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System Billing Assistant (1851)

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 System’s Billing Assistant, you’ll be working in the central support Billing Team. You’ll review system invoices for the Group and its subsidiaries, ensuring that all system generated invoices for the Group are processed in line with documented procedures and to agreed SLA’s.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Reviewing bill requests for accuracy & liaising with file handlers with queries/concerns
  • Reviewing & processing weekly & monthly billing reports along with any other ad hoc invoices
  • Assisting with all other areas of billing where necessary
  • Dealing with credit notes & any queries regarding these within service level agreement
  • Providing help & advice on billing procedures in a timely manner
  • Understanding the roles of colleagues in all areas of Financial Operations, recognising the end to end processing of transactions.
  • Dealing with, or referring queries in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that transactions are compliant with SRA Accounts Rules, VAT regulation, financial controls and firms policy.
What We're Looking For
  • General accounting or book keeping experience
  • Being able to work as part of a team, as well as working independently
  • Experience of working in an externally regulated environment
  • Being customer focused with excellent communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in your work

We’re proud of our values, and we’re looking for people who share them

  • To be pioneering with an imaginative outlook
  • To be approachable and caring
  • To be tenacious in the pursuit of our objectives
  • To be efficient in the provision of our services
  • To work with integrity

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

We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

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