Legal Billing Analyst

Type: Contract to Hire (Full-Time)

Contract Duration: 3 to 4 Months

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 35 to 40 work hours per week

Location: Roslyn, NY (100% in-office position)

Pay Range: $40 to $45 per hour

Overview: The Legal Billing Analyst will perform detailed audits of law firm and litigation support vendor invoices and assist in analysis and dispute resolution relating to the payment of legal fees. The preferred candidate for this position will have billing experience in a law firm and/or experience analyzing bills at an insurance company. Paralegals are preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze all monthly legal bills from assigned law firms, both hard copy and electronic, for compliance with Claims Department policy for the legal handling of claim files and legal billing guidelines
  • Ensure that all hard copies from law firms are received and obtain any missing information from law firms, if necessary
  • Maintain department standard turnaround time in processing invoices
  • Prepare electronic check requisition for Finance by reconciling payment amount per case with adjustment report and hard copy/electronic invoice sent by law firm
  • Communicate as needed with law firms to resolve all billing questions
  • Identify billing practices that may require detailed auditing over greater periods of time
  • Review claim files as necessary in conjunction with legal/vendor invoice auditing
  • Collaborate with Claims staff on the review of legal and vendor invoices received from defense counsel
  • Conduct billing audit within specified time frames to maintain timely payment of vendor fees
  • Assist with data entry and statistical analysis projects as necessary
  • Apprise Supervisor of potential problems or difficulties in a timely manner
  • Be able to prepare and communicate reports to management as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate Program and/or 2 years of equivalent work experience required
  • Good working knowledge of Windows based programs
  • Ability to learn and use a web-based Litigation Cost Management System as well as other interrelated databases and programs
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner
  • Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to function in a professional office environment and utilize standard office equipment

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