Legal Biller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
REF: BBBH234635_1563367280

A London based law firm is looking for a Billing Assistant (12 months FTC) to join their Finance team. Your main responsibility will be to assist in the Firms' revenue team to assist in the drive to deliver a more pro-active billing and support service to Prtners through the provision of a combined WIP management and billing service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review, capture & input of key data items omitted from matter set-up and required to support efficient 'right first time' billing and bill dispatch
  • Assistance with the preparation and distribution of billing guides to fee-earners and secretaries in accordance with agreed service standards
  • Generating draft & final bills to the agreed format and instructions
  • Editing of time entries and disbursements including write-offs
  • Cancellation of invoices and preparing credit notes where necessary
  • Ensure compliance with SAR, VAT & International tax regulations
  • Assistance to partners on matter management issues generally
  • Ensure appropriate set-up and maintenance of data for e-billed clients
  • Submit bills to e-billing vendor systems
  • Monitor submitted bills and resolve any queries
  • Collation of details necessary for finance central dispatch & e-billing
  • Updating and maintenance in Aderant of contact details
  • Assist with sending bills in line with agreed procedure
  • Undertake ad hoc responsibilities as required.
  • Liaise effectively with colleagues across all Offices to ensure a seamless service is provide to internal & external clients

Key requirements:

  • Experience in a finance function gained in professional services, preferably a law firm
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules and VAT for law firms billing preferred
  • Confident manner and personal impact to command the respect of partners
  • Flexible
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work unsupervised and on one's own initiative
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly PC literate with strong systems skills, particularly in Excel and ideally in Aderant Expert (or similar).