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Location

Raleigh

Department

Technology

Sr. Analyst, Network Cost Management

Who We Are:

Bandwidth lives for innovation! Our technology powers brands like Google, Microsoft, GoDaddy, Arlo, Netgear, Zoom, Rover and more of the most exciting leaders in technology. Our intelligent voice, messaging, 9-1-1 access, and phone number services— all backed by Bandwidth’s own nationwide, all-IP voice network—allow us to power the way people communicate, connect, and do business.

At Bandwidth, your music matters when you are part of the BAND.  We celebrate differences and encourage BANDmates to be their authentic selves.  #jointheband

What We Are Looking For:

A Sr. Analyst, Network Cost Management is responsible for a variety of network cost invoices including auditing, identifying, summarizing, and presenting disputed charges with vendors and negotiating dispute settlements.  You will work with a variety of internal teams to review any internal processes causing cost variances while reviewing possible process improvements. 

Are you excited about the position and its responsibilities, but not sure if you’re 100% qualified? Do you feel you can work to help us crush the mission? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, we encourage you to apply! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to be a part of the BAND.

What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure complete reconciliation of monthly network cost invoices
  • Analyze Feature Group D switched and special access invoices, Local Interconnection Network and Wholesale invoices
  • Effectively compare invoice costs to expected invoice costs to identify any cost variances
  • Lead analysis of internal and external data sources to identify root cause of invoice variances
  • SME of vendor contracts and tariffs to ensure appropriate vendor billing accordingly
  • Manage and communicate open disputes with vendors and follow-up regularly to ensure resolution
  • Provide departmental reporting of vendor statistics, outstanding disputes and outstanding issues resulting in cost variance
  • Vendor Management Support
  • Network Support & Development

What You Need:

  • Bachelor Degree or 5-year relevant telecommunications work experience
  • +5 years telecommunications experience & Financial Analysis experience
  • Knowledge of LERG, State & Federal Access Tariffs, Interconnection Agreements & Direct Peering Agreements, Carrier Access Billing Systems (CABS) & Telecommunication Vendor Invoice Management Best Practices
  • Advanced SQL & Excel skills, CCMI Access Tariff Database Management

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of telecom experience, additional experience in lieu of
  • Experience with Telecom Vendor Cost Management, Financial Analysis, Voice Usage & Circuit Analysis
  • Knowledge of LERG, Switched Access Tariffs, ICA Agreements
  • Experience with SQL, Microsoft Office, Google Applications

The Whole Person Promise: 

We make a “Whole Person” promise to our team.  You can have both meaningful work PLUS a full life at Bandwidth.  We focus on accomplishing our mission as “whole people.” That means we take care of our people—in body, mind, and spirit. 

  • Health: We pay 100% for benefits coverage including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life, and Disability.  Generous paid time off (PTO) policy including paid parental leave, EAP and 401K match.
  • Fitness: 90-minute fitness lunch with a paid gym membership for workouts. On-site cardio gym, locker room/showers, classes, and sponsored sports and leagues.  Nutritionist and personal trainer on-site.
  • Volunteer: We have a program dedicated to providing volunteer opportunities to employees, BandwidthCares.

 

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