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E-Billing Coordinator

Job ID: 6654

Updated: Jun 23, 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 e-Billing Coordinator will support the Revenue Operations Manager and E-Billing Manager as it relates to the Firm’s e-Billing processes.  

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

  • Responsible for general ebilling tasks, including:
    • Proactively seek and identify enhancements to the e-billing process
    • Maintain documentation of existing processes
    • Provide training, as necessary, to impacted parties
    • Communicate e-billing guidelines and updates to appropriate personnel
  • Administration of eBillingHub:
    • Setup and maintenance of clients in eBillingHub
    • Review and resolve rejected invoices and address causes of rejections
    • Maintenance of client specific formatting
    • Creation of new templates in eBillingHub
  • Ongoing maintenance of e-billing vendor sites, including:
    • Upload timekeeper rates according to the Firm’s rate change schedule
    • Submit accruals, budgets and forecasts to clients
    • Address any special requests from clients.
  • Other functions as required, including:
    • Manually editing LEDES files when necessary
    • Ad hoc reporting

Qualifications & Requirements

  • The E-Billing Coordinator will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems, or previous e-Billing experience in a law firm or professional services company is preferable but not essential
  • At least three years of professional services billing experience, in addition to at least one year of relevant e-billing experience is required.
  • The E-Billing Coordinator 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 E-Billing Coordinator 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. 


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

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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Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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