North America Billing Manager/Revenue Recognition in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CHE002128

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ChemTreat, Inc. is the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment. We have over 2,000 associates working throughout North and South America. Our entrepreneurial spirit helps drive our company's success and extends into our customers' facilities. We help our customers save millions of dollars every year, enabling us to achieve unparalleled growth in the water treatment industry.


This role will be instrumental in assisting with the daily accounts receivable functions by ensuring timely billing while managing a team of 8 associates across North America including Mexico. Researches, recommends and implements potential process improvements for operational efficiencies. Prepares, audits and posts auto and manual invoices, and performs related accounts receivable transactions. Performs complex billing transactions independently. Works with corporate teams to resolve billing issues. Responsible for identifying and managing solutions allowing the invoicing of charges to customers that meet their specifications. Manages the end of day processes. Participates in end of month close process. Prepares monthly account reconciliations and reconciles balance sheet accounts. 


  • Supervise a team of 8-10 employees, responsible for customer invoicing, cash applications, government reporting and revenue recognition.

  • Responsible for reviewing new contracts and or PO’s to ensure correct guidelines and revenue recognition rules are being followed.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all customers are billed on time and within compliance and guidelines.

  • Maintain all accounting records and practices adhere to Danaher’s accounting policies and remain standard across all business units.

  • Work with management to select and develop staff which includes actively participating in the interview process, providing ongoing training to new and existing staff, and participate in the performance appraisal/management process.

  • Works closely with credit and collections supervisor to provide feedback, ideas and recommendations for new process improvement

  • Work with management to identify and implement process improvement measures.

  • Work with the team to maintain and improve quality measures and provide feedback for the overall improvement of the team.

  • Work with department leadership to institute and maintain quality monitoring and improvement programs including reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).

  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports tracking the operational Billing team(s).

  • Communicate all issues effecting customers/consultants to the appropriate internal customers.

  • Effectively communicate issues to departmental leadership, escalate issues as appropriate

  • Responsible for ensuring all month-end and year-end accruals and processes are complete on time.

  • Work with Customer Services and Commercial teams on issues resolution to resolve issues affecting billing of customers.

  • Supports Executive and Operations Teams with report requests on an ad hoc basis.

  • Foster a culture of teamwork and constant improvement.

  • Full time physical attendance is an essential function of the job.


  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, work under pressure: a commitment to achieving customer satisfaction is the key to success in this position.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline - oriented environment.

  • Proactive, organized, and process driven with strong planning, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.

  • Ability to assess risk and escalate issues appropriately.

  • Strong ability to analyze, document and troubleshoot cross-functional processes.

  • Ability to build and foster strong working relationships across departments.

  • Experience in dealing with employee relations such as mentoring, coaching and accountability.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

  • Skilled with the analysis of reports, validation of information and interpretation of data.

  • Extensive experience with regulatory requirements related to billing customers strongly preferred.

  • Ability to forecast issues and identify trends early, evaluate alternatives and implement comprehensive and innovative solutions.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration required
  • 5+ years of experience in Billing and Revenue Recognition
  • 2-3 years’ previous leadership experience
  • Excellent Technical, Analytical skills and business knowledge
  • Communication and interpersonal skills; Teamwork and leadership
  • Organizational skills; Self-management
  • Advanced Microsoft (Word, Excel, etc.) skills
  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
  • Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.
  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.