Credit Collections and Accounts Receivable Specialst

Posting ID : A1068529738
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Accounting Finance

Well established packaging manufacturer is in search of a Credit, Collections and A/R Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the accounts receivable process.

Responsibilities:
Contact customers primarily by phone regarding payment status on past due invoices.
Set up new accounts in computer system. This includes reviewing the credit application and checking prospective customer references.
Work with sales personnel to ensure proper documentation is received for new customer accounts.
Maintain customer account database and hard copy files.
Provide copies of invoices to customers as requested.
Process credit card payments.
Submit A/R Aging report to credit company.
Assist customer service with customers placed on credit hold.
Protects the company's value by keeping information confidential.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
Reconciliation of General Ledger to Accounts Receivable database.
Various other tasks as needed.

Qualifications:
Ability to effectively communicate with a vast array of people including. customers and co-workers.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work load.
Excellent organization skills -- must be detail oriented.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strive toward process efficiencies.
Prior accounting experience helpful.
Basic understanding of accounting principles and procedures.

Technical Skills:
Data Entry
Microsoft Excel
Computerized accounting systems
Ability to learn new applications easily

Education:
AA or some college accounting coursework preferred.

MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A PRE EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN.


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