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Humana Legal Assistant/Billing Specialist in Topeka, Kansas

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

We are seeking a highly organized Legal Assistant who will be responsible for a variety of law-related tasks such as research, drafting legal documents and other related duties and manage our billing process. As a specialist in billing, you'll manage everyday transactions for the department such as reviewing reports related to the law department billing system and interaction with the corporate financial payment system, request and track legal settlement check/wire requests and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of payment and spend data, resolving billing issues, and maintaining accurate records. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What you'll do:

  • Manage the daily oversight of the law department billing system and interaction with the corporate financial payment system

  • Respond to law firm and legal service provider inquiries regarding billing and payment

  • Resolving billing issues, such as discrepancies or disputes, by communicating with law firms and legal service providers and other key stakeholders

  • Pull and create accurate payment and spend records and reports

  • Request and manage timely issuance of settlement checks and wires

  • Assist with other accounting and finance functions as needed

  • Collaborate with Finance and other departments to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, settlement checks/wires, reporting and analysis

  • Maintain and answer questions related to law department billing guidelines, prompt pay. volume discounts and other negotiated payment arrangements

  • Law firm and legal service provider vendor set-up in the law department billing system and corporate financial system

  • Track and manage legal subscriptions

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in billing, accounting or related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel skills including ability to create pivot tables and summarizing data

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word and PowerPoint

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • An aptitude for customer service

  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills

  • Comfortable dealing with numbers and the processing of financial information

  • Experience with CounselLink or Oracle

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$51,800 - $71,200 per year

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.