Billing Analyst II

Req ID #:  152613

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 


Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 


As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.


Job Summary

This role will primarily support Commercial and Academic and CRADL invoices for Insourcing Solutions business segment.

•    Perform order entry for contracts and modifications into SAP and validate against signed client agreement or internal contract brief
•    Read, analyze, and interpret contracts and related documents and apply information to invoicing and reporting practices
•    Maintain contract specific rate decks to include T&M, Cost Reimbursement of Fixed Price billing milestones.
•    Review and organize non-labor vendor expenses to ensure we can bill the client for them. 
•    Prepare journal entries as required
•    Maintain billing work files to validate SAP invoice calculations and support month end revenue accruals
•    Analyze discrepancies and research variances
•    Prepare copy, file, and email monthly customer invoices
•    Update Billing Log monthly, confirm client received invoice and SAP to confirm payment was received by the company.
•    Provide positive and productive customer support to internal and external customers and respond to requests in a timely and professional manner
•    Perform all other related duties and ad hoc reporting as assigned

Job Qualifications

•    Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline. 
•    Experience:  2-4 years related experience in finance, accounting, or related discipline.  Prior experience with commercial or cost-based invoicing required. 
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the above specific education and experience listed.
•    Other:  Excellent spreadsheet skills required, time management skills, and detailed oriented.  Proficiency working with SAP and Dassian is a plus, Microsoft Word and Outlook required and knowledge/background in contracts is helpful.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong analytical and organizational skills.  Must be able to multitask, prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines.


Collaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.
Own - We act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions, when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we strive towards continuous improvement.
Care - We show we care when we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do the right thing.
Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of others.

Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. 

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.


About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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