Billing Manager

Kansas City, MO 64112

Job ID: Job-1333

Billing Manager




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


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.    

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