Senior Billing Assistant

Recruiter
Sewell Wallis
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a well-established and international legal business based in Manchester City Centre. They have become an employer of choice and offer excellent working benefits for their employees. As well as an attractive benefits package, they also offer exceptional career opportunities with clear and achievable routes for progression.

They have a great opportunity for a Senior Billing Assistant to join their Manchester Finance team to be responsible for ensuring that client invoices are generate correctly and in a timely manner. This role will closely support the partners in all aspects of billing.

Reporting to the Revenue Manager you responsibilities will include:

-Take instructions to raise billing guides, write off time and disbursements and to -close files and ensure instructions are carried out.
-Act as the escalation point in the team.
-Responsible for dealing with the company's bills - quarterly bills and drafting the deputy bills sending them off for assessment.
-Covering for the Billing Manager when they are away from the office.
-To produce the daily bank reconciliation, ensuring clients money has cleared.
-Closing files, processing write off and raising billing guides.
-Allocating VAT as applicable.
-Producing excel spreadsheets including vlookups, pivot tables and graphs as and when required.
-Provide accurate advice on billing queries, procedures and VAT issues.
-Ensure bills are sent out and filed promptly.
-Raising billing schedules in Excel.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and confident individual who has worked in a legal accounting environment previously. Billing experience and strong Excel skills are essential. A good understanding of VAT regulations in relation to Solicitor Client Billing is also key.

This would be a good opportunity for someone looking to gain that team management responsibility whilst covering for senior management.

For further details please contact Lucy Campbell.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.