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Senior Revenue Operations Coordinator

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Job ID: 6867

Updated: Sep 28, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Category: Finance/Accounting


About Kirkland & Ellis

At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.

As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.

Essential Job Functions

The Revenue Operations Senior Coordinator will support the Associate Director Revenue Operations on responsibilities specific to the Firmwide Revenue Shared Services function. This role is focused on various needs spanning the entire Billing organization and includes tracking time compliance, managing matter updates, and broadly ensuring the integrity of the Billing system data.

Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

  • Mentor and oversee Revenue Operations staff.
  • Track and report time compliance across Firm. 
  • Manage time entry correction requests.
  • Prepare and report on reconciliations between time and billing systems to ensure the validity and completeness of all time data.
  • Perform timekeeper administration in the Firm’s time recording application.
  • Review and maintain Client/matter codes and information within the financial system.
  • Assist the Associate Director Revenue Operations and Supervisor of Revenue Operations as needed on various ad hoc projects including troubleshooting Billing issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • The Revenue Operations Senior Coordinator will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems.
  • 3-5 years of finance experience is required; law firm of professional services company is preferable but not essential. Training will be provided to the extent required.  
  • Perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior customer service while producing a high quality work product.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize is essential; flexibility for possible overtime hours.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills in order to work effectively within a team environment, as well as independently.  The ability to adapt to new assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced, highly demanding environment is required. 
  • Experience with report writing tools, including SSRS, or SQL is beneficial. Strong analytical and technical skills are necessary.
  • Opportunities to expand responsibilities and progress within the Finance function are available for individuals based on strong performance and the desire to grow.


  • MS Office with emphasis on strong Word and Excel skills
  • Elite 3E
  • Time Entry software (Carpe Diem, Intapp Time)
  • SSRS Reporting

Work Environment: 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

How to Apply

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