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Revenue Operations Coordinator

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Job ID: 6876

Updated: Oct 6, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Category: Finance/Accounting


About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

The Revenue Operations Coordinator will support the Revenue Operations Manager as it relates to the Firm’s e-Billing , third-party data analytics (e.g. Apperio \ Bodhala) and third-party electronic payment (eg., Arriba, Coupa) processes.

This position works across the finance team in a new and growing function.  By helping streamline and improve processes in this area, the candidate will have a direct and outsized impact on the success of our Revenue team and Partners.    

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

  • Assist in coordinating third-party data analytics firms and electronic payment suppliers, including:
  • Compiling and analyzing WIP data for use in determining information for submission
  • Researching and compiling appropriate data to identify matters for submission
  • Working with attorneys and billers to obtain submission approval, including providing additional information as requested
  • Uploading invoices to third-party payment suppliers
  • Continual identification of process improvement opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with e-Billing team, including: 
  • Analyzing complex client billing arrangements to determine billing requirements as it relates to e-billing
  • Identifying new e-billing matters and work with billers to ensure proper set-up prior to billing
  • Identify new timekeepers on clients and/or matters and submit rates to appropriate e-billing sites
  • Identifying rejected invoices and updating statuses in eBillingHub
  • Coordinating accrual processes
  • Special projects as needed

Qualifications & Requirements

  • The Revenue Operations Coordinator will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems
  • Previous e-Billing experience in a law firm or professional services company is preferable but not essential
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills, such as vlookup and pivot tables, are required
  • Commitment to providing superior service while producing a high-quality work product
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize is essential
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills in order to work effectively within a team environment, as well as independently 
  • Ability to work possible overtime hours


  • MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills
  • Elite 3E
  • Electronic Billing Systems


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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Equal Employment Opportunity

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Talemetry Abbreviated Job Desc

The Revenue Operations Coordinator will support the Revenue Operations Manager as it relates to the Firm’s e-Billing , third-party data analytics (e.g. Apperio \ Bodhala) and third-party electronic payment (eg., Arriba, Coupa) processes.