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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Description:

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 3 years Account Receivable and Collection experience who will take full ownership of the A/R & Collection position at a medium size company.

Applicant will be responsible for tracking and resolving outstanding payment issues and generate weekly aging reports in a timely manner. The candidate must have knowledge of general accounting principals and be proficient at Great Plains accounting software and MS Office (especially Excel).

The applicant should display a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask and be a strong communicator, both paper and over the phone, as he or she will frequently deal with higher levels of management.

This position can be the stepping-stone to a supervisor position, for strong candidates with willingness to learn and grow with the company.

Job Requirements:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Make daily collection calls
  • Conduct account research and analysis
  • Prepare and maintain various reports
  • Maintain an accurate aging report
  • Identify and execute the necessary process adjustments
  • Send statement to outstanding customers
  • Reconcile A/R to the G/L
  • Interact with customers to resolve outstanding issues

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