Client Accounts Specialist II

Client Accounts Specialist II

DLA Piper | Atlanta, GA, 30309, US
Salary Range:$51,000 – $77,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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The DLA Piper Business Operations Center LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP, is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Client Accounts Specialist II, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Atlanta office.

Relocation is available in accordance with firm policy.

The Billing Department, in conjunction with the Legal Support Services team, provides a cohesive, full-cycle billing support solution to billing attorneys with complex domestic and international billing books.

Minimum Requirements:

+ High School Diploma

+ 3 years of direct billing or client account work for a law or professional services organization

+ Proficiency in Excel

+ Experience with accounting systems such as Elite Enterprise and/or Aderant

+ Proficient in e-billing applications such as eHub or Bill Blast

+ Accurate proofreader and have strong attention to detail

+ Ability to work independently and is able to take direction well

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with staff and timekeepers

+ Team-oriented and have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field

+ Billing experience in an international or global organization

What will your day look like?

You will work with a team of support specialists within both Legal Support Services and Accounting teams to provide effective, streamlined billing and client account services to attorneys of the firm. You will edit, proofread, finalize, and submit invoices to clients on a monthly billing cycle, research client billing data and provide detailed analysis to attorneys and support staff. You will work as part of a team to provide a cohesive, full-cycle billing support solution for each lawyer.

For US clients, you will perform a variety of duties to support the full billing cycle to include preparing, reviewing, and editing proformas, seeking requisite approvals for deferrals, write-offs, and time transfers. You will gather and submit accrual information based on client requirements, research and resolve electronic billing rejections, and maintain an accurate description of all client billing requirements which may also include guidelines established by the client's general counsel. You will update and track changes to the requirements as necessary. You will track and resolve tickets assigned by the Accounting Service Desk on a daily basis, finalize invoices and submit directly to the client (per policy) or provide to attorneys for transmission to the client (per approved exceptions to policy), and include other billing information as needed. You will submit finalized invoices electronically based on client requirements. You will also serve as a point of escalation to more junior Specialists.

Additionally, for global clients, you will manage global client account assignments and liaise with international attorney and/or finance counterparts to obtain accurate accrual and forecasting information for monthly client reporting. You will follow up frequently with international counterparts to ensure that engaged locations stay within budget and issue invoices timely. You will troubleshoot issues with finance counterparts as needed. You will track and resolve tickets assigned by the Accounting Service Desk on a daily basis. You will also generate global client LEDES files for electronic billing based on client requirements.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website ( .

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

**Job:** _Accounting_

**Organization:** _Accounting_

**Title:** _Client Accounts Specialist II_

**Location:** _Georgia-Atlanta_

**Requisition ID:** _22000733_