Billing and Collections Specialist


Friedman Williams

Billing and Collections Specialist New York City NY

Job ID: 16672

Billing & Collection Specialist

Job Description:

A prestigious midtown law firm seeks a professional, proactive individual with experience in a law firm setting.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Billing
  • Prepare and distribute draft bills
  • Edit draft bills and final bills
  • Respond to attorneys and staff inquires both oral and written to discuss billing statements, status of payments, accounts receivable and requests of copies of bills.
  • Prepare spreadsheets on the ledger history, outstanding WIP and AR as requested Collections
  • Review open accounts for collection efforts.
  • Interact with billing attorneys/secretaries on outstanding amounts
  • Resolve client-billing problems
  • Make collection calls as needed in a professional manner while maintaining good client relations. Provide timely follow-up on payment arrangements.
  • Correspond with clients to encourage payment of delinquent accounts.
  • Maintain records of collection efforts/status by attorney
  • Communicate with billing attorneys to project/forecast revenues
  • Special projects as needed

Abilities and skills needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of law firm billing and/or collection experiences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, problem solving and analytical skills required Knowledge of Elite 3E required
  • Ability to work independently and to adapt to a fast changing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel & Word
  • Must have attention to detail with an eye for accuracy.
  • Creative, self-disciplined and capable of completing tasks independently
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with personnel
  • Willingness to work with and assist other staff members in accomplishing work assignments Pleasant and cooperative attitude
  • Must be able to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly

Reporting Responsibility – Billing & Collections Supervisor

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