Legal Billing Specialist - 3E
The candidate will be responsible for working with various attorneys, their assistants and other timekeepers to prepare client billings, electronic billing and follow-up, and client/firm reporting in accordance with established firm, department and client policies and procedures. Prepare proformas as indicated by client, electronic billing vendor and attorney guidelines, while ensuring accuracy throughout. Bring any issues to attorney’s attention prior to their review. Responsible for electronic billing submission and follow-up, including submitting timekeeper/rate/matter information to clients/vendors for approval, and ensure successful submission of invoices and any necessary appeals. Collaborate with Accounts Receivable Specialists for follow-up on AR balances. Collaborate with other departments (Conflicts, Accounting) for successful setup of matters, including conforming to client guidelines and processing of client accounts. Distribute proformas and other reports to appropriate personnel as directed. Prepare and maintain billing attorney guidelines which contain specific instructions and preferences relating to preparation of drafts, invoices, e-billing, and reporting. Should have basic knowledge of financial databases and mathematical aptitude. Basic knowledge of electronic billing vendors, websites and formats. Intermediate expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree or higher preferred. Law firm billing or accounting experience required. Elite Enterprise or 3E experience required.