Billing Specialist (3 month FTC)

Career Legal
London, South East England
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is a large U.S. law firm which represents many of the world's leading companies in complex litigation and other high-stakes disputes, cross-border and other strategic transactions, and crucial regulatory matters. They have offices across America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Due to an increase in workload they are keen to recruit a billing specialist to join their team.


Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of client and matter filings aw well as assisting the team in billing administration, time entries and matter reporting

Assist in the management of the monthly billing process via 3E billing portal liaising with the Accounts Team, ARBMs and secretaries

Develop a comprehensive knowledge of all the processes and IT systems that the firm uses

Liaising and corresponding with clients where applicable

Generate and file Engagement Letters and generate covering letters for bills to be issued

Able to understand and assist in the client engagement process and ensure compliance of time and expense reporting requirements

Raise, monitor and issue appropriate cheques for clients or third parties as required

Monitor emails promptly as required and forward/action as necessary

Establish and maintain effective and accurate filing systems (both hard copy and electronic)

Attend all appropriate developmental training courses as required

Contribute to the team being proactive and helpful to colleagues and other Fee Earners by providing assistance during busy periods and covering for other Fee Earners in colleague’s absence

Learn to effectively manage and prioritise work

Candidate Profile

Minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including English and or a minimum of 6 months experience in a professional services environment

Experience in E-Billing and proficient with; Word and Outlook

Some knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel

Experience using 3E billing system or Elite

Previous legal knowledge and or law firm background

Works co-operatively with others and supports the team

Proactive and enthusiastic as well as communicates in a clear and concise way

Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

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