A New York international law firm with a focus in Latin American matters. In addition to their Latin American clients, they represent clients from over 35 countries as well as domestic clients. Their U.S. and foreign-trained attorneys specialize in international tax, cross-border estate planning and administration, wealth preservation and tax planning, domestic and commercial real estate and aviation.Responsibilities IncludePrepare system bills for certain clients which includes printing draft statements, transferring time, revising figures, executing text corrections, write-offs, and producing additional schedules as requested by client guidelines.Obtain back-up documentation required by client, such as copies of expense reports, third party bills, etc.Review detailed billing reports.Record changes in the financial system to relieve proper time and disbursement amounts, i.e. transfers, write-offs, etc.Verify that amounts to be recorded as billed are identical to amounts on the client statement.Review new and updated billing instructions from clients and ensure that adherence to the guidelines. Communicate and discuss new client requirements (e.g. task codes, billing formats, and special reporting needs) with Finance.Contact partner or secretary for clarification on unusual requests as needed.Complete processes required to update all bills including balancing to control totals.Assist in educating attorneys and secretaries in billing procedures.Respond to inquiries from firm personnelSet up and maintain client billing summary spreadsheetsTrack accounts receivables and coordinate collection efforts with partner(s) of delinquent accounts; coordinate collection efforts with partner and/or finance.Track matter budgets and ensure that billings are within the appropriate budget constraints.Respond to requests for ad hoc special projects.RequirementsBachelor s degree preferredProficient in MS OfficeExcellent organizational/multi-tasking skillsAbility to communicate professionally with lawyers, secretaries and clientsStrong communication skills, both written and verbal

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