We offer competitive compensation and benefits in all of our offices. Our benefits package includes medical coverage, prescription drug coverage,
dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with firm contribution and match, paid parental leave, paid time off program, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account, family and medical leave, firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services, employee assistance program, and pre-tax transportation program
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 173856
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with more than 600 attorneys in 15 offices has an immediate opening for a Billing Specialist to join our Accounting and Financial Management Department. The Billing Specialist will be responsible for monthly client billing, ebilling, timely ebilling appeals, accruals, reporting, task code set up, internal write off approvals and month-end duties as needed.
Most important to this position is a client value orientation geared toward improving our clients’ billing experience. Regular duties will include Client Outside Counsel Guideline review, on-boarding client ebilling arrangements toward 100% compliance with established Alternative Fee Agreements (AFAs), including exception rate structures. The ability to assist with handling multiple projects with co-existing deadlines is required.
The Billing Specialist will also assist in recruiting new lawyers into the program and assisting with their transition to the program. They will need to be able to work with the client accounting system, as well as other applications that are used to process bills. This position can be full-time remote, (Monday – Friday) if located in Arizona, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota or Utah.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; must be able communicate professionally and courteously with attorneys, staff, vendors, and clients of the Firm while observing confidentiality of client and firm matters. Must be detail-oriented with good analytical and problem-solving skills and able to handle multiple demands, prioritize tasks and the pressure of meeting deadlines.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in high volume time and billing in a professional services environment or a combination of education and experience. Excellent math aptitude and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word, and comfortable with systems in general is required. Familiarity with Elite 3E is a plus, although not required; previous experience in a legal environment is preferred. Able to work overtime as needed to perform the essential functions of this position.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color and members of the LGBTQAI+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. In connection with this policy, we will require proof of vaccination. We believe this is the best way for us to fulfill our legal obligation to provide a safe workplace, which has been and continues to be a top priority as we manage the many challenges of the pandemic. If you have any questions regarding the firm’s vaccination policy, please contact our Human Resources Department at HRD@ballardspahr.com.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Ballard Spahr LLP, an AmLaw 100 law firm with more than 600 lawyers in 15 U.S. offices, serves clients across industry sectors in litigation, transactions, and regulatory compliance. We partner with clients—from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, governments, and non-profit organizations—to deliver the strategic counsel, powerful advocacy, and dynamic thinking that helps them overcome challenges, protect what’s important, and position for future success. The firm combines a comprehensive scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. And we are nationally recognized in the development and use of innovative technology to drive efficiency, transparency, and results. Please visit www.ballardspahr.com.