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Legal Billing and Collections Coordinator - Kansas City or Chicago (19-0846)

at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Reference #: 5000492233606

Job Description

Job Description

Prepares and reviews invoices in customized formats as required by client/Billing Attorney.

Based on client and Billing Attorney requirements, performs override calculations and changes.

Assists with identification and reconciliation of payments received.

Pro-actively monitors aging of client's unbilled fees and costs and A/R for assigned Billing Attorneys.

Works with Billing Attorneys to address aged unbilled fees and costs.

Coordinates billing and collection efforts with Billing Attorneys on behalf of the Accounting department.

Supports preparation of and reporting against client budgets.

Uses various department software programs (Elite) to maintain and/or prepare information for others.

Prepares various reports through billing system and is able to make modifications as requested.

Confers with clients regarding billing deadlines, billing /rate inquiries and concerns with billing statements.

Gathers monthly, quarterly and annual billing and rate information, prepares reports and statistical data when necessary.

Prepares and ensures billing/payment information is accurate for all write-offs.

Masters client billing guidelines and examines work for accuracy and conformity to client guidelines and firm policies and procedures.

As requested, may provide basic financial data and analysis; may prepare complex charts, graphs or reports.

Is assigned special projects and ad hoc projects and requests from Billing Attorneys and/or supervisor.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university; and minimum five years work experience within the accounting function of a service sector organization, with at least two years including law firm billing experience. Elite Legal Billing System expertise a significant plus; ARCS and e-billing experience preferred. Must have advanced Excel spreadsheet experience.