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AR Specialist

Creative Financial Staffing Lake Forest Full-Time
$42,000.00 - $44,000.00 / year
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Job Purpose for the AR Specialist:

This position facilitates and performs validity checks on deductions taken by customers and works with multiple parties to resolve deductions. The AR Specialist will also be responsible for ensuring timely payments of trade invoices.

Duties of the AR Specialist:

  • Identify and code deductions per desktop procedures and internal control requirements.
  • Reconcile customer account as needed; matching offsets, identifying on account payments, following up on credits for outstanding deductions and processing adjustments for write offs and bad debt.
  • Contact customers to resolve deduction disputes, as necessary.
  • Processes requests for payment on invalid deductions.
  • Ensure timely payment of open invoices for wholesale or retail customers by coordinating with corporate accounts payable.

Qualifications of the AR Specialist:

  • Bachelor's Degree or more with 1-2 years relevant AR experience or high school grad with 5 years of relevant AR experience
  • Strong communication, organization and relationship skills to interact with vendors and other departments
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of an enterprise software package (JDE, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft)
  • Ability to perform simple calculations such as discounts, interest, commissions, etc.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Skills required

Accounts Payable
Clerical Works
Accounts Receivable
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AR Specialist
$42,000.00 - $44,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $48K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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