Chicago, IL

Billing Specialist at NielsenIQ

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Job Description

As a Billings Specialist you will be responsible for timely and accurate reconciliation of billing inputs and preparation of client invoices for complex, ongoing contracts. You will support the Billing Manager with month-end balancing and other senior-level tasks. You will provide information to facilitate revenue forecasting and identify and document opportunities for process improvement.


  • · Client Maintenance on billing/order management systems
  • · Electronic invoice setup and maintenance
  • · Periodic audit of Ongoing Contracts
  • · Client Fund management, review and reporting
  • · Support training and development of Billing Coordinators
  • · Review credit requests to ensure accuracy and validity
  • · Review contract re-negotiations and make appropriate invoice 


  • · Review and resolve escalations from Billing Coordinators
  • · For Complex, Ongoing Contracts, reconcile orders, contracts, financial statements and other billing inputs to ensure alignment and accuracy
  • · Interpret Complex, Ongoing Contracts (work with Legal department as needed)
  • · Determine appropriate product category to apply to products/services
  • · Determine appropriate revenue recognition code(s) to use for invoicing
  • · Work with Client Service to resolve any discrepancies between billing inputs
  • · Enter invoices in a timely manner according to established procedures
  • · Identify opportunities to improve efficiency in the invoicing process
  • · Position impacts and supports the entire NielsenUS billing process.
  • Support 300-500 customer accounts


  • · Bachelors degree in Accounting/Business/Finance
  • · 3-5 years relevant experience
  • · Understanding of consumer product categories
  • · Understanding of revenue recognition rules and coding
  • · Accounting/Revenue Cycle Policies and Procedures
  • · Strong oral/written communication
  • · Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • · Proficient use of MS Office (Excel) and Google Suite
  • Understanding of Nielsen products and services - preferred
  • Experience with SAP - preferred

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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What are NielsenIQ Perks + Benefits

NielsenIQ Benefits Overview

As a global employer, we’re able to influence the health and wellness of our 30,000 associates and their families—that’s a big responsibility that we take very seriously. Our innovative “The Whole You” program is built around four pillars of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, and social & environmental.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
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Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
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401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
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Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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