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Client Finance Analyst - Accounts Receivable Professional | Leading National Law Firm (1117-3)
Proactive monitoring of Accounts Receivable and monitoring of Work In
Process in context of Accounts Receivable to identify collection trends for
past due accounts.
Establish productive working relationships with attorneys so that they are
comfortable allowing candidate to directly contact their clients regarding
Contact clients regarding past due Accounts Receivable and consistently
follow-up until payment is received or account is resolved.
Document activity by updating inventory management system with details of
attorney and client communications, including providing succinct comments on
why an account is past due, what has been done to resolve the situation and
when payment is expected.
Forward invoices, contracts, insurance instruments, payment histories, and
other reports as requested.
Serve as financial liaison between the firm and its clients, including
establishing and maintaining productive lines of communication between the
firm and client representatives with the objective of facilitating prompt
collection of receivables.
Work with the firmís Billing Department to ensure bills are rendered
according to client requirements. Work with Business Managers, Practice
Group Leaders and others as necessary to resolve past due Accounts
Reviewing new matters for existing clients and making recommendations
regarding accepting engagement.
Prepare revenue projections.
Assist with collections for offices other than the candidateís home office.
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Business.
Minimum of three years of successful collections experience including
extensive client contact in a professional services firm.
Highly effective financial analysis, diagnostic, and problem solving
Superior customer service experience and approach.
Knowledge and understanding of various attorney practice areas and the
general collection standards for each, as well as general business practices
relating to credit, accounts receivable management, and accounts payable.
Proficiency in Excel and Word required; experience with Aderant time and
billing system a plus, and ability to quickly learn new systems.
Sound business judgment with an understanding of financial systems and the
changing role of technology to best manage the client accounting function.
High energy, persuasive, self-motivated, excellent interpersonal, verbal,
and written communication skills, with outstanding follow through.
Keen listener with ability to work independently and as part of a team and
proactively leverage these skills to facilitate resolution of past due
Ability to manage multiple projects while tracking extensive detail.