Sidley Austin LLP

  • Billing Assistant

    Recruiting Location US-IL-Chicago
    Department
    Billing
  • Summary

    The Billing Assistant will provide billing and administrative support to the Billing Specialists and Billing Manager.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform invoice maintenance as directed by Billing Specialists. This may include but is not limited to: narrative edits, invoice splitting and cost exception updates.
    • Prepare and print draft bills.
    • Assist with the printing, sorting and routing of monthly proformas.
    • Generate time and billing reports and other client reports, as necessary.
    • Upload electronic invoices (EDI) upon request and ensure processing is accurate and efficient. This may also include submitting and monitoring electronic invoices.
    • Assist in the mailing of invoices by preparing cover letters, labels and envelopes.
    • Follow up with attorneys as requested by Billing Specialists or the Billing Manager.
    • Provide high levels of customer service to attorneys, staff, vendors and clients of the firm while observing confidentiality of client and firm matters.
    • Perform various administrative duties such as duplicating, proofreading and scanning of departmental invoices.
    • Assist with special projects.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Essential Duty and Responsibility (the “Essential Duties”) satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties. If you need such an accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    Required

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an office environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

     

    Preferred

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional services firm
    • Typing speed of 45 wpm

     

    Other Skills and Abilities:
    The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good judgment
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
    • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
    • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
    • Proofreads accurately
    • Customer service skills

     

    Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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