more
Hussmann is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to veteran status, disability, age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, or any other non-merit-based factor.