Legal Billing Client Account Specialist - New York City, NY

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 02-28-2018

Client Account Specialist - New York City, NY
The Finance & Accounting Department of a top-notch law firm has a Client Account Specialist opening in their New York office.
The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact,
diplomacy and effective negotiation skills. 

Will ensure proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for
assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys,
staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst;
reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets;
setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for
setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and
troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends
relating to realization.

• Bachelor ’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
• Minimum of three years of dedicated specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal
or professional services industry.
• Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis.
• Strong proficiency in Excel, Aderant and ARCS/Minisoft collection software.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
• Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
• Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
• Ability to manage time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
• Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
• Ability to work additional hours as needed.

To Apply: Please email your resume for immediate consideration to:

Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
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