Legal Bill Review Program Auditor

Citi

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  • Review external legal services invoices/bills payable by Citi to identify fees or costs that are non-compliant with Citi policies or billing guidelines, or do not meet overall expectations for accuracy, completeness, clarity and reasonableness
  • Understand the nature and composition of legal and professional services work, job tasks, fees and billing approaches to apply subjective analysis following system validation
  • Continuously assess and organize daily workflow of auditable invoices to focus on those with the most potential for highest achievable reduction of fees
  • Document, justify and present recommended bill reductions on an invoice-by-invoice basis to Citi lawyers or other stakeholders for their approval prior to making invoice adjustments
  • Escalate appeals to proposed bill reductions to the LBR Program appeals process leader for resolution prior to making invoice adjustments
  • Collaborate with auditing colleagues and Program leaders in multiple regions to ensure auditing is conducted in line with Program goals, a shared auditing methodology and a common global process
  • Maintain quantified reports of completed auditing activity, invoice volumes, reductions recommended to management on a regular basis

  • At least 4-6 years of experience as a financial auditor, bill review specialist, expense management or financial quality assurance practitioner focused on professional services in the legal or financial services industry
  • Knowledge and experience reviewing or auditing legal services billings at a detailed, micro-level
  • Experience in producing basic reports or reporting packages displaying auditing metrics
  • Excellent detail-orientation, superior time management skills and capability to handle multiple invoice reviews simultaneously
  • Experience with and previous exposure to common financial accounting functions, practices and systems within the US, UK
  • Experience in law firm operations or banking legal operations or finance a plus
  • LLB or Bachelors Degree required, advanced degree (JD, MBA) desirable
  • An ability to work independently and collaborate with people across cultures at a senior level using sound judgment, and with an understanding of how to operate effectively across diverse legal practices and businesses
  • Good written and verbal communication and analytical skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken, comprehensive English is required

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