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Billing – Freeman Freeman & Smiley

We are seeking a Legal Billing clerk to assist with office billing. This person must be organized, detail-oriented, good with numbers, have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment. 1-2 years of experience in a law firm is required.
Responsibilities:
 Perform accounting duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager.
 Enter invoices for payment and cost entry for billing to clients.
 Prepare monthly employee expense billing.
 Prepare and maintain Account Payable files for all vendor payment paperwork.
 Perform general clerical work such as maintaining files and records.
 Type statements and reports.
 All aspects of drafting, editing and finalizing client bills.
 Collaborate with Client Services Lawyers (CSL), legal secretaries, and others to ensure timely billing and collection.
 Maintain confidentiality when assigned sensitive projects with lawyers and their clients.
 Monitor unbilled time.
 Generate proformas.
 Generate draft bills; confirm bills conform to billing arrangements.
 Perform manual calculations.
 Prepare write-up/write-down forms and obtain approvals.
 Prepare bill reports, fee and disbursement summary and prepare final bill.
 Communicate with clients to resolve billing/collection issues and collaborate with CSLs on engagement letters, etc.
 Maintain client billing folders.

Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience.
 Minimum of two years’ experience in Legal or Professional Services Billing.
 Advanced Excel.
 Law firm experience.
 Stable work history.
 OMEGA System
 Billing in a law firm: 2 years (Required)

 Ensure Billing Instructions for matters are current in the firm’s billing system, and work with billers and other finance department members on any updates.

By Janet Semino
Wednesday, 1/16/2019


Los Angeles Legal Staffing Recruiter