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Revenue Operations Assistant

Job ID: 5467

Updated: Jan 29, 2021

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 Assistant will support the Associate Director Revenue Operations Manager specific to the Firmwide Shared Services functions of the Billing Services department. This role includes both financial system operational responsibilities, as well as supporting the Billing Services team, and will evolve based on financial system requirements and processes.

  • Review and maintain client/matter codes and information.
  • Review and process requests for corrections to time entries.
  • Modify and reconcile time error uploads, as required.
  • Assist with maintenance of timekeeper administration in the Firm’s time recording application.
  • Assist finance team in reconciliations and data integrity verifications in 3E.
  • Assist the Associate Director Revenue Operations as needed on various ad hoc projects.


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

Qualifications & Requirements

  • The Revenue Operations Assistant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems. Previous finance experience in a law firm of professional services company is preferable but not essential. Training will be provided to the extent required.  
  • The Revenue Operations Assistant is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service while producing a high quality work product. The ability to multitask and prioritize is essential.
  • The Revenue Operations Assistant must possess 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.  Additional requirements include outstanding customer service demeanor and flexibility for possible overtime hours. 
  • Experience with report writing tools, including SSRS 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
  • Electronic Billing Systems
  • SSRS Reporting

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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