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Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We are a growing 1500+ person firm with 10 practices: Structural Engineering, Forensics, Applied Science, Renewal, Resilience, Construction Engineering, Protective Design and Security, Facade Engineering, Sustainability and Transportation. We work on everything from landmark buildings to small-scale specialty structures, from the historic to the high performing, while balancing multiple objectives, including form, function, schedule, sustainability, constructability and budget. TALENT is at the core of our business.
If you are interested in joining a growing and prestigious international company that strives to maintain a work environment based on cooperation, respect and employee growth and satisfaction, then this is a position for you to consider.
Currently, we are seeking a Collections Specialist to join our growing team. The role will partner with the entire accounting team to achieve our common goals, one of which is accuracy in cash applications and cash transfers which will lead to accurate reporting. An eye for detail is necessary and good Excel skills will help. Learn and grow in this collection’s role working for a great engineering firm.
The Collections Specialist will contribute to our Client Services Group, providing cash application and reporting for specific practice areas and act as a contact person for internal and external clients for projects. They will be a key part of the team working the collections side and cash application, working within the daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines, and producing reports for leadership.
The goal of the role will be to produce accurate and timely work that establishes a center of excellence within the Client Services Group.
We are committed to helping develop our teams’ skills and knowledge of collections as well as the engineering industry. You’ll work with a diverse group of individuals locally and internationally. Thornton Tomasetti offers a mentoring platform to connect and learn from people within the firm.
Daily posting of incoming lockbox cash receipts, wires and ACH both foreign and domestic
Monitor unapplied cash receipts on A/R aging and General Ledger
Transfer unallocated or misapplied payments to appropriate projects as requested
Contact clients via telephone and email to inquire about the status of outstanding A/R
Collaborate with project managers and others in the client services team to resolve issues delaying payment of A/R
Record comments regarding the status of outstanding balances within the A/R system
Generate monthly aging reports for use during monthly A/R status meetings
Process write-off requests monthly, and refund requests as required
Generate and distribute monthly statements of accounts/payment reminders to clients
Respond to client request for invoices, W-9 forms, and other documentation, or collaborate with other client services members to get proper documentation to the clients
Maintain organized files and proper documentation for internal and audit inquiries
Assist A/R Manager and Financial team with special projects as needed
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
1-5 years of collections preferably in the professional service industry
A degree in Accounting/Finance or similar field preferred
Familiar with US GAAP, local GST/VAT, and local bank requirements for foreign exchange and payments to/from foreign entities
Knowledge of Deltek Vision and Elevia software is a plus
Proficient in MS Excel
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to organize and coordinate task
Detail oriented a must
Ability to work independently and with a broad team
Thornton Tomasetti is proud to be an equal employment workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Thornton Tomasetti are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
(US Locations Only) In our culture of collaboration and innovation, we find we do our best work when we are together while minimizing the risks of COVID-19. For new hires at Thornton Tomasetti, we require COVID-19 vaccination to the extent allowed by access and permitted by government jurisdiction in your area and barring any religious or medically approved exemption.
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