The Billing Specialist works as part of a Firmwide Accounting and Finance Team to provide billing support for the Firm.
Print prebills, scan and edit if applicable and send to billing attorneys for review.
Process edits and transfers to prebills as directed by billing attorneys keeping within the department standard turn around time as well as Firm standards.
Ensure time and disbursement entries on invoices are in accordance with client guidelines.
Generate bills, reprint corrected prebills, prepare cover letters if applicable.
Follow up with billing attorneys re billing deadlines, status of prebills, prepared invoices before month end deadlines.
Post bills with billing attorney approval and within billing deadlines, transmit to electronic invoice vendor if applicable.
Copy and send posted invoices to attorney if necessary, scan posted invoices and prebills as department copy.
Notify billing attorneys of delinquent accounts and respond as directed. May contact clients for payment with approval of billing attorney and/or Billings & Collections Chairman.
Reconcile, research client accounts, payments, unapplied cash, etc. as necessary.
Prepare and send reminder statements as directed by billing attorneys.
Provide back-up assistance to other billing specialists when necessary.
Previous billing experience required.
Proficiency with electronic billing required.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
Basic data entry skills.
General accounting and organizational skills.
Ability to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines.
Ability to communicate professionally with attorneys, secretaries, clients.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Previous billing experience in a law firm or professional services firm preferred.
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