Overland Park, KS US
We seek a skilled and detail-oriented Legal Biller to join a global firm. As a Legal Biller, you will play a crucial role in the financial operations of their legal department by accurately and efficiently processing legal bills, tracking expenses, and ensuring compliance with billing guidelines. Your expertise in legal billing practices and ability to work collaboratively with various teams and external clients will contribute to the financial success of their organization.
- Legal Billing Management:
- Review, analyze, and process legal bills in accordance with client guidelines and billing policies.
- Verify accuracy and completeness of time entries, rates, and disbursements to ensure proper billing and allocation.
- Collaborate with attorneys and other stakeholders to resolve billing discrepancies or issues promptly.
- Prepare and distribute monthly billing statements to clients, adhering to specific deadlines.
- Expense Tracking and Reporting:
- Monitor and track expenses associated with legal matters, including court fees, travel expenses, and other disbursements.
- Prepare reports summarizing expenses for internal stakeholders and clients as required.
- Maintain accurate records of all expenses, ensuring compliance with accounting and legal requirements.
- Client Communication and Relationship Management:
- Serve as a primary point of contact for billing inquiries and disputes from clients.
- Respond promptly to client queries and requests, providing clear and comprehensive explanations.
- Build and maintain positive relationships with clients by providing exceptional customer service.
- Billing System Management:
- Utilize legal billing software effectively to manage billing processes, generate reports, and maintain billing records.
- Stay updated on the latest features and functionalities of billing software to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
- Collaborate with IT and finance teams to troubleshoot any technical issues related to billing systems.
- Compliance and Audit:
- Ensure compliance with billing guidelines, legal regulations, and ethical standards.
- Assist in conducting periodic audits to identify billing errors, discrepancies, or potential areas for improvement.
- Support internal and external audit processes by providing necessary documentation and information.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field is preferred.
- Proven experience as a Legal Biller in a global law firm or legal department.
- In-depth knowledge of legal billing practices, including different billing arrangements and fee structures.
- Proficiency in using legal billing software, such as Elite Enterprise, Tabs3, or similar systems.
- Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for effective client interaction.
- Strong organizational and time management abilities.
- Familiarity with legal terminology and processes is a plus.
Join this global firm as a Legal Biller, contributing to their financial success while working alongside a dynamic team of legal professionals. Apply now to be part of their organization and make an impact in the world of law.