Accounts Receivable Specialist


$10.00 to $14.00 per hour


Kentwood, MI

Date Posted:

November 3, 2017

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accounts Receivable Specialist
Accountemps has an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Specialist (A/R) at a brand new company that is already expanding! The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for the entering, posting and reconciliation of batches This Accounts Receivable Specialist will 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. This is a long term temporary-to-fulltime position and is based in the Kentwood, Michigan area. For more information email [email protected] or call Melissa Burke at 616-454-5200.
Accounts Receivable Clerk major responsibilities
- Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks
- Provide information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
- Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment
- Corroborate documents and codes
- Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers
- Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP
- Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization
- Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
- 1+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
- Strong attention to detail
- Efficient in ERP systems and financial reporting tools
- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred
- Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
- Accounts receivable experience desired
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.

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