Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.  Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking an Accounts Receivable Clerk to join our Seattle team.

This position is responsible for the receivables area of the accounting department, to ensure that all policies and guidelines are followed. This position will perform day-to-day tasks associated with processing client payments and refunds. 

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

Your contribution includes: 
  •  Serving as the accounts receivable point-of-contact and provide responsive customer support to management and staff regarding client payments
  • Assisting in opening client payments received by USPS
  • Assisting with ACH/Bank wire payments
  • Assuring that all client payment posting guidelines are followed by all departments
  • Posting client payments daily; researching overpayments and unidentified receipts
  • Maintaining documentation of all receipts including client back-up
  • Processing check requests for client refunds including correspondence to explain the refund and action taken
  • Providing verification of funds received per billing specialist requests
  • Providing up-to-date documentation of special posting information for clients, third parties and insurance companies
  • Processing daily write-off of interest charges, e-billing adjustments and client discounts
  • Providing back-up for other Accounts Receivable positions, and perform other tasks, as necessary
  • Maintaining regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; adhere to schedule by being timely on breaks, lunches and meetings
Join us if you have: 
  •  2+ years accounts receivable or related experience required
  • GED or High School Diploma required; advanced education preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a 10-key required
  • Elite, CMS or similar comprehensive or enterprise-level accounting software experience preferred
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, exhibit a high level of accuracy and be highly organized required
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to multi-task and work independently required
  • General knowledge of basic GAAP rules of accounting preferred
  • General knowledge of the Washington State Bar Association’s IOLTA trust and accounting rules and regulations required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, courteous manner with clients, firm members and other business contacts required
  • Ability to work overtime as needed required
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. 

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

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