Accounts Receivable Specialist


AP Professionals
Published
April 13, 2021
Location
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks, Suite 140

Description

Direct Hire, Accounts Receivable Specialist opportunity located Downtown,  $36-39K/year. The hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.  Position is currently work from home but will eventually be in the office.  The company is looking for someone who is able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Responsibilities

  • Process incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare daily bank deposit and assist with cash drawer reconciliation
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and posting accounts receivable data
  • Prepare weekly accounts receivable forecast
  • Generate and send customer invoices and monthly statements
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Assist customers with invoicing and payment inquiries
  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients
  • Review aging report and monitor customer accounts to identify those that are at risk
  • Meet monthly with branch mangers to review their aging report and create action plans for any delinquent accounts
  • Create and maintain accurate customer collection files
  • Making outbound collection calls in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations
  • Mail/email correspondence to customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts
  • Provide timely follow-up on payment arrangements
  • Maintain holds on delinquent accounts, recommend accounts to send to a collection agency

Education

  • Associates degree from an accredited two-year program

Experience

  • 2+ years relevant accounting experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Demonstrate efficiency in MS Office, especially Excel
  • General knowledge of accounting software and database software
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter and reliable
  • Capable of consistently prioritizing multiple tasks
  • Excellent telephone and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to investigate problems
  • Effective business writing skills
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