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20000364 Requisition #
Our busy Billings Team is looking for a number of Billings Administrators to join a central finance resource supporting partners in dealing with pre/post-billing related administrative activities.  Liaising with other finance teams to ensure the accurate and timely drafting and preparation of bills.

About the role

Consistently deliver high quality services on time, with a focus on responsiveness, organisation, efficiency and helpfulness.
Assist in identifying and implementing ways to develop and deliver improvements to the service provided.
Core Position Expectations:
•    Requesting Ad-hoc proforma requests
•    Printing proformas as directed
•    Input billing guide amendments to the pre-billing system in line with the client’s requirements
•    Review time narratives for accuracy of recording, identifying and correcting typos etc.
•    Forwarding billing guides to alternative reviewers and editors as required in the pre-bill system
•    Dealing with volume billing guide edits
•    Liaising with the Working Capital Support team to assist in the resolution of queries 
•    Preparation of narratives and breakdowns as required
•    Printing generated bills for Partner review prior to dispatch
•    Facilitating the dispatch of bills to clients in line with the client’s requirements where necessary
•    Liaising with the e-billing team to provide billing guidelines and portal requirements
•    Requesting Credit Notes and re-issue instructions via workflow 

About you

Promote a culture of mutual understanding through effective communication with our clients.
•    Works to given timeframes and anticipates likely workflows
•    Consistently produces accurate work, exceptional attention to detail
•    Good written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate at all levels, confident, professional telephone manner
•    Willing to do routine tasks 
•    Self-motivated, proactive and ability to prioritise and manage own workload
•    Able to use initiative, but also work well within a team 
•    Proficient in MS Excel and Word
•    Responsible for managing own development and willing to learn
•    Analytical skills to resolve queries
•    Shows flexibility in approach
•    Experience in a partnership or professional services environment with a finance background.

About us

CMS is an international law firm with leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond. We create sustainable and rewarding futures for our clients, our people and our communities.

Ranked as the world’s 5th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in over 40 countries from 70+ offices worldwide.

CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to our employees! Benefits include but are not limited to the following:

- 25 days annual leave

- Flexible working opportunities 

- Flexible holiday purchase

- Private Medical Health Insurance

- Pensions package

- Health & wellbeing incentives

- Cycle to work scheme 

- Individual office perks
Equal opportunities 
CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect.  To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).  Click here to see our Equal Opportunities statement.
All job applicants will be treated fairly and judged solely on their merits. If you have a disability which is likely to affect you adversely within the application process, please let us know (as soon as you feel comfortable to do so) so that we can consider whether we can make any adjustments to the process that will allow you to be considered fairly for the role.

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Esther Caines, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at Esther.Caines@cms-cmno.com.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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