Kansas City, MO 64112
Kansas City, MO area
Interviewing in the next two weeks
Excellent opportunity for a Billing Manager in a rapidly growing professional services organization headquartered in Kansas City, MO. This position reports to the Director of Billing Operations. This position will supervise Billing Coordinators' and Senior Billing Coordinators'.
Effectively oversee and manage all time and billing processes (in accordance with firm policy and practice), including among others:
Generating pre-bills and client invoices (in printed and electronic form);
Responding to client and attorney inquiries in a professional, timely manner;
Applying unapplied cash and trust monies in a timely manner;
Managing month-end and year-end processes; and
Following established discount and hold approval protocols.
Effectively lead and manage related staff, including assigning and monitoring workloads, arranging for coverage or assistance as needed, recommending training and development, and preparing performance evaluations.
Ensure client and billing attorney documentation is consistently and continuously updated.
Work with your staff and attorneys to improve their knowledge and use of firm provided tools.
Consistently and effectively perform accounts payable and/or cash receipts responsibilities in accordance with established policies and practices.
Work effectively with all Finance & Accounting (F&A) functions to deliver high quality, accurate, timely, seamless service to attorneys and clients, in accordance with established firm policies.
Maintain high levels of customer service and responsiveness for attorneys, clients, vendors and staff.
Consistently identify and recommend improvements, streamlining and best practices for all related functions, processes, deliverables and policies.
Exercise appropriate discretion and independent judgment in the execution of the above duties.
A minimum of seven to ten years of billing experience and three years of management experience with a law firm or comparable experience in a corporate legal billing department.
Experience with Elite is preferred.
Demonstrated leadership experience, which includes, strategic, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Strong organizational skills, including establishing priorities, planning and structuring project deliverables and problem solving.
Proven ability to lead others, build effective teams and coach for success.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including effective listening, presentation and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated sound judgment and ability to make effective, timely decisions.
Ability to utilize strong organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
Highly motivated with ability to drive results and work on multiple projects with minimal supervision.
Ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities and time pressures.
Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Travel less than 10 percent as required.
Bachelor's degree required.
Law firm or professional services experience preferred
Bell & Associates, Inc. Was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America - https://www.Forbes.Com/best-professional-recruiting-firms/list/6/#tab: overall
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Bell & Associates, Inc. Is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management. We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.