Accounts Receivable Specialist I (Chicago)

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist I 
Status: Exempt
Reports To: Accounting Coordinator
Location: Chicago

Job Summary

The Accounts Receivable Specialist I will work with the accounting and finance teams as well as attorneys on cash receipts, billing, and special projects.


  • Cash Receipts - All Offices
    • Prepare, review and copy daily cash receipts/wires
    • Code and enter daily cash receipts/wires
    • Trust transactions 
    • Assist with research and follow up on residual balances
    • Miscellaneous cash receipt reporting
  • Billing
    • Bill posting
    • Process Billing adjustments 
    • Assist Billing Specialists with billing overflow
  • Other
    • Assist with special requests and projects as needed
    • Gather documents for annual audit
    • Scan and review of pre-bills, bills, and adjustments
    • Back up for month-end WIP/AR reconciliations and audit requests


  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting strongly desired
  • 2+ years’ experience in billing, cash receipts required, and account reconciliation, preferably in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Intermediate Excel skills required, financial software experience a plus
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Freeborn & Peters LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants who will contribute to the diversity of our practice and our Firm. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability, veteran or military status, or any other status or class protected under federal, state, or local law.

Contact Details:
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Freeborn & Peters LLP
311 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606