Cost Assurance Specialist

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Responsibilities

  • Drive strategic initiatives supporting corporate expense reduction and/or revenue improvement initiatives
  • Determine settlements system enhancements required for new contract implementations and to improve existing settlements process; interface with IT on project milestones, oversee project requirements, etc.
  • Provide financial analysis support on content to Acquisition team, FP&A, Accounting
  • Develop controls and review transactional data to ensure that information flows through to billing; eliminate fallout as needed.
  • Prepare monthly executive reporting on content expense trends, expense drivers, special topics, rate changes.
  • Develop and update documentation on content settlement processes.

Qualifications

BA/BS in Finance/Accounting/Business or Computer Science disciplines  or equivalent work experience required.

Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, PMP) preferred.

4+ years of related experience with a management background.

Demonstrated ability to negotiate issues across multiple teams in environment of constant change.

Advanced understanding of ordering/provision/billing systems and/or process flows.

- Demonstrated analytical skills; ability to investigate and determine root cause of issues

Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives and project management.

- Strong written and oral communication skills; strong organization skills.

- Ability to act quickly and pragmatically under pressure to prioritize and resolve customer-impacting issues.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.