WHAT DO BILLING SPECIALISTS DO?
It's time to make some bills by writing bills. Billing specialists are administrative workers at banks and financial institutions that develop, write and send out bills to customers. Billing specialists look at information gathered by the company, such as bills of sale, receipts, or other financial records and calculate what charges are due. Once calculated, they make sure to get bills to the right address and follow up with customers after the billing process has begun.
HOW MUCH DO BILLING SPECIALISTS MAKE?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median income in 2010 for billing specialists was $32,170, or $15.46 hourly.
WHAT ARE THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS?
A high school diploma is needed to get started as a loan processor, and most of the training will be done on the job.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
- Math: Billing specialists may have to add the amount owed from various documents and other duties that require basic math skills.
- Communication: Billing specialists talk with clients to explain their bill, as well as payment policy.
- Organizational Skills: Billing specialists gather data from multiple sources, and work on more than one bill at once. Keeping it all organized is important.