Billing Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Belfast Belfast
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Billing Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Belfast Belfast Jobs Details:
This is more than a Bill Processing Role. We are looking for a Billing Assistant (with progression to a Billing Coordinator role within 9 - 18 months) to join our highly-regarded Global IP team at Baker McKenzie Global Services, Belfast.
One of the functions of the IP Finance team is to manage the end to end billing process and to maximise the speed with which work in progress (WIP) is turned into bills for the IP (Intellectual Property) practice group. It consists of several teams with different roles and functions, working together globally in producing the final bill.
This is an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking individual with a quick learning curve.
The role will require working closely with billing coordinators, billing processors, ebilling teams and other global and practice group functions. You will need to know how to review WIP, understand and be able to bill amend and agree the content and format of draft and final bills to be forwarded to clients. We are a growing global function, with new clients on boarding from BM offices quickly. We need to on board the client, review the process from existing office and standardise in accordance with our centralized team.
Our clients are global names and client service is extremely important. We ensure quality of service to every client and the billing and pricing models are unique to each. You must have a strong capacity to challenge the norm and ensure that your client is getting the best delivery. This entails actively challenging and changing existing processes with a strong focus on lean six sigma and being able to problem solve.
We are looking for someone to join the team who has a very strong work ethic and a genuine interest in working for a law firm.
Relevant undergraduate degree (2:1 classification or above preferred)
A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a large Finance function, demonstrating finance skills and experience applicable to the role, preferably within the legal industry
Good numeracy and literacy skills and a minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent (including at least a Grade B in English and Maths). 3 A-Levels and a finance qualification are desirable.
Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Strong Excel skills
Project involvement, process and efficiency improvement experience
Personal & Technical Skills:
Committed to providing professional, responsive and effective services to remotely based Partners
Active team member who supports and engages with others
Shares knowledge and skills, and provides and accepts feedback
Excellent verbal and written communicator and confident in interaction with others, in particular senior executives. Listens and understands issues from all perspectives
Quick learner and able to problem-solve a must
A self-starter and is not reluctant to ask questions or suggest improvements
Delivers output in a professional and organised way with limited supervision
Can prioritise; able to work well under pressure and multi-task to meet targets and tight deadlines.
Committed to the continual development of processes and systems
Enthusiastic, pro-active and flexible approach
A great financial all rounder having worked in a range of finance teams or companies
Strong computer skills
Occasional international travel may be required.