Legal Billing Specialist
Posted by Clinton Lewis in on October 18, 2018
Lewis Search Group is currently recruiting to hire an experienced Billing Specialist for an exceptional law firm career opportunity with our mid-sized international client. This role will sit in the Finance Department. This role will provide law firm billing preparation support and logistic assistance to the Billing and Collections Manager and Partners. The role’s regular business hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
1. Computer proficient with strong MS Excel and Microsoft Word skills. 2. Excellent interpersonal skills for interaction with co-workers, management, legal and administrative staff. 3. Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task effectively. 4. Ability to work independently or part of a team. 5. Have excellent communications skills both written and oral. 6. Aggressively follow-up on open billing issues and drive them to closure or escalate to management. 7. Clear understanding of reading and editing LEDES files. 8. Ability to work with high degree of accuracy. 9. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 10. Can organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines. 11. College degree 12. Proficient working with Aderant a plus. 13. Must be flexible to work overtime.
1. Compile and process high volume of attorney bills to clients on a monthly basis. 2. Review and edit pre-bills in response to attorney and secretary requests. 3. Apply retainer/on-account funds as directed by attorney and as per Firm policy. 4. Process write-offs following Firm policy. 5. Execute complex bills, such as split party billing and prepare electronic bills in a timely manner. 6. Submit invoices electronically and assist in resolving issues that might arise. 7. Review and verify accuracy of billing supporting documentation as required. 8. Research and respond to internal and external inquiries regarding billing issues and problems in a timely manner. 9. Identify and resolve billing inaccuracies. 10. Effectively interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries and clients. 11. Work cooperatively with collections staff and assist with accounts receivable issues to minimize credit balances. 12. Provide back-up assistance as needed. 13. Assist with special projects as needed. 14. Research work in progress and meet with partners to manage all aspects of the WIP. 15. Constant communication with secretaries and partners.
Immediate hire! Salary is commensurate with experience, college degree and/or directly relevant experience. Interested candidates should apply by submitting their resume in WORD (NOT PDF) via job posting or www.lewissearchgroup.com.