Accounts Receivable Clerk


Salary:

$12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Location:

Emporia, VA

Date Posted:

April 18, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary-to-full-time

Job Reference:

04320-0010943579

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package in this quickly growing accounting team. Candidates who are able 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 will be most fit for this position. The Accounts Receivable Clerk must be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to handle 200+ invoices a week. This is a long-term temporary-to-full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Emporia, Virginia area.

Key responsibilities

- Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

- Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in various ledgers

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

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

- Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP

- Corroborate documents and codes

- Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

- Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization
Requirements
- AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

- Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Commercial collections experience preferred

- Proficiency in numeric data entry

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
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 www.accountemps.com 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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