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Legal Billing Specialist

Deliveroo

Deliveroo

Legal
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

About the team

We are looking for a Legal Billing Specialist (Accounts Payable) to work with and support the Deliveroo legal team. The Deliveroo legal team is made up of 50+ lawyers (and non-lawyers!) globally, working with a very large number of external law firms, vendors and suppliers in many different markets. The Deliveroo legal team therefore receives, on a monthly basis, multiple invoices that need to be tracked , and our legal billing function manages these, amongst other, invoice processes, allowing the Deliveroo legal team to track spend and budget.

About the role

You will report to the Head of Legal Billing and work with them to ensure any administrative support required by the legal billing team is managed, building processes to handle the large number of invoices and queries received by the Deliveroo legal team from external law firms, vendors, and suppliers. The finance team is operating on a hybrid model and will need to be in the office three times a week.

What you'll do

  • Partner with the finance teams of all external law firms, vendors and suppliers that are engaged by the Deliveroo legal team about the full invoicing process

  • Work with the lawyers in the Deliveroo legal team, training them as to the required process to ensure this is as streamlined as possible.

  • Answer any queries received from the Deliveroo legal team or queries from external law firms, vendors or suppliers).

  • Work with the finance and procurement teams at Deliveroo to ensure efficient processes are established concerning legal billing and ensuring invoices are paid promptly.

  • Help with the opening of Purchase Orders (POs) required for each of our external law firms, vendors and suppliers, to ensure every invoice received has a PO number attributed to it to let settlement.

  • Help with any approval processes required as part of the invoice settling process.

Requirements

  • 3 years experience in the billing/AP or finance team of a large and scaling company.

  • Curiosity and hunger for learning and happy to “roll sleeves"up"

  • Excel in high pressure situations

  • Soft skills - the ability to develop relationships with members of the Deliveroo legal team and its external law firms, vendors and suppliers.

Why Deliveroo

Our mission is to be the definitive food company. We are transforming the way the world eats by making food more convenient and accessible. We give people the opportunity to eat what they want, as they want it, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.

Workplace & Benefits

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. Benefits differ by country, but we offer many benefits in areas including healthcare, well-being, parental leave, pensions, and generous annual leave allowances, including time off to support a charitable cause of your choice. Benefits are country-specific, please ask your recruiter for more information.

Diversity

At Deliveroo, we believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing businesses in a rapidly growing industry.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our hiring process. We recognise that some candidates may require adjustments to apply for a position or fairly participate in the interview process. If you require any adjustments, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will make every effort to provide the necessary adjustments to ensure you have an equitable opportunity to succeed.