Billing Clerk

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, is currently looking for a Billing Clerk to join the Finance department in Vancouver.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Billing Clerk is responsible for the complete billing cycle from prebill generation to submission of bills into clients’ billing systems in accordance with Firm policies and procedures. The role provides exceptional billing support in a timely manner both to internal and external clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working closely with partners and legal assistants to prepare client accounts in a timely manner by calculating discounts, preparing reports, creating prebills on demand and assisting with special billing requests
  • Reviewing all client accounts for accuracy and adherence to outside counsel guidelines
  • Coordinating with the e-billing team to generate e-billing invoices and solve e-billing issues
  • Answering questions about the billing process, invoices, billing templates and billing issues
  • Analyzing monthly reports and contracts from lawyers regarding credits in WIP, unapplied matter credits, disbursements and aged WIP
  • Uploading positive pay file to online banking system daily
  • Assisting other team members with other accounting tasks
  • Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing results necessary to meet or exceed the department’s overall objectives and improve processes and procedures
  • Filing and scanning of accounting documents
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of one year of related experience, preferably in a professional services or law firm environment
  • Client-service oriented, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tech-savvy with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize projects, manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented and resourceful with strong analytical ability
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Flexible to work overtime when necessary
  • Experience with professional services billing system (i.e., Aderant, Elite) considered an asset
  • Problem-solving skills in order to correct invoice errors and discrepancies promptly to ensure that accounts are processed and presented to clients in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work in a high-volume and deadline-driven environment

 

How to apply:

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager;  milana.smiljanic@blakes.com