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Senior Billing Coordinator

Washington DC, DC, US

Aug 4, 2022

Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Senior Billing Coordinator to be resident in our Washington, DC office.  Under supervision of the Billing Manager, the Senior Billing Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of drafting and finalizing client invoices.  Responsibilities include coordination with partners, secretaries and responsible attorneys to manage time entries and edits, adjustments, write-downs, rate management and bill posting. This position will work with e-billing department on submission of invoices via the e-billing Hub to ensure invoices are submitted timely. The Senior Billing Coordinator is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing optimal service to clients, attorneys and co-workers, while producing a high quality work product.

 

Responsibilities

  • Interface with attorneys, secretaries, clients and staff regarding billing matters
  • Compile, analyze and process a high volume of attorney bills to clients on a monthly basis
  • Review and edit time, cost and narratives as required by clients and billing attorneys
  • Execute complex bills, such as multiple discounts by matter, split party billing, and preparation of electronic bills, in a timely matter
  • Preparation of final billing for review by billing attorney prior to sending to client
  • Submission of electronic billing files to various third party vendors using the e-billing department
  • Work with billing attorney and their assistants to resolve billing issues
  • Generation of time and billing reports upon attorney request
  • Pro-actively monitor aging of client’s unbilled fees and costs and address with assigned billing attorneys
  • Assist Finance department with identification and reconciliation of payments received
  • Ensure that requests for special rates and alternative fee arrangements are communicated to the Pricing Committee for review and ultimate disposition
  • Maintain documentation of procedures, deadlines and other client and lawyer preferences related to billing
  • Support client and partner requests for accrual information that is timely and accurate.
  • These duties may be ongoing or adhoc in nature
  • Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position

 

Experience & Qualifications

  • College degree preferred or equivalent work related experience
  • 5+  years legal billing experience
  • Expertise with Elite Enterprise, MSWord and Excel
  • Experience with e-billing hub and navigating e-billing websites
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to collaborate with team and meet departmental deadlines
  • Must be available to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple projects for several Partners in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and meet numerous deadlines

Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic. www.dentons.com