AR/Collections Specialist Position
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AR/Collections Specialist Position

Premier mid-sized law firm in downtown Manhattan specializing in real estate litigation is seeking a qualified AR/Collections Specialist. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively with attorneys and clients and perform day-to-day collection functions. Email resume and salary requirements to [email protected].

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make daily collection calls and emails to clients
  • Work with assigned attorneys to review their matters and determine action plans
  • Update client database to accurately track ongoing activities
  • Research discrepancies such as short payments and duplicate payments
  • Reduce delinquency of assigned accounts
  • Process credit card transactions
  • Establish and maintain effective and working relationships with attorneys and staff members
  • Collaborate with the Finance Department regarding client deductions and cash receipts
  • Prepare account reports as required
  • Respond to client inquiries and communicate past-due accounts and invoices.
  • Perform account reconciliations

Required Skills

  • 3-5 years AR/Collection experience
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills with excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience with Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of IBM AS400 is preferred but not required
  • Previous law firm or professional service experience

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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