Legal Billing Assistant - San Francisco, CA
Branch ID: 3277
Seeking a Legal Bill Analyst to join our team on an ongoing contract basis, with potential to convert over time. This person will be supporting a well-known, established company with headquarters in San Francisco. This company is known for its history and financial strength (including an A++ rating from A.M. Best). Training is provided as long as someone has a foundation in some legal payment processing / billing / invoicing (such as identifying duplicate charges, incorrect fees, etc.) and understands the differences between legal services.
We are looking for a Legal Bill Analyst in San Francisco. The Legal Bill Analyst reviews legal bills received by the Company to ensure the billed amount is appropriate and makes necessary adjustments before forwarding them for payment.
Screen for bills received in error that should have been sent to another company.
Distinguish between different categories of legal services, including services relating to the case in chief, special investigations, and recovery.
Review legal bills in accordance with the Company's rules relating to legal billing, including maximum fees, prohibited services, duplicate billing, and excessive charges.
Maintain good relations between the Company and law firms while protecting the Company's financial interest through the legal bill review process.
Ensure the data integrity of all information relating to legal billing in the legal bill review software application and the claims management software application.
Maintain the highest level of expertise on the Company's legal bill review rules and processes, the operation of the legal bill review software application, industry developments relating to legal services and billing, and developments in the legal profession that impact legal billing practices.
Participate as assigned in meetings and initiatives aimed at analyzing or improving legal and claims management practices.
Advise supervisor of significant issues or developments relating to legal billing and legal services.
Education and Experience: Paralegal certificate, Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; or at least three years of relevant experience and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in legal billing or legal bill review strongly preferred.
Language Ability: Able to read and interpret complex documents including legal bills, legal opinions, legal letters, legal briefs, claim notes, and claim data fields. Able to write clear, concise reports accurately conveying technical information. Able to write clear, effective correspondence legal billing issues. Able to effectively present information and respond to questions with managers, attorneys, law firm staff, claim professionals, and others.
Math Ability: Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Able to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Reasoning Ability: Able to define problems, collect information, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Able to quickly master proprietary and vended software applications including a legal bill review software application and a workers compensation claims management software application.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records
Training is provided as long as someone has a foundation in some legal payment processing / billing / invoicing (such as identifying duplicate charges, incorrect fees, etc.)
San Francisco, CA
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Legal Billing Assistant
City, State or Zip Code: San Francisco, CA
Position Type: Not Specified Position
Date Posted: 8/14/2018