Accounting Assistant – Billings (Edmonton Office)

Brownlee LLP is recruiting a highly motivated, proactive and enthusiastic team player to join our Edmonton Accounting Team as an Accounting Assistant (Billings).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with billing lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants and external clients, and responding to any queries regarding the billing process.
  • Preparing, printing and posting of bills in a timely manner, monthly quarterly or on request.
  • Uploading prepared invoices to various e-billing platforms and ensuring supporting documents are forwarded to clients.
  • Acting as monitor for specific clients and/or matters when Alternate Fee arrangements are in place; ensuring that special rates and discounts are applied to each invoice.
  • Responsible for initial collection inquiry with external clients. Escalating billing concerns/issues to billing lawyer for direction on next steps. When necessary, cancelling and re-issuing invoices or creating credit notes.
  • Responding to internal and external inquiries on all departmental processes and procedures.

Education / Experience:

  • Post-secondary education and/or diploma in accounting is required or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related experience, including client service, billing, collections and/or accounts receivable, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Familiarity/experience with Aderant or a similar accounting system would be an asset.
  • Strong time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, set schedules and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organization and teamwork skills.
  • Capacity to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with internal and external clients.
  • Flexibility to work overtime during peak billing periods.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality.

Our firm offers an attractive compensation package with competitive salaries, great benefits, a matching RSP plan, fitness reimbursement and has the reputation of a great place to work!

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to:

Brownlee LLP
2200 Commerce Place
10155 102nd Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4G8
Attn: Jodi Horb, Human Resources Manager

*Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.