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Client Accounting Coordinator

Addison Group New York, NY

  • Posted: 1 day ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Job Code: #493242
Title: Client Accounting Coordinator
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job Location: New York NY

Job Description:

Midtown lawfim seeks the best and brightest talent to join our Administrative Staff team.  The environment embraces and encourages positive-minded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist our attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.

Job Description

Work with the Sr. Manager, Client Accounting to ensure compliance with the Firm financial guidelines on new matters. Work with Financial Systems and Billing departments to ensure that all billing rates, structure and discounts are in accordance with fee agreements.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential Functions:

  • Review outside counsel guidelines to summarize financial portion
  • Obtain appropriate approval of discounts/cost exceptions
  • Implement discount/cost exceptions pertaining to OCG in financial system
  • Document status of OCG for department use
  • Load rates for new timekeepers in accounting software
  • Follow up and confirm rate changes in relation to timekeeper effective date changes
  • Assist and serve as backup for compiling monthly write off report
  • Ensure that proper approvals were obtained according to firm write off policy prior to posting invoices and report any non-compliance to Finance Director
  • Finalize and send report to Accounting group for inclusion with monthly financial package to management committee
  • Maintain, update, distribute, and assist in analysis of client/matter discount policy
  • Maintain and update client/matter discount agreement notes in financial system to match discount policy
  • Act as an additional resource for international and regional billing group
  • Support billing staff with financial system and test accounting software in preparation of upgrades
  • Any additional responsibilities as required by management.

Knowledge Skills and Ability:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and follow up on problem areas.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • 4+ years law firm billing experience
  • Elite 3E software knowledge a plus

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent education and work experience
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Company Description
The Addison Group is a leading staffing firm based in Chicago, IL that specializes in connecting opportunities and candidates in Administration & HR, Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Founded in 1999, Addison Group has now established a coast to coast presence, with 22 offices nationwide: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (HQ), Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reston, Rockville, San Antonio, San Francisco, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, DC.

Named a “Top 50” Fastest Growing Company, Addison Group continues to achieve success and growth while fostering a competitive yet team-oriented environment. Addison Group is an Inavero’s Best of Staffing winner for the past six years. Addison Group is focused on organic growth—each year we promote people from within to open new branches and lines of business. Addison Group is a team-oriented work environment with a work hard/play hard atmosphere—Addison has been recognized by many publications as one of the top best places to work for the past five years. Visit our website to learn more: addisongroup.com

Addison Group

The Addison Group is a leading staffing firm based in Chicago, IL that specializes in connecting opportunities and candidates in Administration & HR, Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Founded in 1999, Addison Group has now established a coast to coast presence, with 22 offices nationwide: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (HQ), Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reston, Rockville, San Antonio, San Francisco, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, DC. Named a “Top 50” Fastest Growing Company, Addison Group continues to achieve success and growth while fostering a competitive yet team-oriented environment. Addison Group is an Inavero’s Best of Staffing winner for the past six years. Addison Group is focused on organic growth—each year we promote people from within to open new branches and lines of business. Addison Group is a team-oriented work environment with a work hard/play hard atmosphere—Addison has been recognized by many publications as one of the top best places to work for the past five years. Visit our website to learn more: addisongroup.com

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