Is Black Mountain Software Utility Billing right for your business?

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This Highly Integrated bmsUtility Billing Solution Delivers Proven Results

  • Metered Services– Supports multiple types of, including metered water, sewer, gas, electricity, and steam
  • Flat Rate Services– Supports all types (e.g., garbage, solid waste, fees, surcharges, etc.). Rate Structure - Handles any type, including flat rates, single-step rates, multiple-step rates, percentages, etc.
  • Rate Structure– Handles any type, including flat rates, single-step rates, multiple-step rates, percentages, etc.
  • Cycle or Section Billing– Easily handle a large customer base by breaking it into sections to control your billing cycles and smooth billing workflow. Addresses - Maintains service address, as well as names and addresses of customers, owners, and residents.
  • Addresses– Maintains service address, as well as names and addresses of customers, owners, and residents.
  • Legal Information Maintenance- related to each account, if desired (e.g., subdivision, block, lot, township, range, section, etc.)
  • Accounts Access- Access account records via account number; route sequence; service address; customer, owner, resident name, resident address; legal information, and a host of other means
  • Wizards and Special Functions– optimize user processing for the most common types of activities (e.g., billing, creating and finalizing out accounts, applying penalties, estimating meter readings, meter change outs, etc.)
  • Standard Reports– Provides users with more than 200 reports that cover all aspects of utility billing operations.
  • Report Generation– reports may be previewed on the screen, sent to a printer, a file
  • Report Wizard– Organize and create lists of favorite reports. Print groups of reports all at once.
  • Custom User Reports– create and organize customized user reports
  • Notices– Provides integrated internal access to the mail-merge features of Microsoft Word for seamless production of past due notices, disconnection notices, etc.
  • Laser Post-card or Full-Page Utility Bills– Supports production in sorted order.
  • Security Deposits– provides security deposit support, interest on these deposits, and application of deposits to final bills.
  • Full Integration– Integrates with Black Mountain Software applications such as: Accounting, Service Applications, Service Orders, Cash Receipting, and various other modules.
  • Budget Billing– Allows for two types of budget billing.
  • Rolling Averages– may be used to bill based on an average that is updated on the fly each month.
  • The Pay-up method– Allows the utility to assign an estimated bill, then create a Pay-up month to ‘catch up’ based on over charge or under charge.
  • Web Updates– Allows customer to obtain updates for the software with one easy step using Internet access.
  • Optional Modules– Add muscle to Utility billing with AutoPhone, Handheld Interface, Rate Analysis, Refuse Management, Service Applications, Service Orders and Cash Receipting.

There are Many Optional Features a few Examples are

  • Accommodates the use of CASS Certification and PostNet bar coding on utility bills to minimize mailing costs.
  • Accommodates the use of account number bar coding on bills for easy access within Cash Receipting or Utility Billing.
  • Allows users to print refund checks directly from within Utility Billing rather than having to print them from Accounting.
  • Supports Automated Clearing House (ACH) to facilitate the automated collection of payments from customer bank accounts.
  • Produces e-mail bills, thereby eliminating the need to print and mail bills for participating utility customers.
  • Interfaces user selected utility billing data with standard GIS software for graphical display.
  • Provides the ability to scan documents and photos and “attach” them directly to accounts.
  • Provides internal access to a report writer for use in producing user-defined custom reports.
  • Electronic Conversion - Provides for easy transition from current system with minimal downtime.
  • On-site installation and training are available.

Other Applications

The following applications are designed to work hand-in-hand with Utility Billing:

"Utility Billing" is part of the Black Mountain Software Utility Billing line of products, developed by Black Mountain Software.

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