Legal Accounting/Billing Specialist

Professional Alternatives

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Job ID#: 17317

Legal Accounting/Billing Specialist Needed!

Contract to hire

Galleria Area

25-$27 Hourly

Looking to add a billing specialist who is a team-player, detail-oriented, motivated, and reliable with great legal billing skills to handle a high volume of billings each month.  Additionally, the specialist should be able to build and maintain attorney/client relationships to successfully manage collection activities.


  • Produces pre-bills on monthly and ad-hoc basis. Review and edit pre-bills after attorney review.
  • Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting documentation as required.
  • Submit electronics bills and resolve any e-billing issues.  Monitor for payment.
  • Create and print final client invoices.
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies.
  • Update accounting records with issued invoices, new payments, customer information, etc.
  • Prepare and mail account statements for customers.
  • Follow up on outstanding payments and answer customer queries.


  • Follow-up with attorneys and clients on past due invoices by contacting attorneys and clients
  • Identify and report on accounts for escalation to the Firm Administrator.
  • Meet with billing attorneys to manage A/R, as needed.
  • Work to resolve billing and invoicing issues which are causing delays in payment.
  • Request payment of pending debts in a considerate manner.
  • Keep accurate records (client information, received payments etc.)
  • Help resolve and manage account balances – resolve inconsistencies.


  • Manage monthly credit card reconciliation.
  • Assist with special projects/duties as assigned.
  • Ensure strict confidentiality at all times.


  • Prefer 4 year degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of hands-on billing experience in a law firm or professional service industry.
  • Strong knowledge of electronic invoice submission and electronic invoice appeal processes.
  • Juris (or equivalent accounting software) experience, preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office.
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with attorneys and clients.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Ability to show strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment, successfully adapting to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work varied hours as needed.


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