Accounts Receivable Clerk


$13.46 to $15.59 per hour


Chattanooga, TN

Date Posted:

May 31, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a job opening at this quickly growing accounting team for someone interested in great career growth potential and a great benefits package. A successful candidate for this position will be ready to enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you will be a good fit for this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, which handles 200+ invoices a week. This is a short-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area.

What you get to do every single day

- Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers
- Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks
- Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization
- Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers
- Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
- Confirm documents and codes
- Provide information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
- Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP

For immediate consideration, please email resumes to [email protected]
- 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
- High attention to detail
- Data entry experience preferred
- Foundational knowledge in cash posting
- Adeptness in Microsoft Excel
- Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
- Proficiency in bank reconciliations
- Balance sheets experience
- Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
- Proficient in ERP systems
- AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field

***All candidates are required to undergo a background check, drug screening and verification of previous employment.***
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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