Accounts Receivable Analyst

$80,000 - $90,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 139862
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading global law firm in Chicago, Illinois for their next full-time Accounts Receivable Analyst. If you are looking to join a growing team within the legal industry, this is your opportunity! This role operates on a hybrid schedule with 3 days per week in office and hosts a compensation of $80,000-$90,000 per year based on experience and qualifications.

Accounts Receivable Analyst Responsibilities:
  • Implements effective collection strategies that ensure timely collection of payments from clients
  • Fosters positive relationships with partners, clients and internal stakeholders to facilitate effective collaboration and resolution of collection issues
  • Proactively follows up, conceives solutions and solves problems
  • Provides reports, analyses and recommendations to partners
  • Serves as a point of contact for clients on payment inquiries, disputes and overdue balances
  • Collaborates with billing and other administrative teams to address billing inquiries and disputes
  • Effectively utilizes the Firm's financial systems and software for tracking collections, noting statuses, updating contact information and generating reports
  • Maintains strong records of commentaries on collection efforts and statuses
  • Prepares and presents regular reports on collection performance, aging reports and other metrics
  • Ensures compliance with Firm policies, legal requirements and client agreements
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies in the collection process
  • Regularly reconciles accounts and resolves discrepancies to ensure accurate and current records
  • Meets collection targets
  • Assists with special projects and other tasks as assigned

Accounts Receivable Analyst Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field strongly preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of a degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job
  • 5+ years of professional experience required
  • 2+ years collections experience strongly preferred
  • Legal or other professional services experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products required
  • Proficiency in data analysis and use of PowerBI preferred
  • Experience with collections software preferred
  • Demonstrates a natural inclination toward providing exemplary service and upholding high standards of excellence
  • Skilled in cultivating strong relationships and fostering trust among partners, clients and colleagues
  • Exhibits meticulous attention to detail when pursuing payments, documenting actions and maintaining pristine records
  • Exhibits confidence in pursuing payments, navigating negotiations, upholding Firm policies and effectively escalating issues
  • Demonstrates sharp critical thinking abilities, excels in problem-solving and applies analytical skills to resolve complex billing and collection challenges
  • Communicates clearly and professionally, with refined verbal articulation and precise written correspondence
  • Possesses a genuine propensity for self-reflection, collaboration and teamwork
  • Applies disciplined organizational skills and effective prioritization to consistently achieve desired results
  • Demonstrates resilience and composure in challenging situations, maintaining focus and determination to overcome obstacles
  • Takes ownership and accountability for tasks and outcomes, aligning with departmental values, culture and commitments to excellence

If you meet the above qualifications, do not hesitate to apply! I look forward to reviewing your resume. 

Thank you,

Elizabeth Schultz
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance

LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.