My client is a growing international law firm specializing in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance, reinsurance and liability areas. They have offices spanning the globe and over 1000 employees, with headquarters in the City of London and several other offices in the UK.
They are now looking to hire a Legal Biller on a 6 month fixed term contract.
This role is based at the firm's Essex office.
Ensure that fee earners are fully compliant with comprehensive time recording policies and register all disbursements to ensure accurate defence costs MI
Check charge rates and ensure compliance with client service level agreements (SLAs)
Liaise with the Financial Operations Database team to ensure the account system contains complete, up-to-date billing information in line with current SLAs
Respond to all queries and requests in a timely and efficient manner, referring complex and contentious issues to the Assistant Billing Manager
Maintain matter budgets and resolve billing related issues promptly to avoid delays to the revenue cycle.
You will possess working knowledge of Legal Billing cycles and WIP, knowledge of Solicitors Accounting Rules and VAT and have attention to detail.
Being self-motivated, demonstrating initiative and being able to prioritise workload will be advantageous.
Having excellent communication skills and good IT skills/ knowledge of financial systems will be required.
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Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.