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Senior Billing Analyst

Job Locations

UK-London

Job Post Information* : Posted Date

2 months ago(31/07/2020 3:14 PM)

ID

2020-2952

# of Positions

1

Pos. Category

Accounting - Billing

Location : Location

UK-London

Job Post Information* : External Company Name

Mayer Brown LLP

Pos. Type

Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

* To provide a full billing and related support offering to the business
* To maintain a high standard of service to the Firm's lawyers and clients ensuring that procedures are followed and accurate bills are produced.
* To work as part of a team that is committed to providing a professional high quality support service at all times.
* Provide support to the Partners and Fee earners with bill processing and other administrative tasks as required
* Sharing knowledge and best practice to support our lawyers and secretaries in delivering often complex billing solutions.
* Ensure that invoices to be submitted via e-billing are compliant with the client’s e-billing rules and requirements
* Provide technical guidance on billing
* Provide billing support to a number of offices supported by the London Accounting Team
* Ensure compliance with foreign office tax and bill presentation for other offices supported by the London Team
* Review and edit pre-bills in response to requests
* Produce accurate bills in accordance with instructions
* Prompt despatch of bills via email/post/e-billing
* Attention to detail to ensure compliance with UK VAT and SAR's
* Updating/inputting professional disbursement invoices for billing as and when required using the ChromeRiver invoice function
* Process time transfers and time edits
* Process time and disbursement write-offs in accordance with Firm policy
* Client and matter housekeeping
* Assist Management team with a move towards a structured billing cycle throughout month.
* Assisting with client/matter rates management
* Ability to handle a high volume of bills per month
* Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting documentation as required
* Ability to effectively interact and communicate with Partners, Associates and Secretaries
* Prompt resolution of billing queries
* Create and distribute reports as required
* Apply Firm billing policies at all times
* Assist in providing training to junior members of the team
* Liaise with Credit Control as required
* To assist with special projects as required

The above list of tasks and responsibilities aims to give a general overview of the type of activities this role involves and is not intended to be a comprehensive list, subject to the needs of the Firm this job description may be reviewed from time to time.

Qualifications

* Educated to A level standard to include Mathematics
* Minimum of five years' experience in a senior billing position (ideally utilising the Aderant Practice Management System) in a multi-currency law firm environment.
* Experience of e-billing using a multitude of different software platforms.
* Possess effective communication skills coupled with the ability to work closely with Partners and senior staff in London and other overseas offices.
* Be able to work unsupervised to strict deadlines, and have the ability to prioritise and manage workloads.
* Display a sound knowledge of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules and knowledge of VAT for law firm billing.
* A demonstrable working knowledge of other modules of the Aderant Practice Management System and good general computer skills.
* Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and Document Management Systems
* Personable, able and willing to work within and share knowledge to team members
* Reliable and well organised
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Adaptable and flexible
* Able to use own initiative with a can do attitude

At Mayer Brown, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that offers our people the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We are therefore happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that individuals may require throughout the recruitment process and once they have joined the Firm.

In addition, one of our core values at Mayer Brown is to promote diversity and inclusion at all levels within the business which is actively supported by our diversity networks - LGBT+, Fusion (BAME), Women, and Work and Me (Family).

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Senior Billing Analyst

Job Locations

UK-London

Job Post Information* : Posted Date

2 months ago(31/07/2020 3:14 PM)

ID

2020-2952

# of Positions

1

Pos. Category

Accounting - Billing

Location : Location

UK-London

Job Post Information* : External Company Name

Mayer Brown LLP

Pos. Type

Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

* To provide a full billing and related support offering to the business
* To maintain a high standard of service to the Firm's lawyers and clients ensuring that procedures are followed and accurate bills are produced.
* To work as part of a team that is committed to providing a professional high quality support service at all times.
* Provide support to the Partners and Fee earners with bill processing and other administrative tasks as required
* Sharing knowledge and best practice to support our lawyers and secretaries in delivering often complex billing solutions.
* Ensure that invoices to be submitted via e-billing are compliant with the client’s e-billing rules and requirements
* Provide technical guidance on billing
* Provide billing support to a number of offices supported by the London Accounting Team
* Ensure compliance with foreign office tax and bill presentation for other offices supported by the London Team
* Review and edit pre-bills in response to requests
* Produce accurate bills in accordance with instructions
* Prompt despatch of bills via email/post/e-billing
* Attention to detail to ensure compliance with UK VAT and SAR's
* Updating/inputting professional disbursement invoices for billing as and when required using the ChromeRiver invoice function
* Process time transfers and time edits
* Process time and disbursement write-offs in accordance with Firm policy
* Client and matter housekeeping
* Assist Management team with a move towards a structured billing cycle throughout month.
* Assisting with client/matter rates management
* Ability to handle a high volume of bills per month
* Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting documentation as required
* Ability to effectively interact and communicate with Partners, Associates and Secretaries
* Prompt resolution of billing queries
* Create and distribute reports as required
* Apply Firm billing policies at all times
* Assist in providing training to junior members of the team
* Liaise with Credit Control as required
* To assist with special projects as required

The above list of tasks and responsibilities aims to give a general overview of the type of activities this role involves and is not intended to be a comprehensive list, subject to the needs of the Firm this job description may be reviewed from time to time.

Qualifications

* Educated to A level standard to include Mathematics
* Minimum of five years' experience in a senior billing position (ideally utilising the Aderant Practice Management System) in a multi-currency law firm environment.
* Experience of e-billing using a multitude of different software platforms.
* Possess effective communication skills coupled with the ability to work closely with Partners and senior staff in London and other overseas offices.
* Be able to work unsupervised to strict deadlines, and have the ability to prioritise and manage workloads.
* Display a sound knowledge of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules and knowledge of VAT for law firm billing.
* A demonstrable working knowledge of other modules of the Aderant Practice Management System and good general computer skills.
* Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and Document Management Systems
* Personable, able and willing to work within and share knowledge to team members
* Reliable and well organised
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Adaptable and flexible
* Able to use own initiative with a can do attitude

At Mayer Brown, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that offers our people the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We are therefore happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that individuals may require throughout the recruitment process and once they have joined the Firm.

In addition, one of our core values at Mayer Brown is to promote diversity and inclusion at all levels within the business which is actively supported by our diversity networks - LGBT+, Fusion (BAME), Women, and Work and Me (Family).

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