Billing Co-ordinator

London (Greater)
Up to £35,000
13 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Job Title
Legal Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

This award winning global law firm works with clients across many business areas on such matters as; mergers and acquisitions, finance and international arbitration, investment management and tax.

They have a good benefits package that includes; annual bonus, medical and dental insurance, on-site restaurant and corporate gym membership.

They are looking for a Billing Co-ordinator for a 6 month contract to provide billing and collections support to partners. The role involves joint responsibility of bank receipts to ensure daily posting/reporting and cash movement, and that posting complies with the SRA accounts rules. 


Preparing and draft bills, credit notes, processing write offs as part of the billing process. Liaison with assigned partners and their secretaries concerning time recording, work-in-progress, billing and collection matters.

Responding positively to enquiries and requesting for information made by attorneys, secretaries, legal assistants, support staff, clients, client representatives and external third parties.

Actively manages the work-in-progress of assigned partners, to ensure recorded time is billed at regular intervals. 

Updating WIP and outstanding debt entries on the system.

Effectively manages workload and communication on difficult and sensitive matters that may require input from those parties.

Performing periodic checks of bank receipts across several bank accounts, reporting bill receipts daily and liaising with the AP Supervisor on non-bill receipts. Preparing internal receipt notification for submission to billing partners and interested parties.

Co-ordinating posting and payment of professional disbursements with Accounts Payable colleagues.

Serving as London vault key-holder with vault opening responsibilities.

Performing other duties, assignments and projects at the request of the Finance and Accounting Manager.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate would have minimum 3 years’ experience working in a law firm billing environment. GCSE A-levels or equivalent higher level qualification would be an advantage.

Working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and office/client account movements. Knowledge of basic accounting concepts and multi-currency accounting.

Strong I.T. skills, CMS Expert (Aderant) or Elite experience preferred. Good working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet software.

Deals courteously and effectively with others. 

Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs

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