Billing/eBilling Assistant - Law Firm

Location
New Orleans, Louisiana (US)
Salary
45,000-60,000 DOE
Posted
06 Jun 2024
Closes
06 Jul 2024
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

We are seeking a dedicated Billing/eBilling Assistant with a passion for law firm financial management. This role offers the potential for growth into other areas of financial management within the firm. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, a team player, and adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Billing Manager in preparing and processing invoices for clients.

  • Assist in meeting monthly billing deadlines for clients, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.

  • Help provide budget information to attorneys for ongoing matters.

  • Assist in providing rate and billing information for newly opened legal matters.

  • Facilitate the emailing of electronic and non-electronic bills to clients as needed.

  • Collaborate with attorneys to assist in entering time entries into Coyote as needed. 

  • Work closely with the Accounting Specialist to facilitate posting of collections and accounts payable. 

  • Support the accounting team with ad hoc tasks and projects.

This list of responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be subject to change based on the needs of the firm.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a college degree with coursework in accounting or finance preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Experience with electronic billing websites, including opening new matters, adding timekeepers, verifying billing rates, and submitting invoices in LEDES format.

  • Previous experience in law firm billing, familiarity with client billing guidelines, exceptions, and rates.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Proficiency in Coyote Analytics or similar billing programs.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Life Insurance: We provide $25,000 coverage at no cost to the employee.

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance: Also provided at no cost to the employee.

  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans through United Health Care

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: with an annual discretionary match

  • HSA

  • Dependent Care FSA

  • Generous PTO allotment

  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Additional Supplemental insurances are also available

Job Type: Full-time / Fully Onsite

Equal Opportunity Employer: 

Degan, Blanchard & Nash (DBN) is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. DBN makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Degan, Blanchard & Nash (DBN) participates in E-Verify and Right to Work to confirm identity and employment eligibility.