Legal Accounting and Billing Specialist
Location: Downtown Cleveland, OH, with phenomenal management and a collaborative, dedicated, and forward-thinking culture.
The firm works on a hybrid model of 3 days in the office and 2 days remotely. Flex-time from 8:30 – 9:00 M-F with some paid overtime.
This premier firm has one of the world’s most robust integrated legal practices, with 45 offices worldwide and over 1700 attorneys. The firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services worldwide.
The firm seeks a qualified Accounting and Billing Specialist – Client Services Representative to provide full-service administrative and financial support to assigned attorneys and/or legal assistants.
You will speak with clients, record information in the firm’s accounting system, compile data, and prepare bills. This position requires advanced client service skills, extensive law firm financial billing, and collections experience.
Provide billing and financial support to assigned billing attorneys.
Input and maintain client billing guidelines as applicable.
Prepare and present pre-bills to attorneys in accordance with client matter billing terms.
Process edits, post invoices, and forward final bills to billing attorney and/or client as directed.
Prepare and review accounts receivable and WIP reports and assist with the collections process.
Review all New Account Memoranda for completeness and open new client matters.
Reviews and processes Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) as needed.
Assist attorneys with monitoring hours, realization, or other financial analysis as it pertains to fixed-fee or other alternative fee arrangements.
Skills and Experience:
You must have an A.A. or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
2 years of billing or accounting experience in a large law firm.
Proficiency in CMS (Aderant Expert), Elite, or a similar time and billing software, and knowledge of electronic billing systems is preferred.
Proficiency with MS Office, and 50 wpm typing
37.5-hour workweek, very stable and growing, fantastic healthcare benefits, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 20 days PTO, ten holidays, 401k, pretax subsidized transportation, and more! With a very social, open, diverse firm culture.