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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

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Microsoft Excel


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AR Specialist
$42,000.00 - $44,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $46K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established 30+ offices in the United States and the Caribbean. 

Understanding & delivering: With more than two decades of experience, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Locating and hiring accounting, finance & IT professionals is our specialty. 

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We are committed to recruiting top talent for our clients, ranging from entry to senior level professionals. To develop a list of quality candidates, we conduct a rigorous screening process involving personal interviews, professional reference checks, and employment/degree verification. 

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 make is the absolute best.

Career Opportunities

We are growing! CFS is always looking for team-oriented, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial and customer service driven professionals to join our team. If this sounds like you, come join our team and see what we're all about!


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