Collections and Accounts Receivable Specialist

Position: Collections and Accounts Receivable Specialist

Full-time collections and accounts receivable specialist position is open in our Accounting department.  Highly motivated individual needed to provide accounts receivable support to high volume, fast-paced law firm. This team member will be responsible for a variety of Accounts Receivable and Billing related duties.  Successful candidate must be reliable and comfortable working 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday in the San Diego office.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate with clients and attorneys to resolve past due accounts and bring accounts current
  • Run A/R aging reports and communicate with clients to identify outstanding balances and resolve past due accounts
  • Follow-up to ensure that payment is received; communicate payment resolution to ensure payments are applied correctly
  • Distribute refunds
  • Resolve overpayments
  • Various projects as needed

Skills/Qualifications (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • 1 year + collections experience
  • Law firm experience preferred
  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); Accounting I & II classes preferred
  • Law firm accounting software experience, a plus (Juris & Time Matters)
  • Strong Excel proficiency
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with a high level of confidentiality required
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent organizational skills required
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Strong integrity and ability to exercise good judgment
  • Consistent and punctual attendance
  • Pleasant, positive and professional demeanor

We offer competitive salaries, bonus opportunities, and generous benefits, including health insurance, 401(k) with matching and paid time off.  If you are self-motivated, a team player, and take pride setting and achieving high level goals, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume to: employment@pettitkohn.com