Billing Specialist (Chicago)

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 1,400 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking a Billing Specialist to support our team in our Chicago office. 

The Position

We are seeking a Billing Specialist with 2+ years’ general accounting experience to support our Chicago office. Billing Specialist serve clients by providing administrative support to attorneys and staff. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy — in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.  

Essential Duties:

  • Generates and edits client pre-bills (BIM’s).
  • Ensures the accuracy and timely distribution of final bills.
  • Processes write-offs/write-downs and obtains proper approval when required.
  • Maintains the integrity of the billing system information.
  • Responds to individual attorney requests and questions regarding specific bills and/or the billing process.
  • Adheres to established billing cycle/cut-off dates.
  • Ensures compliance with Taft’s billing policies and procedures.


  • 2+ years general accounting or related experience.
  • Associate’s degree in accounting or business, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with specialized accounting/billing software strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time restraints.
  • Ability to respond to requests requiring analysis of client billing histories and other basic financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet applications including Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate and follow instructions effectively from attorneys and staff and provide information with courtesy and tact.
  • Strong numeric aptitude.
  • Ability to maintain cordial and productive work relationships.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Alycen Cummings,

Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.