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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Creative Financial Staffing Bakersfield Full-Time
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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Accounts Receivable Coordinator General Purpose of Job: 
Accurately maintain all billing and cash receipt functions. Actively pursue outstanding accounts to maintain the lowest accounts receivable balance possible, while also ensuring that collection policies and procedures are maintained.


Accounts Receivable Coordinator Essential Functions of Job: 
  • Maintain all billing functions
  • Prepare and process monthly billings and reports
  • Ensure that appropriate holds are on the system for customers with outstanding balances and explain the consequences of such holds to debtors
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of all collection contacts with customers, attempted and actual
  • Maintain the integrity and timeliness of accounts, updating charges, credits, adjustments and refunds
  • Monitor customer account balances, ensuring the collection policies and procedures are maintained, employing additional creative collection activities and techniques as warranted by receivable levels and to stimulate cash collections
  • Follow-up via phone, mail, e-mail and direct contact with customers who have outstanding balances
  • Ensure that collection activities are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Identify source of receivables; pursue delinquent payments, with customers, review and respond to their needs while minimizing the risk to the company; communicate delinquent balances
  • Assist management in special receivable analysis and audit preparations
  • Maintain the daily cash receipting process, deposits and reports
  • Maintain continuous communication with the Controller regarding all pertinent matters regarding customer accounts
  • All other duties as assigned
Accounts Receivable Coordinator Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Three years’ experience in accounts receivable preferred, with preference given to those with specific collection experience
  • Experience in manufacturing accounting preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to work with people from a variant of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions based on general guidelines
  • Ability and desire to work as a member of a team working Conditions:
  • Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching
  • Requires extensive computer usage
  • Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone, and other office and/or clerical equipment.
  • May require lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Additional hours may be required during peak times. Regular hours are Monday - Friday 7:00 am – 4:00 PM or 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch
  • Interested candidates should apply via our online application process and include a resume, and contact information for three professional references
  • Pre-employment background check required

We are looking for an objective Accounts Receivable Coordinator who combines a solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to effectively work both independently or in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

Experience Preferred for the Accounts Receivable Coordinator: 

  • Associate's degree, or equivalent, or technical school; Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business, preferred
  • At least 6 months of relevant experience
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Proficiency in in MS Office, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills

Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: accounts receivable, accounts receivable processing, AR, AR coordinator, billing, invoicing, clerical, bookkeeping 

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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.

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