Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable Specialist




Woodbury, New York

Employment Type



$70000 - $70000

Job Description:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will utilize their knowledge to identify and allocate client payments and ensure that all payments are posted and distributed accurately within required time frames while conforming to all applicable internal controls.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Process all electronic and manual payment receipt transactions and post complex payment and contractual adjustments to customer accounts.
  • Reconcile daily bank deposits including all cash transactions and credit/debit card payments.
  • Download, post, and reconcile electronic remittance files and work with the billing and collections representatives to resolve posting problems.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge regarding application of all customer payment types and conditions as they relate to collections and payment terms.
  • Process and accurately apply all incoming payments for all customer accounts from various sources including client checks, credit cards, Lockbox, Wires and ACH’s into the accounting system.
  • Identify and communicate discrepancies in payments received with various departments, billing attorneys, and management.
  • Download, review, reconcile, and post all lockbox payments on a current and daily basis.
  • Maintain and update all customer ACH information, invoices all NSF rejects, and ensures communication to collections department.
  • Perform reconciliation of daily deposits to all postings.
  • Research unidentified payments for proper posting.
  • Responsible for processing credit card payments or refunds as assigned.
  • Monitor, respond, or forward inquiries related to all payment questions via email in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provide quality and professional customer service to all clients.
  • Process write offs.
  • Additional tasks as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:


  • Associate degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Prior experience in accounts receivables and cash applications
  • Perform periodic audits of the general ledger
  • Ability to multitask and manage time amid multiple deadlines
  • Ability to manage high volume data entry
  • Intermediate Excel Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Autonomous, reliable, detail oriented, well organized and accurate, can work with minimal supervision
  • Law Firm experience a plus
  • Coyote Analytics experience a plus