Robert Half International Time & Billing Clerk in Houston, Texas
Essential Job Functions:
Prepare proformas as indicated by client, electronic billing vendor and attorney guidelines, while ensuring accuracy throughout. Bring any issues to attorney’s attention prior to their review.
Prepare final bills using appropriate formats, verifying rate arrangements and making corrections as indicated.
Responsible for electronic billing submission and follow-up, including submitting timekeeper/rate/matter information to clients/vendors for approval, and ensure successful submission of invoices and any necessary appeals.
Collaborate with Accounts Receivable Specialists for follow-up on AR balances. Collaborate with other departments (Conflicts, Accounting) for successful setup of matters, including conforming to client guidelines and processing of client accounts.
Provide ad hoc analysis of WIP and unapplied cash.
Distribute proformas and other reports to appropriate personnel as directed.
Make corrections to diary entries.
Prepare and maintain billing attorney guidelines which contain specific instructions and preferences relating to preparation of drafts, invoices, e-billing, and reporting.
Prepare and submit accrual information to attorneys and clients, as requested.
Prepare reports in Excel or other formats, as required by attorneys or clients.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of financial databases and mathematical aptitude
Basic knowledge of electronic billing vendors, websites and formats
Intermediate expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Experience and Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree or higher preferred.
Law firm billing experience required.
Elite Enterprise or 3E experience required.
Elite, Billing Software for Attorneys, Billing Statements, Billing System, Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR)
Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.
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Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: February 17, 2021
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 04130-0011709484
Staffing Area: Legal