Billing Assistant

Legal E
Washington D.C.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Sep 20, 2019
Sep 23, 2019
Accountant, Finance
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time


LOCATION: Washington, DC (metro-accessible)

Leading international law firm seeks a Billing Assistant to join their DC office and provide electronic and manual billing support.  The Billing Assistant will work closely with clients, attorneys, and the central Billing Department (New York) in the preparation of client billing.


  • Coordinating and maintaining billing portfolios for assigned Billing Attorneys
  • Reviewing time entries to ensure proper matter coding, billing rates, compliance with client and e-billing guidelines, and missing time
  • Preparing client bills, including preparing narrative description bills as well as detailed time/cost bills from Elite
  • Applying internal policies and procedures related to billing adjustments and other billing processes
  • Editing, transferring, and writing off time/costs as directed
  • Finalizing and processing bills in Elite Enterprise
  • Closing and balancing bill batches and logs
  • Handling billing inquiries, client accruals, and account analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of law firm billing experience highly preferred
  • Experience with various e-billing systems and vendor requirements
  • Proficiency in Elite Enterprise (3.6 or higher) or CMS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of FileMaker preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with senior management and partners
  • Ability to adapt to cyclical periods, peak workloads, and new assignments, and to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Must be flexible to work outside scheduled hours as required

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