Billing Analyst

Costa Rica, San Jose

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Central Billing Team function was established to perform the billing duties currently with the Project Manager Team. The Billing Analyst is required to take over the billing responsibilities from the project managers and perform day-to-day day tasks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Raising daily, weekly, and monthly invoices from across the group - a combination of automated and manual invoicing depending on the complexity of the customer.

  • Reconciling data from multiple sources, ensuring data is correct to allow for invoices to be raised by the automated Invoicing system.

  • Ensure the daily invoicing checks are completed before posting and promote a culture of getting things the right first time.

  • Work closely with the billing coordinators and effectively as a team member.

  • Collaborating with Billing coordinators to ensure e-bills are prepared accurately.

  • Uploading of bills via e-billing platforms (i.e. Coupa, Ariba).

  • Ensuring all porting activities are completed and rejects are cleared.

  • Dealing with billing queries.

  • Demonstrates the use of root cause analysis to deep dive into surface issues and work on primary factors leading to problems within the billing team.

  • Producing and maintaining e-billing status reports and any other reports.

  • Analyze data in eBilling Portals and assist in updating AR management tools.

Key requirements:

  • Advanced English Level.

  • Experience working in a Billing Analyst position.

  • Thorough understanding of billing processes and procedures.

  • Communicative, flexible, hard-working, open-minded personality, and a team player.

  • Effective prioritization and time management.

  • Appropriate attention to detail.

  • Good knowledge of MS Excel.

  • Strong SAP knowledge.

  • Portal knowledge i.e. Ariba, Coupa.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R56264