Description

Location:  Belfast

Workplace:  Hybrid

The Senior Billing Manager will lead all aspects of billing activities supported by the Service Center; interface with other quote-to-cash leaders to ensure that agreed service levels are met; develop and maintain positive working relations with attorneys, business services professional and client personnel; and suggest process improvements and provide reports to the senior leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day production and delivery of the Firm's invoicing to clients
  • Manage billing teams providing direct support to in-market personnel and client teams
  • Measure performance against agreed KPIs and work with center leadership and the Global Process Owner - Quote-to-Cash to ensure that those service levels are met
  • Ensure compliance to established processes and escalate deviations for resolution
  • Interface with Firm stakeholders and clients to resolve specific issues, enhance operations or implement new standards and processes
  • Identify opportunities to enhance and improve processes in coordination with quote-to-cash leadership
  • Maximize collaboration opportunities with other business services leaders by develop and leveraging relationships with those leaders
  • Manage recruiting, on-boarding and ongoing training for team members
  • Lead the team by being a role model, identify opportunities allowing for employee growth and assist the team in achieving all goals
  • Drive performance excellence with effective communication, performance management and employee recognition

Experience Required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, commerce, finance, liberal arts, or related courses
  • Good experience in a billing role
  • General understanding of accounting or finance principles as well as the specific law firm or professional service accounting structure, environment and requirements
  • Keen attention to details and effective organizational skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Must be confident to escalate and ask questions, especially when being asked to deviate from standard processes
  • Knowledge and experience of financial systems (SAP preferred) but not required
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced ever-changing work environment and successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands, including learning new skills when required
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction, follow up on own initiative