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Billing Administrator

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, is currently looking for a Billing Administrator to join the Finance department in the Toronto office. 

Reporting to the Manager, Billing, the Billing Administrator is responsible for the complete billing cycle from prebill generation to submission of bills into clients’ billing systems in accordance with Firm policies and procedures. The role provides exceptional billing support in a timely manner both to internal and external clients. 

 Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with partners and legal assistants to prepare client accounts in a timely manner by preparing reports, creating prebills on demand and assisting with regular billing and special billing requests
  • Reviewing all client accounts for accuracy and adherence to outside counsel guidelines
  • Uploading the Firm’s accounts into the client’s e-billing system and managing all issues related with the uploads
  • Assist with managing the monthly accrual process and uploading it to the client’s e-billing system, as required
  • Answering questions about the billing process, invoices, billing templates and billing issues
  • Analyzing monthly reports and contracts from lawyers regarding credits in WIP, unapplied matter credits, disbursements and aged WIP
  • Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing results necessary to meet or exceed the department’s overall objectives and improve processes and procedures



  • Post-secondary education in accounting or finance is required 
  • Minimum of three years of related billing experience is required
  • Experience in a law firm or professional services environment is an asset 


  • Client-service oriented, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tech-savvy with knowledge of e-billing formats and systems would be considered an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize projects, manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills 
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Flexible to work overtime when necessary
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with professional services billing system (i.e., Aderant, Elite) would be considered an asset
  • Problem-solving skills in order to correct invoice errors and discrepancies promptly to ensure that accounts are processed and presented to clients in a timely fashion
  • Ability to adapt to various clients’ e-billing systems
  • Ability to work in a high-volume and deadline-driven environment

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your application and include your cover letter and résumé directly to our application portal.

Blakes wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Who We Are

At Blakes, we care about our people. We are committed to providing exceptional experiences for not only our clients but also our employees. As a winner of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers awards, we understand the importance of fostering an inclusive workplace environment that brings out the best in each person. Our success as a firm starts with hiring and retaining top talent and then helping them succeed/thrive.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities and in respect of other protected grounds during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.