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Manager, Distribution Billing

Discovery Inc.
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    118019381
Discovery Inc.


Manager, Distribution Billing

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 25924
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Finance
Discovery

Overview

Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Manager, Billings & Contracts in Knoxville, TN to join our GBS team.


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The Manager, Distribution Billing will adhere to the organization's credit policies so that an acceptable level of risk is maintained, repayments are made on time, losses are kept to a minimum, and arrears are economically collected as it relates to distribution revenue.



Responsibilities

1. Reject or authorize applications in accordance with company standards and establish appropriate repayment terms to minimize the organization's credit risk
2. Manage the organization's most complex, large, or difficult credit accounts to maintain positive customer relations and minimize debts outstanding
3. Monitor the status of credit and collection activities to identify problem areas and adapt procedures to improve the overall performance of the team
4. Liaise with functional or operational area managers (for example in sales or customer service) to ensure that credit and collection activities are consistent with the organization's overall customer relations strategy
5. Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of credit and collections staff to ensure that the credit and collections activities are conducted effectively and ethically and comply with the organization's policies and standards as well as relevant regulations and laws
6. Oversee accounting activities related to distribution activity, including billing, adjustments, revenue recognition
7. Supervises technical, support and/or administrative employees; may occasionally supervise professional individual contributors
8. Accountable for the performance of a team, sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion
9. Coordinates work activities with other supervisors
10. Makes decisions guided by established policies and procedures
11. May spend up to 20% of time performing work similar to those supervised


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

1. Applies fundamental functional/technical and business knowledge typically gained through formal education to deliver assigned work
2. Seeks guidance on new or unfamiliar tasks
3. Keeps others informed of workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish tasks



Qualifications

* BS/BA in Accounting or related discipline (or equivalent experience) and at least 7 years of experience
* Experience working in an accounting role
* Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint, MS Outlook.
* Strong PC background, with demonstrated proficiency with Windows 7, Excel, Word, and MS Access

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States


It’s a plus if you have:

* CPA preferred
* Manager/Supervisor experience preferred
* Experience with SAP strongly preferred
* Attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills
* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Must be able to work collaboratively with team members
* Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups

Knoxville, Tennessee, TN, KNOX, KNX

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI118019381

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Manager, Distribution Billing</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25924<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Finance<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, <a href="http://www.hgtv.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">HGTV</a>, <a href="http://www.foodnetwork.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Food Network</a>, and <a href="http://www.travelchannel.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Travel Channel</a>, is searching for a Manager, Billings & Contracts in Knoxville, TN to join our GBS team. </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />Not familiar with Knoxville? <br />Many people know <a href="http://www.visitknoxville.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Knoxville</a> as the heart of <a href="http://www.movoto.com/guide/knoxville-tn/moving-to-knoxville/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vol Country</a>, but it's also been named <a href="http://www.livability.com/best-places/top-100-best-places-to-live/2015?page=7" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Top 100 Best Places to Live</a>, <a href="http://www.forbes.com/places/tn/knoxville/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Forbes Best Places for Careers</a>, <a href="http://www.forbes.com/places/tn/knoxville/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Forbes Most Affordable Cities</a>, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/29/best-places-relocate_n_7163924.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Huffington Posts Top 10 Places to Relocate to in the US</a> and more.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">The Manager, Distribution Billing will adhere to the organization's credit policies so that an acceptable level of risk is maintained, repayments are made on time, losses are kept to a minimum, and arrears are economically collected as it relates to distribution revenue. </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Reject or authorize applications in accordance with company standards and establish appropriate repayment terms to minimize the organization's credit risk<br />2. Manage the organization's most complex, large, or difficult credit accounts to maintain positive customer relations and minimize debts outstanding<br />3. Monitor the status of credit and collection activities to identify problem areas and adapt procedures to improve the overall performance of the team<br />4. Liaise with functional or operational area managers (for example in sales or customer service) to ensure that credit and collection activities are consistent with the organization's overall customer relations strategy<br />5. Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of credit and collections staff to ensure that the credit and collections activities are conducted effectively and ethically and comply with the organization's policies and standards as well as relevant regulations and laws<br />6. Oversee accounting activities related to distribution activity, including billing, adjustments, revenue recognition<br />7. Supervises technical, support and/or administrative employees; may occasionally supervise professional individual contributors <br />8. Accountable for the performance of a team, sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion<br />9. Coordinates work activities with other supervisors<br />10. Makes decisions guided by established policies and procedures<br />11. May spend up to 20% of time performing work similar to those supervised</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />Knowledge Skills & Abilities</p><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Applies fundamental functional/technical and business knowledge typically gained through formal education to deliver assigned work<br />2. Seeks guidance on new or unfamiliar tasks <br />3. Keeps others informed of workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish tasks</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* BS/BA in Accounting or related discipline (or equivalent experience) and at least 7 years of experience<br />* Experience working in an accounting role<br />* Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint, MS Outlook.<br />* Strong PC background, with demonstrated proficiency with Windows 7, Excel, Word, and MS Access</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />Its a plus if you have:</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* CPA preferred<br />* Manager/Supervisor experience preferred<br />* Experience with SAP strongly preferred<br />* Attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills<br />* Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly<br />* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment<br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br />* Must be able to work collaboratively with team members<br />* Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, TN, KNOX, KNX</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/g2E4oMh5yZoncxaAIjxBd"> <p>PI118019381</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-03-15

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