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Sr Legal Billing Specialist

Company: DLA Piper
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Location field must contain 'city, state' or a zip code to perform a radius search (e.g., Denver, CO or 46122 ). City and state must be separated by a comma followed by a space (e.g., Houston, TX ) DLA Piper Sr Legal Billing Specialist Boston , Massachusetts Apply Now DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center. ( DLA Piper LLP (US) has implemented a mandatory COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence. Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable laws. The DLA Piper Business Operations Center LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP, is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills. If you are a highly talented Sr Client Accounts Specialist interested in supporting our accounting department, we want to hear from you This position is remote. However, candidates may be required on occasion to visit the local office when/if needed. Candidates must reside in a state where there is a DLA Piper office. The Accounting team is a collaborative and talented team of finance and accounting professionals who help the firm make business decisions by providing accurate and actionable financial information. The team ensures the accuracy of the firms financial records and provides insight and recommendations on the financial position of the firm to senior leadership. The Accounting department is a fast-paced environment. Our expectations and goals are high, and so is the level of teamwork: when it comes to meeting goals, we take an all-hands-on-deck approach. We also offer the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects, outside of the cyclical accounting routine, that will challenge and provide career growth. High school diploma 5 years direct billing or client accounts experience (to include domestic, global, and e-Billing) for a law firm or professional services organization Strong computer skills including advanced proficiency in Excel and accounting systems such as Elite and/or Aderant Strong e-billing applications such as eHub or Bill Blast experience Knowledge of accounting principles and practices Strong communication and interpersonal skills Preferred Requirements: College coursework in finance Experience as a team lead or having responsibility for complex billing Previous work experience leading a specialized team or involvement in training procedures Experience with accounting software What will your day look like? You will work with a team of support specialists within both Legal Support Services and Accounting teams to provide effective, streamlined billing and client account services to attorneys of the firm. You will be responsible for handling the most complex domestic and global billing clients. You will edit, proofread, finalize, and submit invoices to clients on a monthly billing cycle. You will research client billing data and provide detailed analysis to attorneys and support staff. As part of the team, you will provide and ensure a cohesive, full-cycle billing support solution to billing attorneys with complex domestic and international billing books. You will provide training and mentoring to other staff members on all billing procedures. You will perform a variety of duties to support the full billing cycle to reviewing and editing proformas, seeking requisite approvals for deferrals, write-offs, and time transfers. You will field billing inquiries. You will create and maintain complex monthly reporting. You will review data for accuracy prior to submitting it. You will gather and submit accrual information based on client requirements. You will research and resolve electronic billing rejections. You will maintain an accurate description of all client billing requirements which may also include guidelines established by the clients general counsel. You will update and track changes to the requirements as necessary. You will track and resolve tickets assigned by the Accounting Service Desk on a daily basis. You will finalize invoices and submit them directly to the client (per policy) or provide them to attorneys for transmission to the client (per approved exceptions to policy). You will submit finalized invoices electronically based on client requirements. You will serve as a point of escalation to more junior Specialists. To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website ( We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success. Agency applications will not be considered. Job: Accounting Organization: Accounting Title: Sr Legal Billing Specialist Location: Florida-Miami Requisition ID: 22000173 Other Locations: United States-District of Columbia-Washington, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-California-San Diego, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Puerto Rico-San Juan, United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Delaware-Wilmington, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-East Palo Alto, United States-Virginia-Reston, United States-New Jersey-Short Hills, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-New York-New York, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

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