Career Opportunities

Billing Specialist

Posted: April 6, 2022

This position handles all aspects of the billing cycle, including pre-billing, billing, collections, trust compliance, matter closures, and general billing administration. The Billing Specialist interacts daily with attorneys, clients, and legal teams, and the highest level of customer service orientation and verbal and written communication skills is essential. Minimum 3 years law firm billing experience is required. Proficiency with billing software and working knowledge of Excel is a must.

Essential job functions:

• Build strong relationships with attorneys, clients, and legal teams.

• Handle billing administration, including complex billing arrangements, rate and cost exceptions, client/matter setups, billing templates, etc.

• Review timekeeper time entries against billing guidelines; provide feedback and training as needed.

• Generate and deliver monthly pre-bills for attorney review; process attorney edits.

• Generate and deliver monthly client invoices and perform eBilling according to client, attorney, and general billing guidelines.

• Meet with attorneys regularly to review AR and develop collection strategies.

• Make regular contact with clients on collections; follow-up with clients monthly on past due AR according to attorney instructions and billing guidelines.

• Perform month-end close procedures.

• Research and respond to report requests and billing inquiries and issues.

• Train new employees on time entry guidelines.

• Assist in developing and documenting billing policies, guidelines, procedures, and best practices.

• Participate in finance team meetings and cross training.

• Other duties as assigned.


Contact

Teresa MacLean

TeresaMaclean@MarkowitzHerbold.com

MARKOWITZ HERBOLD
1455 SW Broadway, Suite 1900
Portland, OR 97201 - 503-295-3085

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