Billing Specialist

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following Billing Specialist position located in New York City.
This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary between
85-104K plus awesome benefits. If you’re not interested, please
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Job Title: Billing Specialist

Location: NYC

Salary: 85-104K

Hybrid: 100% ONSITE for initial 30 days then In-Office Tues –
Thurs

Degree required: PREFERRED

Work Week hours: 35

Daily hours: 9:30 – 5:30

Overtime: YES

Interview process: predictive index survey/skills assessment (40
minutes), 1st round will be a 2-hour interview with team, 2nd
interview will be a 1-hour interview with upper management

Job Overview:

The Billing Specialist assists attorneys with the preparation of
bills for clients, ensuring that the client bills are processed
timely and in accordance with the client agreement. The Billing
Specialist answers billing questions and researches billing
related issues, prepares and distributes billing proformas,
invoices, and billing related reports. The Billing Specialist
acts as the billing advisor to attorneys and the legal
secretaries, ensuring that all transactions are recorded
according to accounting standards. The Billing Specialist
regularly collaborates with other accounting departments,
including ebilling, Accounts Receivable, Cash Applications, Cost
Recovery, Pricing, Client Arrangements, Accounts Payable and
Revenue Management, to help minimize any financial exposure to
the Firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Performs daily billing activities to support partners,
attorneys, and clients.
* Responsibilities include but are not limited to Proforma
generation and edits, creating timecard summaries, updating
matter and Timekeeper rates, and running client reports at the
request of the partners and attorneys.
* Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and acceptance of invoices on a
monthly basis. Follow up with Billing partners and others in
order to resolve client billing issues and ensure invoices are
approved and billed.
* Understands and ensures correct implementation of client
Outside Counsel Guidelines and fee terms.
* Ensures electronic invoices are processed accurately and
efficiently. Timely resolves any rejections or reductions of
electronic invoices.
* Demonstrates professional and developed communication
skills. Ability to deal professionally and courteously with
partners, attorneys, legal secretaires, accounting staff, vendors
and clients of the Firm while observing confidentiality of client
and Firm matters.
* Must be highly detail-oriented with the ability to handle
multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
* Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

* Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of two years of related
experience
* Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
* Understanding of general accounting principles as they apply to
Billings and A/R
* Excellent math aptitude

Preferred:

* Previous law firm experience
* Implementation of, or exposure to various client billing
agreements
* Experience with electronic billing and electronic billing
vendors
* Knowledge of Elite, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office

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