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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