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Billing Manager



London, UK
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.

In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.

By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.


The Northern Europe region has a central finance function which covers multiple countries. As the team expands, we are looking to recruit an ambitious Billing Manager who are looking to work in an ambitious company whilst progressing their career. The role holder will be responsible for leading the billing and credit control function.

Reporting to the Head of Accounts Receivable (AR) Northern Europe, you will be responsible for the delivery of billing, grounded in the principles of customer service excellence and the values of the company. The successful candidate will bring innovative thinking and a collaborative leadership style to advise the Head of Accounts Receivable and motivate and empower the Accounts Receivable team, resulting in enhanced billing and customer service.

The Billing Manager’s responsibilities include billing contracts and non-contract invoices. Managing and working with the rest of the Accounts Receivable Team to reconcile customers' billing issues. Working with the cash and treasury department to ensure all receitps are allocated promptly. Assist with the training of new employees in the Accounts Receivable Department.


Billing Management

  • Price Management
  • Producing accurate and timely invoices and statements in JD Edwards to send to customers. This varies between monthly, termly and annual invoices depending on the school’s policy
  • Creating and distributing templates for different schools to receive invoicing data in a workable format
  • Billing and managing penalty /FILON income
  • Working closely with the Admissions team to ensure that all new students have contracts created in JDE through Isams (Admissions tool)
  • Managing the contract renewal process with Admissions at the beginning of the year

Credit Control

  • Assisting Credit Control Department during busy periods in replying to queries and correspondence with parents
  • Identify root causes of outstanding debt
  • Assisting the Head of AR with monthly IFRS 9 (Bad Debt) Calculations
  • Month-end Debtors reports

General Accounting

  • Assist the Head of AR with Revenue Recognition and discount reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Assist the Head of AR with the Revenue budget process
  • Assisting the Reporting Department with AR /Billing audit queries
  • Collating and submitting workings on bursary application to the Finance Director


  • Educated to degree level plus one year’s related experience in an educational setting preferred. (Candidates without a bachelor's degree but with equivalent professional experience are encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstrable experience in a billing environment (essential)
  • JDE Experience (essential) otherwise strong financial system experience, where workflow approvals were used
  • Fully proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate and work efficiently and effectively with Accounts Receivable team and Admissions team to help produce accurate and timely invoices and statements
  • Great attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to lead and motivate a team of staff and build effective and trusting relationships and professional networks in the wider community
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills
  • A self-starter with the drive, determination and commitment to getting things done
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
  • Organised - able to plan and prioritise
  • A good team player, flexible, able to adapt and be pro-active with a positive attitude, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Sector experience preferred, but not essential

School Application Form

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Visit our careers site for more information; https://jobs.inspirededu.com