•Reviews, edits and maintains monthly billing proformas/drafts
•Follows up with attorneys for review and approval.
•Reviews and finalizes invoices on a monthly basis; prepares and assembles invoices and any required attachments; upon approval invoices are mailed or electronically billed.
•Researches and reconciles unapplied payments and/or missing entries.
•Files invoices electronically as necessary.
•Processes Matter Maintenance and Discount Review requests.
•Generates and distributes special reports as requested/required.
•Maintains and updates assigned Billing Attorney Guidelines, maintains accurate records and updates client information on a regular basis.
•Provides assistance to secretaries on client account procedures.
•Verifies and reports accrual information as required.
•Other duties as assigned.
•Minimum two years of experience in billing or accounting.
•Experience in a law firm strongly preferred!
•Strong experience with Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with staff, clients and attorneys on a daily basis.
•Excellent organizational skills necessary to maintain numerous client files, billing exceptions, etc. Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to prioritize work and meet strict deadlines on a regular basis.
•Knowledge of the Elite timekeeping system is strongly preferred.
•High standards, excellent attention to detail, effective communicator, an ownership mentality and exceptional follow through skills are absolutely essential for success in this position.
Accounting Now - 7 months ago