Current Openings

AR/Collections Specialist


Job Description

Founded in 1965, Messerli Kramer is a Top 20 Minnesota law firm with locations in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Plymouth, Bismarck, North Dakota, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Omaha, Nebraska. We have a hard-earned reputation within the business community of providing sound, reasoned and comprehensive legal services. With an emphasis on building lasting relationships with our clients, our professionals take the time to listen and understand legal issues within the larger framework of the business as a whole. Known for our dedication and responsiveness, Messerli Kramer is focused on finding pragmatic solutions and producing remarkable results for our clients.

Messerli Kramer is currently seeking a highly skilled individual to join its Accounting group in our Minneapolis office. The position will be multifaceted with main duties focused in cash applications, accounts receivable/collections. Previous law firm billing experience with Elite/Enterprise, Aderant or 3E a requirement as the position will also assist in various billing capacities and be the primary backup for billing. The position requires working proactively working with attorneys, LAAs and clients with A/R and other issues.

Description of Duties:

  • Apply/allocate fee receipts and monitor and manage unapplied funds

  • Track and reconcile daily cash receipts to billing system

  • Monitor status of client retainers and retainer billings

  • Primary back up for firm billing including ability to prepare, edit and process pro-formas, perform write-offs, and produce high quality invoices in a timely manner

  • Show tenacity and drive in following up with billing attorneys and others in order to resolve client A/R or billing issues

  • Regular contact with clients regarding accounts receivable or billing issues


  • Minimum of five years law firm experience in billing and/or accounts receivable

  • Experience with Elite/Enterprise, Aderant, or 3E (Elite/Enterprise a large plus)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Aptitude for establishing operational efficiencies and creating best practices

  • MS Office with emphasis on Word and Excel

  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

  • BS in accounting and finance is preferred but not required

Messerli Kramer offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401k/profit sharing retirement package.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume along with your cover letter to Please include your salary expectations.

Messerli Kramer is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Messerli Kramer to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.