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Global Client Account Services Intern

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Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Global Client Account Services Intern

Los Angeles, CA
  • Responsibilities

    About Latham & Watkins

    Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

    About the Role

    The Global Client Account Services Intern is an integral part of Latham’s Finance & Accounting team. This role will be responsible for maintaining and managing the master billing file for assigned practice offices at the firm, while r eviewing new client matters and validating Conflicts data for accuracy, completeness, and following-up on missing or incomplete data . This role will be located in our Global Services Office, located in downtown Los Angeles. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

    Responsibilities & Qualifications

    Other key responsibilities include:

    • Evaluating and inputting the appropriate billing and exception rates in to the 3E billing system
    • Coordinating with attorneys, legal secretaries, and accounting personnel regarding the receipt of required data, supporting documentation, and approvals in accordance with billing policies and procedures
    • Maintaining and managing client and matter accounts, billing files, and record archives
    • Maintaining the timely workflow of the new client matters; following-up with the practice offices to ensure all matter maintenance are accurately and timely processed
    • Verifying all client master set ups including billing rates and exception rate hierarchies; confirming client arrangements for special rate needs

    We’d love to hear from you if you:

    • Possess knowledge of basic accounting principles
    • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and accurately perform mathematical functions
    • Exhibit analytical skills needed to correctly comprehend and communicate data

    And have:

    • A High School diploma
    • A Bachelor's degree or coursework in Accounting, Business Administration or related field

    Benefits & Additional Information

    Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

    • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
    • A generous 401k plan
    • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
    • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
    • Professional Development programs
    • Employee discounts
    • And more!

    Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

    Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

    Latham & Watkins LLP will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO)​. Please click the link below to review the Ordinance.

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    Pay Range

    USD $20.00 - USD $30.00 /Hr.

  • Industry
    Legal Services
  • About Us

    Latham & Watkins, an international law firm, advises the businesses and institutions that power the global economy. Our professional staff and paralegals support our lawyers to provide high quality and impactful work for our clients and the world around us. At Latham & Watkins, you belong as you are.