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Job Title E-Billing Analyst
Location Glasgow

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit www.ashurst.com

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Department / Role Overview

This role is part of our e-billing team based in Glasgow. The e-billing team are responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of all billing and e-billing for local offices. The e-billing team analyse and resolve outstanding issues relating to unprocessed or rejected invoices. The e-Billing Analyst role is responsible for supporting invoice processing via the e- billing hub, issue resolution and vendor relationships in providing e-billing LEDES file solutions.

Main Responsibilites

Core Responsibilities

  • A point of contact for the firm's global e-billing process, liaising with the key stakeholders from business development, financial systems, billing, credit control and the firm's partners to ensure that all e-billing processes are accurate and robust.
  • Communicate internally and externally as required to progress e-billing client management.
  • Maintain detailed vendor and timekeeper information in all e-billing systems
  • Ensure updates are regularly performed so that invoices are not rejected due to incorrect timekeeper information.
  • Analysis of time and costs in relation to the client billing guidelines and feedback non-compliance to fee earner teams.
  • Capture and communication of Outside Counsel Guidelines that formally communicate matter management and billing requirements.
  • Support the processing of bills for our e-billing clients ensuring all client requirements are being met.
  • Assist with the uploading, monitoring and tracking of e-bills, ensuring that these are submitted before any deadlines.
  • Working with the credit management team and partners investigate any invoice rejections to ensure timely resubmission within the e-billing systems.
  • Liaise with e-billing vendors to resolve any systems issues and ensure that client specific requirements are implemented correctly.
  • Assist with the maintenance of e-billing invoices tracker, KPIs and SLAs
  • Understanding billing guidelines and ensuring invoice upload deadlines are met

Rate Management

  • Regular communication with rates team to ensure any new client rates have been uploaded into 3E correctly.
  • Ensure that fee arrangements are correctly processed in third party e-billing systems, and reconcile to 3E.

Risk and Control

  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience of working within a finance function, working in a professional services environment would be preferable.
  • An understanding of billing processes in a large international organisation.
  • Knowledge of e-billing file formats (LEDES), UTBMS codes and e-billing file delivery desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of e-billing systems including TyMetrix. Passport, Collaborati, Counsel Link and others, desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Good numeric, analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Team player, able to juggle multiple deadlines with excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience in process improvement and process controls.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Basic VAT knowledge would be an advantage


Additional Documents
Job Description

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