Ghafari Billing Specialist (Part-Time) in Grand Rapids, Michigan


General Summary:

With day-to-day supervision/direction from the Lead Project Accountant, the Billing Specialist will process project file maintenance forms, invoices and various reports related to the billing function.

This position is part-time and does not offer any benefits.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Processes project updates, including initial job setup, change orders and setting up sub-consultants

  • Prepares and processes monthly invoices per proposal/contract specifications, time and other costs charged to projects and direction from management

  • Verified and posts invoices to the general ledger

  • Tracks sub-consultant invoices

  • Collects accounts receivables by calling clients, re-sending invoices, auditing job files and following up with Project Managers

  • Prepares reports related to the billing function, both routine and ad-hoc in nature

  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma


  • At least 2 years of billing experience in a professional services firm environment


  • Strong attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Accounting Systems, and internal billing procedures in a professional services environment i.e., good understanding of invoicing procedures in a time and materials business

  • Proficiency in Excel

  • Excellent communication skills, as this position requires communication with both internal and external customers


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2018-1295

Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids

Category Accounting/Finance