Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location: Portland, Maine
Date Posted: 07-27-2017
Position Title          Accounts Receivable Clerk - ME  #3784
Relocation              No
Location                  Portland Maine
Process all aspects of accounts receivable, including daily accounting, recording of accounts receivable, cash application, reconciling customer accounts, preparing of customer statements, analyzing remittance information to apply customer payments accurately, and making collection calls.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures timely and accurate processing of invoices, reviewing paperwork, processing adjustments, and posting manual invoices to customer accounts.
Applies daily cash that is received by ACH and other means to customer accounts, utilizing Great Plains.
Processes remittance information and reviews instructions accompanying items to determine proper payment application to reconcile customer accounts accordingly.
Prepares weekly and monthly customer statements.
Prepares weekly credit card processing for customer accounts and weekly billing discount reports.
Initiates communication with internal and external accounting personnel to resolve customer account issues and discrepancies.
Investigates and performs collection calls for delinquent accounts.
Distributes disputed payment information and supporting detail to appropriate personnel.
Prepares payment remittance detail and check copies for scanning into our archive storage database.
Monitors, processes, and eliminates appropriate chargebacks and unapplied cash from customer accounts.
Keeps supervisor informed of activities that may require his/her attention.
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent plus college courses or Associate's Degree in Accounting preferred.
1-3 years' accounts receivable experience in accounting or business environment.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills
Strong customer focus
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, intermediate Excel skills
Reliable and ability to meet deadlines
Demonstrated strong attention to detail, organizational skills, initiative, and follow up
Team player
Cash application experience
Proficient 10-key skills
Ability to research and resolve problems
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.  High school diploma or equivalent required.  College courses or Associate's Degree in Accounting preferred.
2.  1-3 years of experience in account receivables in an accounting or business environment.
3.  Cash application experience.
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