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Accounting Clerk – Accounts Receivable:

Reports to the Director of Accounting.  Primary responsibilities include the performance of duties related to accounts receivable, processing prebills, electronic billing and supporting other clerk’s duties in billing and quality control duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

“Essential functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the firm.

  • Process daily cash receipts and run reports related to deposit
  • Input daily deposit
  • Process ACH and wire deposits from clients
  • Process secure credit card transactions
  • Import soft costs and process for billing
  • Maintain source work related to daily deposits
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets related to deposits
  • Research unapplied payments, overpayments and duplicate payments
  • Ensure billing statements meet both client and firm guidelines
  • Perform write offs and write down as directed
  • Process short bills and ensure collection of payment
  • Communicate with clients to resolve billing discrepancies and questions
  • Analyze information related to NSF checks
  • Generate billing statements monthly
  • Upload files for electronic billing
  • Back up accounts receivable desk and billing desk duties
  • Attorney Requests for information

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • College degree a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Accounting background
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong keyboarding skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Word
  • Team player

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Accounting Clerk – Billing and Deposits:

Reports to the Director of Accounting. Primary responsibilities include the performance of duties related to quality control, processing prebills and supporting other clerk’s duties in billing and account receivable duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

“Essential functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the firm.

  • Maintain and update Contacts in Prolaw
  • Prepare, review and scan daily deposit for entry
  • Transmit daily deposit to bank
  • Daily review of new matter reports
  • Set up and review new matters
  • Generate statements for non-electronic clients
  • Upload billing information to client websites
  • Research denied charges and partially paid items
  • Run weekly accounts receivable reports
  • Run weekly new matter information reports
  • Communicate with clients to resolve billing discrepancies and questions
  • Reopen matters when required
  • Close inactive matters
  • Generate client level billing statements monthly
  • Create Real Estate statements
  • Create Estate Planning statements
  • Create employee statements according to management guidelines
  • Back up accounts receivable desk and billing desk duties
  • Attorney Requests for information

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • College degree a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Accounting background
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong keyboarding skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Word
  • Team player

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316

 



Legal Secretary – Real Estate:

Under the general direction of two Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters and reports (dictation).  Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.  Responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, preparing for meetings, processing incoming and outgoing mail, checking Attorneys’ calendars, answering phones, and filing.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks.

At this level, the candidate is expected to know how to access necessary resources to successfully accomplish the job.

Ideal Candidate will have Legal Secretarial experience in Real Estate.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5 years related work experience in law firm real estate department
  • Proficient in SoftPro, MS Word, use of internet, knowledge of ProLaw beneficial
  • Reliable with flexible schedule if needed to complete closings;
  • Assist with real estate closings as needed
  • Update closing list, post-closing list and work in progress list weekly
  • Open files
  • Scan real estate files
  • Run Pre-bills for the department
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication and record keeping skills
  • Interacts well with clients, agents, lenders, attorneys and opposing counsel
  • Good planning skills, able to anticipate and fulfill closing requirements ahead of time

For further information regarding the Real Estate group, click here.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Litigation Paralegal – Construction Law and Community Association Law:

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for multiple Attorneys. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc….

Ideal Candidate will have complex litigation experience and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Complex Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

For further information regarding the Construction Law group, click here.
For further information regarding the Community Association Law group, click here.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Litigation Paralegal – Professional Liability:

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for two Attorneys. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations. Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc….

Ideal Candidate will have complex litigation experience and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules as well as Malpractice experience.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Complex Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

The Professional Liability Practice Group at YCRLAW defends professionals accused in many areas including: Negligence, Malpractice, Miscellaneous errors and omissions exposures, Board Actions.

For further information regarding the Professional Liability group, click here.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316


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Young Clement Rivers recognizes that recruiting, hiring and retaining top quality attorneys and staff members is integral to the firm’s goal of providing exceptional legal services.

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It is the firm’s mission to “… Promote a high quality of life and level of job satisfaction for the firm’s professionals and staff by providing fair rewards and opportunities for individual development.  Respect the talents people bring to their jobs and value the growth and development of people by investing in training and education, and by encouraging self-improvement.