Accounts Receivable Specialist


$17.41 to $20.16 per hour



Date Posted:

April 29, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

There's an exciting opportunity available with Accountemps for an experienced Accounts Receivable (A/R) professional to join a growing organization. In this role, you will enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging reports, place billing and collection calls, maintain the 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 are looking for a company that offers great career growth potential and an impressive benefits package, this could be a great match for you. This is a long-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Washington, District of Columbia area.

Your responsibilities

- 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

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

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

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

- Verify codes and documents

- Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

- Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization
- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

- Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

- Foundational knowledge in Lock Box

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience highly desired

- Solid understanding of cash reconciliations

- Daily Cash Receipts experience required

- Proficiency in cash reconciliations

- Great Plains experience preferred

- 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 to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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