Billing Assistant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Birmingham
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reed Accountancy are currently recruiting for a Billing Assistant for a prestigious law firm in Birmingham City Centre.

Duties include:

  • Raising of bills on the Aderant system;
  • Ensure the Firm's billing and credit note procedure is strictly adhered to and that all necessary authorities are obtained;
  • Ensure bills are dispatched in line with the Firm's Policy within 48 hours;
  • Monitoring of the billing team mailboxes on a rota basis and dealing with requests in a timely manner; Ensure all recorded time on Carpe Diem is captured at time of billing;
  • Ensure bills are raised in accordance with client services agreements/ letters of engagements;
  • Time and disbursement transfers and write offs;
  • Lawyer & PA liaison on Aderant and CD queries;
  • Client and matter housekeeping;
  • Ensure compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR);
  • Ensure compliance with VAT regulations in relation to output tax;
  • Provide second line support to the Group Revenue Controllers to ensure write offs and any other matter maintenance issues are actioned promptly
  • Provide cover for specific tasks of other team members during periods of absence;
  • Production of monthly and quarterly client reports where appropriate
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as designated by Team Leader / Line Manager (s).

Ideally the suitable candidate will have:

  • Experience of billing on a Practice management system desirable (preferably Aderant)
  • High level of numeracy
  • Working knowledge of Solicitor's Accounts Rules desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to prioritise workload within a busy environment and meet deadlines
  • IT literate including a good level of understanding in Microsoft packages
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

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