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Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • November 4, 2022
  • YDP
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The incumbent is primarily responsible for securing revenue by verifying and posting cash receipts from customers and resolving any discrepancies that cause delays in payments in a timely fashion.  This requires close coordination with other departments and frequent customer communication.  Other responsibilities include fixed asset reporting and other routine accounting tasks as needed.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work efficiently with Microsoft Office (MO) Excel and other MO applications proficiently.
  • Monitor customer account details for delinquent payments and other irregularities.
  • Research and resolve any irregularities by the most efficient means before aged 60 days.
  • Maintain up to date customer balances by posting payments from bank detail daily.
  • Coordinate credit hold releases between Accounting and Marketing Departments and conducts A/R collection calls.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and reconcile fixed asset system.
  • Prepare standard month end journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Provide support and analysis for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and audits.
  • Plan and coordinate the completion of special projects as requested by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associates Degree in Business Administration or Accounting required plus two years of accounts receivable experience in a manufacturing environment (public company experience preferred).  Experience with Epicor (or Vantage) Financial a plus, including Posting Engine, Lockbox Processing, Electronic Processing and Returns.

 

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Good understanding of basic accounting principles, including accounts receivable
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Organization abilities
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze information and determine required course of action to resolve issues