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Billing Clerk

Massena, NY, US, 13662

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to respond to customer inquiries and requests; setup, update and maintain customer account coding; create financial transactions; and obtain and review meter readings in order to produce timely and accurate monthly customer bills.

Accountabilities

•    Perform customer service duties by answering customer calls, through direct customer contact, or in response to written correspondence; Complete necessary account updates, notes, and/or work orders for service applications, file maintenance, payment arrangements, etc.
•    Record number of meters read/not read; Review and take action based on reason for unread meters (contact customer, create work order)
•    Process consumption in billing system from imported reads; Review boundary, exception, and variance reports; Resolve and correct errors (including updates to base load and degree day factors); Post work orders; Process utility billing cycles
•    Review first and final bills for accuracy, deposits, surcharges, refunds, bill inserts, etc. 
•    Correct/adjust utility bills as neccessary
•    Identify, investigate, resolve, calculate, and bill customers for non-registering meters
•    Enter and post miscellaneous adjustments
•    Update and adhere to billing and read schedules
•    Setup, review and adjust customer budgets
•    Surcharge maintenance including setup, billing, balancing, and filing
•    Calculate monthly bank utility accounts from usage and deliveries; Email reports to customers
•    Complete monthly stats by compiling information from billing system and large volume summary report
•    Complete consumption request reports, as necessary
•    Identify process improvements in order to improve billing efficiency, accuracy, simplicity and customer experience
•    Other duties as assigned
•    Maintain retail access program; Bill accounts on behalf of marketers; (Responsibility is anticipated – no marketers at this time)  

Education and Experience

  • Ability to work independently and/or as an effective team member in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Demonstrate good judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and multitask
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Database knowledge
  • Three years of related experience preferred but not required

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Massena

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