Billing Specialist

Washington, DC 20001

Posted: 09/20/2023 Employment Type: Finance Industry: Legal Job Number: NAP1004 Pay Rate: $49k-$85k

Job Description

Our client in the legal industry has an opening for a Billing Specialist to support the Finance and Accounting Department. The Billing Specialist may work a hybrid work schedule in thier Chicago, Denver, Houston, or Washington, DC office or may work 100% virtual/remote in a firm-approved U.S. state as part of the “Gideon” office. The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing arrangements, and account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios. If this sounds, like you we are looking for someone who has experience in finance and accounting, preferably in a law firm.

Job Requirements

Candidate must be able to:

  • Establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff, and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications
  • Verifying rates with the rate analysts, reviewing, and implementing the outside counsel guidelines, monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets
  • Managing the prebill to the final bill process; ensuring that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner
  • Collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements
  • Communicating directly with clients as requested or as established
  • Responding to inquiries relating to accruals, audits, and payment reports; recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization 
  • Establishing effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business discipline preferred or equivalent experience
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Possess reliability, dependability, and motivation
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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