Billing Operations Manager

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Venable LLP has an exciting opportunity for an experienced law firm billing professional. The Billing Operations Manager will manage operations of our Washington, DC billing department, ensuring high quality work that meets the needs of our billing attorneys and firm clients.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Supervising and directing the DC Office Billing Operations, including ensuring billing deadlines are met, resolving complex billing issues and processing bills and related billing transactions as needed
  • Reviewing office billing statistical reporting and working with attorneys to process their monthly billing inventory within firm guidelines
  • Identifying appropriate billing formats and submitting proposals for new billing formats 
  • Performing budget vs. actual analysis of fees billed, cash, billable hours, expenses and other key statistics for the office as needed; preparing executive summaries
  • Identifying and resolving issues relating to billing rates for clients/matters
  • Performing ongoing evaluation of billing policies and procedures and make recommendations for improvements; implementing approved changes in coordination with the Controller
  • Providing training and mentoring to assigned staff 

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of law firm billing experience, including 2 years of supervising staff
  • Computer aptitude; experience using current Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office applications and enterprise accounting system
  • A thorough understanding of bill processing including policies and procedures; including the ability to review, interpret and implement client billing guidelines
  • Legal billing experience with Aderant or Elite preferred 
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Aptitude for continuous improvement, efficiencies and automation
  • Ability to be a self-starter who can manage priorities, meet deadlines, and collaborate with other team members across the firm

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.