Accounts Receivable Clerk


$15.00 to $17.00 per hour



Date Posted:

May 29, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

At Accountemps, there's a terrific opportunity for an experienced Accounts Receivable (A/R) detail oriented to join a dynamic, up-and-coming organization. In this position, you will 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. You will be charged with full-cycle AP, handling a high volume of invoices per week, with high attention to detail. If you have growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team! This is a short-term temporary-to-full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Detroit, Michigan area.

What you get to do every day

- Test documents and codes

- Promote, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization

- Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers

- Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP

- Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

- Provide information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

- Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers

- Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks
- Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

- Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Expertise in Microsoft Excel

- Adeptness in communication

- Deep understanding of bank reconciliations

- Demonstrated knowledge of cash applications

- General familiarity with consumer collections

- Bank reconciliations experience

- Data entry experience

- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- 3+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

- Skilled with ERP systems

- AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field desired

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills
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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