Director, Billing

Sprout Social

Chicago, IL, US / Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/11/2021
  • Website: sproutsocial.com
  • Company Address: 131 S Dearborn Street 10th floor, Chicago, IL, 60603

About Sprout Social

Sprout Social enables brands to find, form, and deepen the connections with their social audience.

Job Description

Sprout Social’s Finance team isn’t your typical month-end close type of department. We’re a dynamic team working in a fast paced and always changing environment which means our Director of Billing will have the opportunity to play a large part in enhancing our processes on a growing team. The knowledge to gain is vast, as is the potential of our organization to continue growing. Doing our jobs effectively means we approach each interaction with confidence, each process with diligence, and our customers with care.

The Director of Billing we seek is someone with past experience in billing within a high-growth technical company (tools, best practices (US GAAP), relevant laws and regulations, etc.), someone who is able to communicate clearly across departments, someone who thrives in a fast paced environment with the ability to maximize efficiency, and someone with previous people management experience. Sprout Social is used by over 25,000+ brands worldwide and these businesses rely on Sprout to create stronger relationships with their customers through social media.

If you have billing experience and are looking to play a large part in the development of our best in class Finance team, we’d love to speak with you!

Qualifications

These are the minimum qualifications that our hiring team is looking for in this role:

  • A minimum of 10 years of billing experience 
  • Previous billing experience at a B2B SaaS company 
  • Expertise with Salesforce

Within 1 month, you will...

  • Complete Sprout’s New Hire training program alongside other new Sprout team members. You’ll gain a broader understanding of our product and how your role fits into the organization.
  • Have a deep understanding of the Finance team’s goals and key objectives and the impact our work has on Sprout’s overall business objectives.

Within 3 months, you will...

  • Be proficient using Sprout’s sales tools (SalesForce) and billing software (Salesforce Billing and Recurly) to create, track or approve invoices and record payments
  • Navigate Sprout’s customer support portal and provide helpful and complete responses to internal and external inquiries
  • Understand the collections process to ensure an organized and timely cash flow process

Within 6 months, you will...

  • Fully own all areas of Billing and oversight of the team responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Success and Sales team to troubleshoot subscription oddities and discrepancies
  • Monitor key Billing metrics, ticket activity, and team goals

Within 12 months, you will...

  • Be a go-to-billing contact for all areas of the business
  • Run like a well-oiled machine and increase the efficiency of the Billing Team

Of course what is outlined above is the ideal timeline, but things may shift based on business needs and other projects and tasks could be added at the discretion of your manager.

About Sprout Social
Sprout Social powers open communication between individuals, brands and communities through elegant, sophisticated software. We are relentless about solving hard problems for our customers and committed to both customer and team success. Our team’s shared belief in Sprout’s mission promotes a culture of openness, empowerment and fun. 

We’re proud to regularly be recognized for our team, product and culture. Our benefits program includes:

  • Insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families
  • Progressive policies to support work/life balance, like our flexible paid time off and parental leave program 
  • High-quality and well-maintained equipment—your computer will never prevent you from doing your best
  • Wellness initiatives to ensure both health and mental well-being of our team
  • Ongoing education and development opportunities via our [email protected] program, employee-led diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and mentorship programs for aspiring leaders
  • Growing corporate social responsibility program that is driven by the involvement and passion of our team members
  • Beautiful, convenient and state-of-the-art offices in Chicago’s Loop and downtown Seattle, for those who prefer an office setting

Whenever possible, Sprout wants to provide our team with the flexibility to work in the location that makes the most sense for them. For those that prefer an office setting, this role may be based in our Chicago or Seattle locations. If you prefer to work from your home, we can accommodate that for many locations across the United States. We are not set up in all states, however, so please take a look at the drop down box in our application to see whether your state is listed.

Sprout Social is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based on identity- race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual identity), age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged or sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. Learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in our 2020 DEI Report.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. We'll do all we can to ensure you're set up for success during our interview process while upholding your privacy, including requests for accommodation. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click here (1) Equal Opportunity Employment Poster  (2) Sprout Social's Affirmative Action Statement (3) Pay Transparency Statement.

When you apply for employment with Sprout Social, we will process your job applicant data, including your employment and education history, transcript, writing samples, and references as necessary to consider your job application for open positions. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our Privacy Policy. California residents have additional rights and should review the Additional Disclosures for California Residents section in our Privacy Policy.

Additionally, Sprout Social participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

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