Senior Billing Specialist

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Posted Under: Washington, DC jobs in Accounting, Auditing; Accounting, Auditing jobs in zipcode 20599
Posted On: 2020-02-15

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. We are currently seeking a Senior Billing Specialist in our Finance department reporting directly to the Billing Manager and Billing Supervisor.The position will reside in the Washington, DC office and will be responsible for preparing monthly pre-bills, maintaining billing filing system, working with Collections staff to collect aged accounts receivables, monitoring the e-billing process, and ensuring that special billing arrangements are carried out.Key responsibilities of this position include:
  • Prepare monthly prebills for distribution to attorneys, including for more complex/difficult client bills
  • Communicate with attorneys and secretaries to address any billing questions or report requests
  • Edit, prepare and finalize monthly prebills
  • Work with Collections staff to collect aged accounts receivables
  • Monitor the e-billing process for those clients that are electronically billed to ensure that invoices are successfully submitted
  • Verify daily new business memo and ensure correct input of information and special billing arrangements for assigned clients
  • Maintain billing filing system on a monthly basisQualifications (Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
    • Minimum of two year degree required, with four year college degree preferred, with specialization in accounting or finance preferred
    • 3+ years law firm billing experience required
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Outlook
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions
    • Ability to work independently and with a team
    • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners
    • Ability to use critique of work to improve performance
    • Identify issues and problems with assignments
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects with specific deadlines; strong attention to detail
    • Ability to deal with stress around deadlines
    • Commitment to professional growth and developmentAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP participates in E-Verify for purposes of verifying employment eligibilityLI-RR1Required SkillsRequired Experience

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