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.
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 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.
Law firm experience.
Stable work history.
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.