Billing Coordinator

Finance

Job Reference

220001DH

Function

Finance

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Milan, Italy

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY
 
We are recruiting a talented junior Billing Coordinator, within our Finance team in our Milan office. 
 
The billing coordinator is an administrative position and you will have the opportunity to support the team with regards to the opening clients matters, collaborating for the debt collection lifecycle process. 
 
Our Offer
 
Great opportunity to working collaboratively with the Billing and Finance team, to deliver and provide exceptional administrative support. Apply now and start your journey with the law firm that’s redefining the possible. 
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adding value by taking a proactive approach to tasks and anticipating potential problems before they arise
  • Supporting the matter opening process following the steps regulated by the procedures, in efficiently and effectively way
  • Ensuring accurate and timely use of our finance management system to facilitate matter opening, maintenance, closure and archiving
  • Generating accurate billing reports, standard invoices, disbursements, credit notes, highlighting outstanding amounts to be billed in a timely manner
  • Supporting the Stakeholders in analysis for Project Collection purposes and coordinates for actions to be taken
  • Responding appropriately to Stakeholders requests 
  • Managing accounts payable (invoices), expenses and disbursements
  • Recording time for fee-earners when required 
  • Understanding DLA Piper document management processes (iManage)

ABOUT YOU

  • Good English and Italian communication (written and oral) skills
  • Good MS office skills (Excel and Word in particular)
  • Attention to details
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proactive approach and can-do attitude 
  • Very good self-organization and target orientation skills 

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players, investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.