7 hours
2018-08-162018-09-15

Collections Coordinator, Temporary

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Wheeling, WV
  • Job Code
    199560
Collections Coordinator, Temporary

Collections Coordinator, Temporary

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Temp Collections Coordinator in the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is one of only five law firms to make the 2018 list.

Your responsibilities:

As a Temp Collections Coordinator you will assist the collections department in the management of the firm’s accounts receivable portfolio.

• Coordinates work load of full complement of attorney portfolios.
• Analyzes and targets accounts receivable items for follow-up with attorneys and clients.
• Works with the Billing Attorneys and office staff to develop a confiding and shared relationship with regard to billing and collections process.
• Establishes consistent and open line of communication with the Billing Attorneys regarding accounts receivable portfolio as relevant to existing policies and protocols.
• Coordinates the payment process by developing and maintaining an ongoing working relationships with client personnel in their administrative, legal, and accounting departments.
• Contact delinquent accounts and request payment to bring the accounts current.
• Coordinates the collection efforts including writing (email), telephone calling, and communicating with accounts payable personnel to resolve payment status of a bill.
• Establishes alternative payment plan for payment of delinquent accounts, if client is unable to make payment in full.
• Ensures bills conform to clients’ billing protocol and communicate clients’ requests and concerns to attorneys and billing staff.
• Provides necessary backup requested by the client.
• Updates and maintains client accounts receivable file in ARCS collection module.
• Acquire complete understanding of ARCS and provide training to billing and collections team.
• Communicate and update billing attorneys on accounts receivable status and provide input to attorneys for possible actions on a particular receivable.
• Monitor daily cash receipts for regular payments, negotiated payments, and unapplied funds.
• Special projects and duties, as required.

Your qualifications:

• College degree preferred.
• Knowledge of accounting principles and familiarity with GAAP.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
• One to three years of related collection experience required.
• Strong analytical skills required.
• Proficiency with Excel/MS Word and Windows environment.
• Ability to operate within billing and accounts receivable systems.
• Initiative and service oriented approach to clients and attorneys required.
• Excellent time management, project management, organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks required.
• Excellent problem solving skills required.
• Experience in a professional services firm preferred.

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, commercially-oriented legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, a supportive and team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.

Our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members of our team. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please select the Apply For This Job option at the top of the page.

No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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