Accounts Receivable – Collections Specialist
This multi-practice national law firm with over 50 lawyers seeks an Accounts Receivable / Collections Specialist with a minimum of 2 years of prior law firm experience to join their busy accounting department in Boston.
This position will be partially remote with 2-3 days a week onsite in a COVID safe environment following all COVID safety protocols.
You will have responsibility for executing A/R / collections for a group of professional billers. To be successful, you must be service-oriented and have the ability to work efficiently with companies, including frequent and ongoing contact with firm attorneys, staff, and clients. You must be technologically savvy with the ability to learn and adapt to new systems quickly. The ability to be hands-on and implement collections policies and procedures to maximize collections. This position reports to the Controller.
You will manage collections activity for a group of professional attorneys. Assist attorneys and firm management with collections, including contacting clients about outstanding receivables, sending reminder statements and copies of past invoices to clients, tracking promises to pay and payment plans, and notifying attorneys of past due balances that require additional follow-up. Work closely with attorneys and firm management to determine the best course of action for all outstanding receivables. Handle daily collections activity/client contact via e-mail and phone. Research and help resolve billing issues based on client interaction. Provide regular A/R and collections reporting to firm management and attorneys. Post cash receipts and participate in special department projects, as needed
You will handle two of the firms East Coast offices totaling 40 attorneys
You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience
A minimum of 2 years of experience in professional services or a law firm is required.
The accounting department is upbeat and team-focused. The firm currently uses Juris accounting software and is converting to SurePoint accounting and financial software within the next year. SurePoint experience is highly desired.
Core hours would be either be 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, or 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, M-F
The firm offers a competitive salary up to $65,000 with incredible benefits, learning, and growth.