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Legal Collections Specialist in Homestead, FL at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Homestead, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    353029

Job Description


JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for performing, administering and coordinating all collection functions to reduce the aging of client A/R through review, analysis and communication with clients and attorneys. This is a hands-on position that involves communicating with clients and employees of a multi-office firm.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare regular analysis of the A/R aging and collections status of client accounts, Monitor collection status of all client accounts, review A/R aging's and other collection reports to ascertain the status of collections and outstanding balances.
  • Analyze delinquent accounts and make necessary collection calls and follow up. Ensure maximum efforts have been taken to collect receivables.
  • Provide recommendations for special handling or intensified collections actions. Contact clients, attorneys and/or billing coordinators, communicate in a professional and accurate manner, with the pre-approval of the firm Managing Partner and/or CFO.
  • Document all collections activity in a concise and accurate manner. Prepare A/R reports and draft correspondence.
  • Meet or exceed the delinquency objectives, meet or exceed the default objectives.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years' experience working in A/R/Collections, high volume/large transaction work environment. Law firm/professional services preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of collections procedures.
  • ADVANCED MS Excel/Word/ Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and persuasive communication style ability to communicate to different level of clients and management.
  • Detail oriented and organized strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines under pressure in a fast paced, stressful environment.
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.