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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for maximizing on-time customer payments and processing daily AR invoicing for the organization, working under the direction of the Accounting Manager.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  • Monitors collections and contacts delinquent accounts.
  • Conducts credit investigations of existing and new customers and establishes credit limits.
  • Approves credit extensions within established guidelines.
  • May participate in discussions to provide special financing arrangements or work out delinquencies.
  • Communicate & follow up effectively with sales dept regarding customer accounts on a timely basis.
  • Set goals and maintain reports on delinquent accounts.
  • Work with third-party collection agency.
  • Maintain customer files and credit information.
  • Other duties as assigned



Accounts Receivable/Other 

  • Daily processing of AR invoicing
  • POS experience in RETAIL environment 
  • Set up and maintain accounts receivable files and other financial records.
  • Prepare regular, periodic and special accounting reports.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed and carries out other accounting-related duties as requested.



Job Requirements

    • A minimum Associates degree in Accounting is required; degree(s) must be from an accredited college or university.
    • POS software
    • 3-5 yrs experience in high volume collections and accounts receivable.
    • Goal oriented; strong attention to detail.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service.
    • Must be highly skilled in use of MS Excel and MS Office.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $14.00 - $18.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience 4 to 6 years
Manages Others No
Industry Consumer Products, Packaging
Required Travel Not Specified
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Accounts Receivable Specialist

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