Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Summary:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will support the credit/collections team by ensuring timely invoicing, payment application, collections, and account reconciliation.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.
  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.
  • Maintains and updates customer files, including account billing and payment information.
  • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.
  • Creates reports regarding the status of customer accounts as requested.
  • Research customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the AR Manager and accounting staff.
  • Collaborates with the AR Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic (at least bimonthly) basis.
  • Assists in generating monthly billing statements based on the general ledger.
  • Assists AR Manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.
  • Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate teams or departments.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or related software as well as other accounting software programs.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, 10-key calculator, and copier.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with both internal and external customers.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates or bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
  • At least two years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Mail resumes to:  Highway Two  PO Box 68  Olney, IL  62450