17 days old

Billing Rate Analyst

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Code
    1902
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Rate Analyst.  This position may be located in the DC office or Tallahassee Operations Center.  The Analyst is responsible for assisting the Billing Rate Manager in analyzing and determining billing rates for the firm and ensuring the accuracy of the firm’s special rates tables. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting attorneys with rate specific projects and rate inquiries.
  • Assisting in preparing client rate specific lists and reports for client approval.
  • Supporting attorneys in client rate negotiations when fee arrangements need to be updated (typically on an annual basis).
  • Reviewing and approving fee arrangements and rates data for all new matters and compares to Accounting System for accuracy.
  • Contacting attorneys for necessary verification or correction to rates data on all new matters prior to approving.
  • Responding to requests for information, clarification and special analyses from billing attorneys and their clients.
  • Providing ad hoc reporting to attorneys, pricing team, billing team, business development and other sub groups of the firm to help analyze fee arrangements and supports budgeting and forecasting requests from clients.
  • Processing rate conversions (USD, GBP and EUR), and inputs into the Accounting System.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of legal billing and/or rates analysis at a law firm or professional services organization.
  • Proficiency in Excel and databases as well as Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to successfully perform tasks independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work within time deadlines while exhibiting a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material.
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and confident and clear communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-05

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