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E-Billing Assistant

at Davis Wright Tremaine

Posted: 9/11/2020
Job Reference #: o0Ntdfwd

Job Description


Start your career in accounting and client services

Our E-Billing Assistants are business partners to our attorneys and are integral to client relationships – they translate and communicate the value of the billable hour to our clients through accurate processing of client invoices, maintaining work-in-progress records, monitoring time entry deadlines, editing invoices, and other tasks as assigned.

This position is responsible for providing assistance to the E-Billing Team, including monthly reporting of client WIP accruals, researching outstanding e-bill items, and other tasks as assigned.

If you are looking to start a career in a well-established law firm, we want to hear from you.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth, community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Accurate and timely reporting of monthly client accruals, while working with legal staff and attorneys to formulate estimates for fees and costs not yet incurred
  • Use of Thomson Reuters eBILLINGHUB and Aderant Expert applications to research outstanding e-bill items, and to work in collaboration with other finance department teams to rectify pending or rejected invoices
  • Assist E-Billing Specialists with e-bill submissions, as needed
  • Provide out-of-office and overflow coverage for E-Billing Specialists
  • Respond to general staff and attorney inquiries and provide ad hoc data when requested
  • Assist with accounting projects, as needed, to promote best practices
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; adhere to schedule by being timely on breaks, lunches and meetings

Join us if you have:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to build effective relationships with all levels of staff and attorneys
  • Excellent customer service
  • An ability to problem-solve
  • A high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and quality control
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to heavy workloads and new assignments in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to work overtime as needed

A background in billing or accounting is helpful, but we’re willing to train motivated, entry-level candidates who have exemplary customer service and polished communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required. Candidates with non-traditional backgrounds who have transferable skills to succeed are encouraged to apply.

Who We Are

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with six offices nationwide. We deliver value that includes not just best-in-class legal service but also business insight, user-friendliness and flawless support.

What’s in it For You?

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.


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