The Billing Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the Billing Team, including maintenance of work-in-progress records, creating and editing client invoices, and other tasks as assigned.


At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.


On a typical day you will:

  • Use Aderant Expert Billing to process prebills and generate invoices in compliance with attorney instructions and client guidelines
  • Provide out-of-office and overflow coverage for Billing Specialists
  • Work in collaboration with electronic billing department, Rate Administrator, and other Finance teams to ensure invoices are processed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Respond to attorney inquiries regarding work-in-progress records and general billing requests
  • Maintain work-in-progress records and update upon request
  • Assist with accounting projects, as needed, to promote best practices
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; adhere to schedule by being timely on breaks, lunches and meetings

Join us if you have:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in a professional office environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree preferred (Finance or Accounting degree a plus)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to build effective relationships with all levels of staff and attorneys
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and quality control
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to heavy workloads and new assignments in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work overtime as needed


A background in billing or accounting is helpful, but we’re willing to train motivated, entry-level candidates who have exemplary customer service and polished communication skills.  Candidates with non-traditional backgrounds who have transferable skills to succeed are encouraged to apply.  


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