Billing Coordinator

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client a legal firm are currently looking for a Billing Co-ordinator to join their team. 

Key Responsibilities
 Operational Activities
Partner / Fee Earner billing meetings and follow up (responsibilities for up to 15 Partners).
Ensuring New Matters are set up in accordance with client agreements (Rates; e-billing Settings, etc).
Ensure bills are prepared in accordance with client agreements and the firms processes.
Amending, authorising and printing bills.
Deliver a collaborative and pro-active approach in working with the collections team throughout the billing and collections process.
Reviewing and updating the FAST tool to assist and support billing forecasts in achieving monthly billing targets.
Updating and reviewing the FAST Reports.
Collecting/chasing for GPMS/Incept information.
Providing timely and accurate feedback to Assistant Billing Manager.
Escalation of issues/problems/concerns to the Assistant Billing.
Assigning tasks to the Billing Assistants (where applicable).
Maintaining and updating systems in a timely manner.
Various ad-hoc queries and problem solving.
Client Focus
At Clifford Chance, we believe in bringing the client – both internal and external – to the centre of everything we do.  To do this we need to understand, anticipate and fulfill the unique needs and expectations of each client.  We call this 'Client Focus' and to help deliver this core part of the business strategy, we want to recruit people who do not only excel in their field but who are also client focused. 
We are looking for people who:
Can demonstrate a keen interest and enthusiasm to understand their clients priorities;
Are self-starters but also team players ready to help others and contribute to the overall success;
Listen, question and deliver; and
Are reliable and responsive, who can put the needs of the client first.
In short, we are looking for people who are motivated by client satisfaction and who strive to exceed the expectations of their clients.

Skills and Qualifications
Skills:
You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, with an aptitude to understand new concepts quickly.
Experience:
The role holder will have previous experience of working within a billing or revenue team, ideally within a professional service firm environment.
Knowledge:
You will be able to demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise of a global professional services practice management system (Keystone, Elite or SAP), together with a sound knowledge of Excel and Word.
You will have a good understanding of the financial processes that underpin billing activities, the ability to apply these dealing with the requirements of Partners and the clients with whom they work.
You will need a flexible working approach and the confidence to communicate, both written and verbally, with people at all levels.
Qualifications:
5 A-C GCSE's (or equivalent) including English and Maths.

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