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Finance Specialist (SC4) in Dublin, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51801

Finance Specialist. This contract position in Columbus, Ohio will be responsible for supporting and auditing Shelf Life processes related to the circuit life cycle. The Finance Specialist will audit and escalate workflow processes related to offnet vendor charges at the beginning of the circuit life cycle (installs) throughout the end of circuit life cycle (disconnects).


  • Reduces circuit shelf life balance by working with cross-functional teams such as service activation, service delivery, end-user billing (Kenan and LATIS), access management and other finance teams.  
  • Performs in-depth analysis of order entry, circuit inventories, and vendor bills in BTOD (BillTrak Pro).
  • Identifies circuits which should have been disconnected but are still invoiced from carrier/vendor (unnecessary cost/expense). 
  • Initiates disputes with the offnet vendor (carrier), creates internal disconnect orders to process improper disconnect with the vendor (carrier).
  • Leverages various systems such as OB-IEE (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Editions), PRIME, CORE, Order Entry, TIRKS to further identify process or system gaps of circuit life cycle.
  • This person will work with their direct manager to improve processes which will ensure controls of client network costs.

Required Skills:

  • HARD SKILL REQUIREMENT - Telecom experience a MUST
  • Strong verbal, written and oral communication skills to articulate findings and influence desired results with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated commitment to work with others to resolve issues and identify opportunities
  • Requires high comfort level and experience with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Self-motivated to identify outstanding issues and pursue to closure
  • Positive attitude and self-starter with an interest in finding new ways to improve processes.
  • Proven people skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to love to learn new things

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience required.
  • Expertise and working knowledge of legacy networks related to the circuit life cycle. 
  • This position requires 3 to 5 years of telecommunications experience in auditing with a strong background in cost analysis or profitability.

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