Billing Officer

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Corporate Services

Your Role

We're looking for a Billing Officer who will be responsible for managing the firm's assets through the efficient and timely conversion of work in progress (WIP) to revenue. You will be required to provide high quality billing support services to the finance and practice support teams.  In this role you will develop stakeholder management skills and a commercial mindset.

Our Team

As part of the Financial Services Department, the Working Capital Team is a dynamic and supportive team that works together collaboratively to deliver excellence. Responsible for the management of the Firms Working Capital, the team are required to ensure that billings, collections and receipting are delivered in an efficient and timely manner to meet with the Firms KPI's on a month to month basis. The team is dedicated, innovative and efficient. Its success is grounded in a friendly, fun, and respectful culture.

Our Billing Team plays an important role in delivering the firm's business excellence and profitability strategic goals. This position supports the Billing Team Leader and Credit Manager, and is responsible for efficiently driving all billing and working capital processes.

You'll will work in a close-knit and high-performing team of billing specialists, reporting to a Billing Team Leader/Credit Manager.  As a member of our Billing Team, you will work in a collaborative environment, working closely with many parts of the firm.  You will be challenged, supported and guided as you continue to learn and develop during your career at Allens. 

Your day

Your role as a Billing Officer will be varied but you'll ultimately be responsible for efficiently driving all billing and working capital processes.  You'll be a part of a team that supports the firm in maximising revenue.

Your clients

Our Billing Team is committed to providing exceptional client care and as a Billing Officer, you will have the opportunity to work across the firm.  You will provide high quality billing support to all Partners, Lawyers and Practice Assistants, adapting to the changing needs of the role and the business

Your career trajectory

Our Billing Team is looking for an Billing Officer who has the desire to learn and develop their career with us. We will support you on your journey and will give you access to our career framework when you join, providing a clear understanding of high performance at each career stage at Allens.

We also recognise that every employee's experience is different and at Allens, we know that successful and enjoyable careers come through your focus and commitment to being the best you can be, in an environment where you are supported and encouraged and have clarity on key processes and decisions. Our career deal is a key part in achieving this; our deal asks you to take the lead for your career, with us providing the coaching and support to help you meet your goals and aspirations.

What you'll bring

  • Past experience in a professional services environment preferable but not essential.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively within and across teams and offices, with a talent for building strong, consistent and happy working relationships with our tribe
  • A passion for meeting goals and targets
  • A willingness to go the extra mile to support, train and educate our internal clients
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and keep others focused on the 'target'
  • A desire to seek constant improvement and to be innovative
  • Intermediate to advanced excel preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using Expert and understanding of billing processes in a legal environment is preferred.
  • Mostly, a willingness to be part of a dynamic, supportive and caring team member

Work pattern

This is a full time opportunity for a Billing Officer. 

We support flexibility and will also be open to having a discussion with anyone interested in the role, who's looking for a flexible work pattern.

About Allens

Allens is a leading international law firm with a proud 200-year heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work.

From playing a pioneering role in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks in the Asia region, to acting on numerous 'firsts' across a range of industry and community issues, it is in our DNA to make a difference and help shape what our world looks like.

Through our alliance with Linklaters, we offer clients a global network of 40 offices in 28 locations. With Allens, you'll work at the cutting edge of the law on the most complex and innovative deals in the market. You'll work with lawyers and professionals at the top of their game who, like you, strive to get a little better every day. And you'll be supported to take your career wherever you want it to go.

What we'll offer

You will be an integral part of a high-performing, national team and have an opportunity to work with genuine market leaders. At Allens, we provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and access to people and leaders who can help you become the best you can be. You'll be given ongoing opportunities to get involved and to take your career all the way. 

You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including free gym membership, staff discounts with hundreds of suppliers and regular social and sporting activities. Allens also leads the profession in community investment, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.

Are you ready to begin?

We prefer to hear from you directly.

Please submit your resume via our on-line careers site addressed to Thomas Wigglesworth, Senior Resourcing Consultant, or contact Thomas for a confidential discussion on +61 449 539 834.

If this isn't the position for you, please tell your friends or colleagues about it.

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