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F: 1-406-783-5283
Email: nemont@nemont.coop

Nemont Telephone
P.O. Box 600
61 HWY 13 S
Scobey, MT 59263

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Revenue Assurance Accountant

Location: Serving Area
Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open Until Closed

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain monthly records of revenues, messages and minutes of use; report usage for reimbursement from or payment to other carriers; analyze these records for use by our cost consultants.
  • Create invoices for tracking and collecting purposes for CABS bills. Copy interstate backup pages from NISC CABs bills for NECA reporting.  Prepare monthly GL entries.
  • From NISC reports, prepare interstate and intrastate messages and conversation minutes and access minutes for carriers.
  • Code all interexchange carrier checks and apply them to appropriate accounts.
  • Send out statements of overdue accounts to the interexchange carriers.
  • Prepare separate NECA worksheets and input all data before end of month for three companies (3050 and 1050 reports).
  • Prepare monthly reports for Cost consultants.
  • All above reports done for Nemont, Project, Nemont ND, and MVC.
  • Prepare NECA Settlement worksheet and JV.
  • Make NECA adjustments for installs, disconnects, and EU Write-offs.
  • Follow up on information from Special Circuits Coordinator that changes get processed on CABs bills accurately.
  • Balance all applicable GL accounts.
  • Provide pre-audit and year-end audit information to auditors.
  • Schedule work load to meet all deadlines.
  • Prepare ongoing trending reports on minutes of use and investigate variations.
  • Understand rural telephone operations and terminology.
  • Responsible for validating and coding all traffic/billing related invoices from vendors. This will include carrier and billing services, as well as any invoices based on traffic or user counts.
  • Prepare intercompany DSL Wholesale Billing.
  • Provide Loop Count Report for cost consultants.
  • Process e-Rate Invoices and follow-up with any audits.
  • Prepare, process and reconcile Rural Health Invoices.
  • Complete Lifeline 497 Reports and JVs and follow-up with any audits.
  • Ensure accuracy between CABS, EUB and GL interfaces
  • Monitor and perform routine analysis to ensure proper revenue accounting for CABS and EUB transactions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have strong computer skills with a working knowledge of data structure, Excel and Word and have the ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contracts, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations.
  • Ability to explain or interpret problems customers and/or carriers may experience with CABS and EUB.
  • Ability to create models and analyze revenue financial impact.
  • Ability to solve practical and complex problems.
  • Ability to analytically gather, process, and summarize data for reports, solutions to internal process problems, and work prioritization.
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer and company records.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Works with minimum supervision and be willing to work with others. 

Education / Experience

Any combination equivalent to the following education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would qualify.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

  • Four-year Accounting, Finance or other Business Degree
  • Four-year GL, CABS and/or EUB experience preferred
  • NISC iVUE SIS and ABS experience a plus

Physical Demands

  • Sits at desk most of working day.
  • Works at computer for prolonged periods.
  • Stands and walks short distances in office.
  • Handles books, papers and office equipment.
  • Stoops and bends when using files.
  • May be required to lift and carry packages weighing up to 25 pounds.


Special Demands

  • Ability to grasp “big picture” of financial situation.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Needs to be self-starter and self-motivator.
  • Must be able to plan and schedule work, training if needed, and coordinate work with other departments.
  • Overtime hours may be required.
  • Out-of-town travel may be required.
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