Receivables Clerk


Permanent - Full Time


New Haven

Job Role


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The Role

Under the general direction of the US Assistant Controller, the Receivable Clerk will be responsible to process daily receipts of firm and client funds and any other accounting and finance duties, as assigned.


  • Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; flexibility for occasional before and after hours work, as needed.

Key Support Tasks and Essential Duties

  • Apply daily receipts, including office, escrow and miscellaneous funds.
  • Confirm incoming wires and checks to attorneys, secretaries and others, as required.
  • Monitor and record credit card payments as available on processing portal
  • Research, reconcile and coordinate return of residual client funds.
  • Assist the accounting department with month and year end closing activities, as required.


Technical Requirements

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Elite Enterprise, Elite 3e, Aderant
  • Filesite / iManage
  • Online banking systems, ie, HSBCnet and Bank of America CashPro
  • Credit Card Merchant Services


Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of meeting deadlines while being attentive to detail
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently


About Withersworldwide International's Law Firm of the Year 2021

For 125 years, our firm has focused on and helped successful people, families, entrepreneurs, family businesses, governments and institutions negotiate the wide range of legal issues they face in their business and personal lives. Over time, we have gained valuable insights into the ways wealth can be generated, preserved, deployed and enhanced. We assist our clients in a variety of industry sectors including real estate, manufacturing, motorsport, luxury brands, sport, hotels and hospitality, technology, energy, art and cultural assets, life sciences, charities and philanthropy and financial services. With 18 offices our experience means we can see the global picture. We provide legal advice across a range of different practice areas including estate planning, personal and corporate tax and, corporate, banking and finance, access to capital (both private and public) both equity and debt, real estate, intellectual property, immigration, international trust structuring, philanthropy, luxury assets, international probate, public international law and international arbitration. 

COVID – 19 Vaccination Policy

Withers Bergman LLP requires all new hires to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Reasonable accommodation(s) based on medical or religious grounds will be provided to qualified candidates.  Candidates will be required to verify their vaccination status only after a conditional offer of employment is made.  Applicants should not provide information about their vaccination status or need for accommodation prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

Withers Bergman LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Equal employment opportunity has been and will continue to be a fundamental principle at the firm. Employment at the firm is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  The firm prohibits and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on the basis of any of these classifications or characteristics.

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