Accounts Receivable Specialist


Salary:

$19.00 to $24.00 per hour

Location:

Saint Paul, MN

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary-to-full-time

Job Reference:

02320-0010948280

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Candidates who are looking for great career growth potential and a great benefits package will be interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. On an average day, the Accounts Receivable Clerk 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. 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 Saint Paul, Minnesota area.

What you get to do every day

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

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

- Verify documents and codes

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

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

- Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

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

- Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in various ledgers
Requirements
- Excellent attention to detail

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

- Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel

- Foundational knowledge in billing

- Proven knowledge of credit collections

- Commercial collections experience highly desired

- Deep understanding of accounts receivable aging

- Solid understanding of account reconciliation

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required

- 1+ 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.

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