Senior Billing Manager

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Wilson Sonsini is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm has approximately 1,200 attorneys in 19 offices: 14 in the U.S., three in China, and two in Europe. Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial spirit allow our staff exceptional opportunities for professional achievement and career growth.

The Finance Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energic Senior Billing Manager. This position will manage firm-wide billing support and workflows.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Firm wide point of contact for billing set up, configuration and support requests.
  • Conduct training for new hires on Expert Billing and Paperless Prebill.
  • Conduct ongoing training and support for Paperless Prebill to EAs, members, and reviewing attorneys.
  • Manage billing monthly workflow including timely prebill processing by finance team, follow up with members and departments on late prebills, and responsible for completion of all monthly billing activities by monthly close.
  • Ensure accuracy and maintenance of matter billing schedules (monthly, milestone, end of project, etc.).
  • Reduce aged WIP in line with firm financial policies.
  • Initiate monthly prebill generation and prompt distribution of prebills to reviewers and members.
  • Management of complex billing set ups, including split billing, weekly retainer billing, task and activity codes, matter plans, fixed fees, subscription billing, group billing, consolidated billing, Onboard split billing in Entity Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by billing director.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of billing management experience at a law firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience with the billing, collections, and eBilling functions of a law firm.
  • Experience with Expert Billing, Expert Paperless Billing, Aderant and BillBlast strongly preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong service-oriented skills including excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and group session facilitation.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

The primary location for this job posting is in San Francisco, but other locations are also listed. The actual base pay offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to the selected candidate’s qualifications, years of relevant experience, level of education, professional certifications and licenses, and work location. The anticipated pay range for this position is as follows:

San Francisco and Silicon Valley: $131,750 – $178,250 per year

Austin, Boston, Boulder, District of Columbia, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Seattle, and Wilmington: $119,000 – $161,000 per year

Salt Lake City and all other locations: $105,400 – $142,600 per year

The compensation for this position may include overtime and a discretionary year-end merit bonus based on performance. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Benefits information can be found here. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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