Client Billing Specialist

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Washington, DC

Company
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
e7ac7013a9a314b6201c0571f29afdeb
AJE Ref #
576072591
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Client Billing Specialist will support the DC Office s billing function through the preparation of client invoices; maintaining various client details within internal platforms; addressing requests and special projects; collaborating with attorneys, clients and colleagues; reporting status and performance to management and achieving defined departmental objectives.

Responsibilities

* Prepare and edit monthly bills and reports for billing attorney review, incorporate revisions, prepare final invoices, obtain approving signature

* Complete monthly Budget and Accrual requests from clients

* Diligently and timely address e-billing issues, including inquiries and special projects of internal staff

* Proactively develop and maintain positive working relations with attorneys, client personnel and Firm colleagues

* Collaborate with finance staff personnel to ensure achievement of overall finance department objectives

* Develop, define plans to and achieve annual performance goals, monthly billing targets and stated deadlines

* Ensure adherence to Firm and Office policies

* Accurately, timely and comprehensively report to management on status of assigned objectives and responsibilities

* Proactively seek and identify enhancements to, and maintain current documentation of, existing practices

* Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

* Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience required.

* 5-7 years of experience in finance or accounting; a minimum of three (3) years relevant billing experience, preferably within a professional services environment

* Solid working knowledge of financial software, including Elite

* Basic accounting proficiency

* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word

* Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

* Ability and willingness to assess procedures and proactively recommend improvements to existing processes

* Ability and willingness to meet aggressive deadlines, including those of a last-minute nature; willingness to work overtime when needed

* Solid organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong ability to develop and maintain relations at various levels within and outside an organization

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