Legal Billing Manager

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Location
New Orleans, Louisiana (US)
Salary
55,000 -65,0000
Posted
17 Jun 2024
Closes
17 Jul 2024
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

In the fast-paced realm of legal services, precision and efficiency are not just expected but essential. At Degan, Blanchard & Nash (DBN), we understand that every detail counts, especially when it comes to billing accuracy and timeliness. As the Legal Billing Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring that our clients receive invoices that not only reflect the services provided but also uphold our commitment to excellence. Join us in maintaining the gold standard of client service and operational excellence in the heart of our bustling firm.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness in billing processes for all clients.

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of attorneys and staff.

  • Consistently meet monthly deadlines throughout the billing cycle.

  • Generate monthly drafts and final bills for attorney review.

  • Process edits, time, and cost adjustments.

  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or billing issues.

  • Communicate with clients to resolve billing/collections issues.

  • Supply rate and billing information on newly-opened matters.

  • Promptly email non-electronic bills.

  • Collaborate closely with the Accounting Specialist.

  • Work with the Electronic Billing Specialist and assist in resolving any issues with rejected electronic bills.

  • Maintain guidelines on client information, attorney preferences, and bill formats.

  • Provide insight into monthly billing performance throughout the month, tracking key performance indicators.

  • Manage day-to-day billing and collections operations of the firm.

This role does not entail direct supervisory responsibilities. The listed responsibilities provide a framework rather than an exhaustive list of duties, reflecting the dynamic nature of the position.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in law firm billing is required.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Knowledge of Coyote Analytics is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with attorneys, staff, and clients at all levels.

  • Strong data entry skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.

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.