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PI and Multi Matter Billing Team Leader (1820)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Your Role

As a Team Leader of the PI Billing Team, you’ll support the IM Group in a central function for specialist billing. Dealing with queries for complex matters & billing procedures. You’ll supervise the activities of the PI & Multi-Matter Billing team to ensure an excellent level of service is provided to our internal clients, and all activities are in line with SRA Accounts Rules, firm’s policy and agreed Service Level Agreements

What You'll Be Doing
  • Supervise the team and supervise performance to ensure that the following tasks and team resource are managed to meet SLA’s, internal policies and procedures
  • Reconciling Personal Injury matters & identifying financial balances so that files may be brought to a nil balance & then closed.
  • Performance and Absence Management for the PI & Multi-Matter Billing Team to maintain adequate resource to meet business needs.
  • Deal with any invoice claims made to the Legal Aid along with the weekly statements
  • Review case management data & reconcile to finance system
  • Handling queries / concerns
  • Liaising with Internal clients
  • Balancing all weekly statements to make sure the correct offset is done, with attention to detail given to any transfer of client funds.
  • Reviewing all interim & final claims on a daily basis
  • Deal with any invoice claims made to the Legal Aid along with the weekly statements
  • Taking responsibility for online Legal Aid portal

What We’re Looking For 

  • Ideally, you may have some knowledge of working in a legal finance department and legal accounts ledger, as well as an understanding of Solicitors Accounts Rules, but this isn’t essential.
  • General Accounting / Book keeping knoweldge.
  • Demonstrable customer focussed attention to service delivery
  • Experience of supervising or managing a team.
  • Experience of continuous efficiency improvements, including identifying processing improvements

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive your application.

What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT

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