Skip to main content

Accounting Assistant – Cash Receipts and Escrow (Hybrid – Remote)

  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #391

POSITION: Accounting Assistant – Cash Receipts and Escrow (Hybrid – Remote)

LOCATION: New York, New York (Downtown, Manhattan)

ORGANIZATION: Top Ranking Multinational AM Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $55K, plus generous paid overtime and performance-based bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym membership perks, Life Insurance, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, prestigious firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

OVERVIEW: The Cash Receipts and Escrow Account Assistant provides direct support and reports to the Cash Receipts and Escrow Manager. This entry-level role is responsible for the research, recording, and reporting of cash receipts, and will assist in opening and liquidating escrow transactions.


  • Execute accounting tasks with strong discipline 
  • Work efficiently with an emphasis on internal client service
  • Ensure timely application of all cash receipts in client accounting system 
  • Research cash receipts 
  • Assist with handling complex billing and client analysis projects
  • Maintain record of client and office cash receipt
  • Prepare daily report of collections, billings, and billable hours
  • Process escrow transactions
  • Process personal charge withholdings
  • Support firm personnel in the tracking of cash received
  • Provide assistance with year-end audit request
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Handles assigned attorney(s) billing and collection activity
  • Communicate directly with management regarding discrepancies 
  • Interact with clients, attorneys, and professional staff at all levels to support the records management needs of the firm


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must be capable of delivering effective oral presentations on all aspects of records management
  • Comfortable learning new systems, software and skills
  • A team player who is well organized and is comfortable establishing priorities
  • A self-confident, dependable, individual who is able to work well with attorneys and administrative staff
  • Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and discretion