Our prestigious and expanding international law firm client is recruiting for a brand-new Billing & Collections Administrator to join them on a permanent basis. The successful Billing & Collections Administrator will be responsible for coordinating billing for various partners, secretaries, and their clients for the firm's international offices (currently across EMEA). Key responsibilities and duties include: INVOICE PREPARATIONOrder, prepare, and distribute pre-bills for assigned billing partners/accountsAssist with electronic billing functions including; pulling disbursement back up, transmitting bills electronically, updating client detail with various electronic billing vendors, etc.Prepare, produce, and finalise invoicesReview final invoices to ensure data integrity and that they adhere to both SRA, UK & EC VAT regulationsThis position will have direct contact with billing partners to resolve billing related issuesReprint posted invoices and provide copies as necessaryProduce ad hoc reports as requestedAssist with billing overflow from other offices as neededUpdate billing addresses and payer information as needed CLIENT/ATTORNEY REQUIREMENTS Attend regular meetings with the partners to discuss their billing requirements, WIP and ARResponsible for providing the partners with regular "lock up" reportsLiaise with partners and clients on the collection of unpaid feesDealing with VAT questions/queriesResponsible for maintaining the current "deal" forecast updating regularly with estimated deal closings dates and fee estimatesRespond in a timely manner to Client Accounting emails and help line callsAssist with preparing client and/or attorney analyses as neededResponsible for client audit report preparationMaintain client/matter maintenance informationSupport collections staff members in processing billing adjustments, verifying client account balances and assisting in other collections projects as needed COLLECTIONSPrepare Aged Receivables to review with Partner to establish collection activity.Contact clients to establish payment status, send copy invoices/statements where needed & resolve/manage queries that may be encountered.Update progress on collections softwareEscalate collection issues to both Partner & Collections ManagementProvide feedback on expected collection performance for area of responsibility to Collections/Finance Management. The successful candidate will have relevant experience grained from working in a similar position within a law firm. A good working knowledge of the accounting system Aderant Expert or Elite would be advantageous. You must possess good interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with partners, lawyers, clients and staff. You must be able to identify and analyse issues and problems and to recommend and implement solutions. If you meet the above criteria, then please contact Ryder Reid for immediate consideration.