New York City NY

Cash Application Specialist

CM Legal

Position Title: Cash Application Specialist
Department: Accounting
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Salary range: $60,000 – $65,000

Summary: The Cash Application Specialist will be responsible for the prompt and accurate application of payments for fees and disbursements to client accounts in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily data entry and application of client and non-client payments received via firm check/cash, wire/ACH;
  • Communicate with attorneys and legal support staff concerning proper application of payments;
  • Conduct daily cash reconciliation and prepare daily cash balance report for distribution to management;
  • Responsible for the application of on-account funds to accounts receivable as requested;
  • Assist billing team with processing AR write offs;
  • Research payments received that do not have adequate remittance details; work closely with collection and billing staff as needed to ensure the payments are posted to the correct account in a timely manner;
  • Provide support and written documentation as required to support cash application for audits;
  • Other projects as assigned;


  • Associates Degree in Business or Accounting preferred;
  • Two years of accounting experience in an office environment; law firm experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of Financial systems, i.e., Elite Enterprise, Aderant Expert, Elite 3E, CMS or any other financial system preferred;
  • Proficient in MS Office, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of client and office information and adhering to the Firm’s Core Values;
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written), and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel;
  • Willing to work additional hours (sometimes with little or no notice);
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with high degree of attention to detail(s).


  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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