Portfolio Manager - Collections

New York, NY 10166

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Collections Job Number: 24696 Rate DOE: $85,000 to $130,000

Job Description

Seeking a Portfolio Manager with 5 years of collections or finance experience with a portfolio of $50M in a law firm or professional services environment.  Candidate will determine the collectability of a large portfolio of firm receivables and coordinate the collection of monies, including clients involved in bankruptcy; correspond with Billing Attorney to propose course of action to maximize collection amount; advise Attorneys on matters of policy with respect to ethical issues, debtor work, billing procedures, and write offs and escalate legal issues to management; effectively resolve billing issues through coordination with the Billing department; research disputed account balances and suggest future actions to avoid such disputes; negotiate settlements with clients; develop strategic relationships with internal/external clients to help achieve firm fiscal goals; and handle additional collection-related projects as assigned.

Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with flexibility to work overtime, particularly during month-end and year-end.

Position is hybrid, 3 days onsite.

Job Requirements

A Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, or Finance (or equivalent experience) is required.  Collections Manager will have knowledge of Elite (or similar) accounting system; bankruptcy law and related eBilling and collection procedures; applicable rules of professional ethics; and rules of Attorney-Client privilege and confidentiality.

Additional Information

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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