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Billing Coordinator

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00
Degree: Equivalent Experience;
Date: 2/16/2014
Job ID: 02007769
Job Description

BILLING COORDINATOR

 

The primary purpose of the Billing Coordinator is to process client bills and assist secretaries in all billing functions.
 
JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
1.  To process all client bills for Cleveland office and firm-wide attorney bills.  This includes generating proformas, making narrative edits, adjusting hours as needed, processing writedowns or ups as needed, ensuring proper approvals and finalizing the invoices.
 
2.  Answer questions, solve problems and provide assistance to secretaries when requested.
 
3.  Research pending invoice reports periodically throughout the month.
 
4.  Act as back up for other billing coordinators.
 
5.  Assist in filing of client bills for entire firm.
 
6.  Pull copies of archived bills as requested.
 
7.  Run reports on the Elite and/or InfoView systems for attorneys, paralegals and/or secretaries (i.e., unbilled time reports, outstanding invoice reports, audit reports and inquiries).
 
8.  At year end, file and document all of the year's client bills in storage cartons to be held off-site.
 
9.  Answer the Billing Help Line and e-mail account.
 
10.  Other essential functions as requested by the Billing Manager.
 
11.  The position may require the ability to adapt to new technologies and/or add new job duties as directed.
 
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY BE REQUIRED
 


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education, Training and/or Experience
 
1.  High School or equivalency.
 
2.  Minimum of 2 years legal billing experience.
 
3.  Two years office experience, preferably in a law firm.
 
4.  Some experience in accounting.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations through some other combination of skills and abilities.
 
1.  Keyboard, Computer (Excel, WordPerfect, Windows).
 
2.  Knowledge of 10-key.
 
3.  Ability to work in deadline and on rush assignments.
 
4.  Excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
 
5.  Ability to work with, cooperate with and develop working relationships between various departments, Firm personnel and clients.
 
6.  Occasional lifting of archived bill files weighing approximately 20 lbs.
 
7.  Occasional filing of client bills in 5-drawer cabinets which requires bending, stretching, and standing.
 
8.  Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Law firm billing experience, experience with Elite billing software and electronic billing a plus.
 
COMPETENCIES
 
Respond Effectively
Utilize technology to automate work tasks; strive to reduce unnecessary steps; be vigilant for ways to improve processes; keep workplace organized; maximize the productivity of others; use a systematic, structured work approach; clarify priorities before beginning work; complete the top priorities first; clearly communicate standards for success; let others know your workload and top objectives; involve others when appropriate to help finish work on time; set realistic timeframes.
 
Initiate Action
Act proactively to avoid potential problems; strive to create a sense of urgency; carry out tasks without being prodded by others; pursue objectives with determination; find new projects when current objectives are met.
 
Apply Knowledge
Leverage specific expertise to solve practical problems; share technical expertise with coworkers; apply technical knowledge to novel situations; use knowledge of the organization to get work done in the quickest and most high-quality manner possible.
 
Learn Continuously
Take time to learn new skills; continually seek to gain new knowledge; continually strive to improve yourself; accept the input of others; embrace technological advancements that make work easier; push self out of comfort zone on a regular basis.
 
Client Service
Demonstrate a commitment to high standards; provide excellent service to both internal and external clients; consistently produce high quality results; complete work in a timely fashion; take pride in work; rigorously check own and others' work for errors; utilize technology to provide excellent client service.

Equal Opportunity Employer *** Sorry, but Visa sponsorship is not available with this employer.