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Date Posted: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 


  • NRG Distributed Energy Resources is looking for a Customer Care Representative to join our Bill Management team.  The individual in this role will be responsible for the daily operation and account management for our utility bill management customers.  This representative will also lead the implementation efforts of new utility bill management customers, interfacing with customers as well as our bill management partner to ensure all data and documentation is received, organized and processed in a timely manner.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


The day to day operations of utility bill management include, but are not limited to:


  • Oversee new customer implementation efforts which include but are not limited to: organize customer bill copies to develop site cross-reference and GL file, verify customer funding preference and set clear expectations for customer go-live date
  • Communicate effectively (via telephone and e-mail) with Bill Management customers and vendors by managing complex billing and payment questions
  • Act as a liaison between customers, utilities, and other vendors, providing clear communication to ensure any issues are resolved in a timely fashion
  • Review and respond to billing inquiries that include but are not limited to: utility shut off prevention and resolution as well as late fee and deposit reconciliation
  • Creation and execution of vendor letters of authorization
  • Providing weekly and monthly billing reporting as needed


Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Associate’s Degree in Business, Communications or Related Field. In lieu of a degree, an equivalent amount of education and/or experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of 2 years customer service experience
  • Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail and task oriented.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both individually and in a team setting
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with both colleagues and customers


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in the energy industry
  • Experience working with third-party vendors and end-user customers to answer questions and resolve issues


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to thrive in a team environment but also work independently to achieve project goals
  • A proactive approach to learning new information
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while still meeting deadlines
  • Organized, task-oriented and have great attention to detail
  • Ability to use internet tools for research purposes
  • Will be required to perform additional duties as requested, directed or assigned


Physical Requirements:


  • N/A


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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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