Associate Billing Analyst | SDG&E | San Diego, CA
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Ensure timely and accurate customer billing. Review, analyze and ensure the integrity of interval energy consumption data. Communicate with internal and external customers regarding billing complaints, service changes and meter investigations, high use, and other customer billing inquiries. Assist billing employees resolving complex billing situations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform complex analysis in support of customer or employee inquiries regarding issues such as rate applicability, metering, and billing changes.
- Analyze accounts to ensure that billing components are accurate and in compliance with CPUC rules prior to assigning to billers for action.
- Handle escalated billing scenarios that require extensive analysis and coordination with other departments throughout the company.
- Include associates in process to help them understand how to resolve similar issues.
- Investigate and resolve billing inquiries/discrepancies in such areas as Time-Of-Use billing, high bills, stuck/damaged meters and other areas.
- Prepare billing history reports, provide supporting analysis, apply and explain company policies in various situations.
- Explain residential and commercial rates and tariff classes as well as company policies and available services to internal and external customers.
- Review bill processing methodologies and systems and recommend changes and improvements.
- Identify and document process improvements, including step-by-step instructions on departmental procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
- S. Diploma/GED
- Knowledge of business practices, accounting techniques and computer systems normally acquired through college level courses.
- 3+ years increasingly responsible experience in billing operations or related customer service activities (Associate level requires two (2) years).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations and related billing policies and procedures.
- Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field.
- Experience in negotiations and conflict resolution.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.