Billing Assistant

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Will Feetham

  • Contact email:

    will.feetham@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/507338

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-05

  • Startdate:

    06/12/2018 18:06:31

Want to work for one of Europe's most advanced, award winning Law firms? Want to work for a company that is recognised as looking after its employees? My client is a niche practice who has a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees.

They are now hiring at their City Centre Location

Main Responsibilities:

  • Take instructions to raise billing guides
  • Write-off time and disbursements and to close files and ensure instructions are carried out.
  • Provide assistance to partners on matter management issues generally.
  • Closing files, processing write-offs and raising billing guides in Elite.
  • Using Elite to make general matter, invoice or credit note inquiries
  • Allocating VAT as applicable
  • Provide accurate advice on billing queries, procedures, vat issues
  • Ensure bills are sent out and filed promptly
  • Raising billing guides, draft bills and finalising bills on Elite
  • Submission of electronic invoices to 3 party billing portals
  • Raising Apportioned Billing schedules and ad hoc billing schedules in Excel
  • Ensuring that the agreed service levels are met
  • Undertake ad hoc responsibilities as required by line manager

Skill set required:

  • Worked in a legal accounting environment
  • At least 2 years legal billing experience
  • Elite experience, specifically Elite Enterprise and 3e is preferred
  • Electronic Billing Experience would be advantageous but training will be given
  • Experience of Whitehill billing system
  • Experience and understanding of apportionment (multi-party), net recovery and joint billing
  • An understanding of foreign currency issues
  • Electronic Billing Experience, such as Serengeti Tracker, Tymetrix or Advocator
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in liaising with Partners
  • Understanding of VAT regulations in relation to Solicitor Client Billing
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.

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