New York NY

Senior Client Accounting Coordinator (NY)

CM Legal

Senior Client Accounting Coordinator

  • Handles multiple complex billing and client analysis projects.
  • Reviews outstanding balance reports and is proactive about trouble spots.
  • Prepares bills and internal forms including appropriate back-up required to process requests.
  • Implements Client Accounting procedures, processes and goals by coordinating work effort including timely preparation of client bills and follow-up on outstanding balances with secretarial and other Firm staff.
  • Understands and responds to inquiries and requests made by clients, attorneys, and support staff.
  • Provides relevant information, guidance and support to others in the Firm.
  • Ability to formulate strong work team relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Works with supervisor(s) to coordinate departmental workflow, provide solutions to problems and develop creative approaches to accomplishing departmental goals.
  • Communicates issues and escalates as needed.  
  • Identifies and communicates to supervisor training and coaching needs of department staff.
  • Trains, mentors and assists Client Accounting Assistants and Coordinators as needed.
  • Able to assume a leadership role when supervisor/manager is absent.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date files for each partner and/or client.
  • Actively seeks to enhance knowledge of all Client Accounting procedures and processes.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Aderant, Outlook, Excel, Word), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of five years legal billing work experience including account analysis related functions  

The overall well-being of the team is important to them. They offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life. 

  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k), and voluntary benefits.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities.

The starting base salary for this position is expected to be within the range listed under Salary Details.  Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other-job related factors, consistent with applicable law.
Salary Details
$105,000 – $120,000

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