Cash Receipts Coordinator

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking a Cash Receipts Coordinator for an office in a Philadelphia, PA.

Job Summary& Objectives:

  • Responsible for verification, application and reporting of incoming receipts in compliance with the firm’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Duties:

    • Responsible for accurate capture and application of receipts including: Cash, checks, wires, achs and credit card payments.

    • Access firm bank accounts to obtain daily incoming electronic payments.

    • Research and resolve unapplied and misapplied cash issues.

    • Client contact pertaining to allocation of receipts; obtain data to process credit card payments.

    • Communicate with attorneys, billing and collection teams, New Business Intake and other personnel on notification and proper posting of incoming receipts.

    • Research and follow-up on returned checks.

    • Perform Remote Deposit Capture/scanning of all incoming checks.

    • Participate in daily closing process: Reconcile daily 3E input with cash/office reports distributed to partners and other personnel.

    • Preparation and maintenance of daily receipt folder and scanned check envelope.

    • Ability to work under pressure to meet department deadlines, work additional hours as needed.

    • Monthly department organization: boxing of prior years’ receipts in preparation for scanning; assemble daily folders and envelopes; shredding of scanned checks.

    • Maintain security and confidentiality relating to possession of cash/checks, credit card data, and identification of incoming receipts.

    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Associate degree preferred.



    • 3 or more years of accounts receivable experience, preferably in a law firm.

    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and accounting applications (Similar to Elite)


    Communication Skills:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.



    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

    • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, attorneys and other firm personnel.

    • Able to recognize, evaluate and resolve issues relating to the proper application of receipts.

    • Strong computer software skills.

    • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles.

    • Ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records.

    • Ability to recognize, evaluate and resolve issues relating to the proper application of receipts.

    • Ability to work under pressure and multitask.

    • Work extended hours to meet department deadlines.


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