The Billing Specialist will assist attorneys in preparation of bills to clients and performs follow up action on past due client accounts. He/she will provide administrative and accounting support to Attorneys and Accounting department staff. He/she will answer billing questions and researches billing related issues, prepares and distributes billing proformas, invoices and billing related reports. The Billing Specialist will manage client accounts according to the billing agreements and performs necessary maintenance and will manage past due accounts and performs necessary follow up action. He/she will act as a billing advisor to attorneys and insures that all transactions are recorded according to accounting standards.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
Able to work under pressure
Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.