Billing Assistant

Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £35,000
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
906170
Job Title
Legal Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This client is a renowned international law firm, with offices in many locations including USA, Middle East, Far East and Europe. The London branch is ideally located for a number of stations, with beautiful offices, an on-site gym and subsidised staff restaurant.

They are now looking to hire a Billing Assistant on a permanent basis. The role is responsible for delivering an efficient and effective bill processing service, ensuring a high quality service in day to day work.  

Responsibilities

Delivering draft billing reports to Matter Partners and following up on a timely basis to ensure that regular billing patterns. 

Using technical expertise to provide a seamless billing service. 

Ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation, the provisions of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and Money Laundering regulations. 

Ensuring that draft bills and engrossed invoices are issued in line with the firm’s policies and procedures, meeting all legislative regulations.

Ensuring that relevant authorisation is obtained where appropriate, in line with the firm’s policies.

Ensuring the effective application of special rates and arrangements on all matters and taking measures to diagnose and rectify errors.

Input into key reports, to provide the practice and finance managers with timely and relevant information.

Maintaining a report of cancelled and reissued invoices, and logging of information for use in the financial audit.

Candidate Profile

Experience in a Law firm environment with experience of billing processes.

Excel skills to Intermediate level.

Ability to advise the business on the Solicitors Accounts Rules and Money Laundering requirements.

Hands on individual who is pro-active.

Highly organised with the ability to manage a fast paced workload.

Ability to make appropriate decisions seeking advice and escalating issues where necessary.

Important Notice

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Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this fixed term contract vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients