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Manager, Billing

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Date:  May 24, 2021

 

 

We have an immediate opening for a Billing Manager.  This role can be filled in any Dentons Canada office locations.  This position reports to the Director of Revenue located in Toronto.  The candidate will manage the Billing teams across the offices to ensure that firm policies and procedures are followed and will play a hands-on role to facilitate effective management of WIP.  The ideal candidate will be experienced with billing in a law firm or professional services firm.  The individual will have a complete understanding of the entire billing process.  The individual must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle sensitive matters with exceptional organizational skills and a strong attention to detail.

 

Responsibilities
•    Monitor performance and proactively manage day-to-day workload of the National Billing team.
•    Provide leadership and direction to ensure invoicing in a timely manner, while in compliance with firm policy and procedures.
•    Responsible for coaching, mentoring and managing performance of a large team of direct reports.
•    Manage and execute complex client billing requirements.
•    Resolve adhoc billing issues that may arise.
•    Prepare adhoc reports and analysis related to clients or firm WIP.
•    Document and review billing processes and procedures.
•    Provide support to lawyers and other Dentons regions for cross-region billing.
•    Build internal client relationships and ensure high level of client service across the team.
•    Manage the billing coordinators portfolio of lawyers they support.
•    Ensure compliance with Time Entry guidelines and provide regular reporting to management.
•    Provide assistance/backup support to Revenue Manager as well as others in the Finance Department when required.
•    Other special projects as required.

 

 

Requirements
•    3 + years of management experience supervising a team required
•    Excellent time management and organization skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize various departmental responsibilities
•    Advanced analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail
•    Superior communication and customer service skills and the confidence and interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of personnel of the Firm
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills to be able to summarize concepts in a meaningful way
•    Post secondary degree and related coursework in accounting/finance
•    Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 
•    Experience with Thompson Reuters Elite or comparable legal billing software is desirable

 

*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) are fundamental to who we are at Dentons Canada and essential to the success and strength of our firm. Our forward-thinking, inclusive culture promotes and supports the professional development of our diverse talent, the leading services we offer to our clients, and positive social change. As a testament to our commitment to I&D, we are recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 11 consecutive years (2011-2021) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2021) for the fourth time.
 

Dentons Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome your application. All employment decisions, including hiring, will be made without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender assigned at birth, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable human rights legislation. 
 

To support and embrace your diverse skillsets, talents and experiences, we are committed to providing you with an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible workplace to support your success. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, for example as a result of a disability, please contact us at careers.canada@dentons.com.