Accounts Receivable Clerk

Posted 1 week ago by Robert Half
Montvale, NJ
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description We are currently seeking Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk candidates who are self-starting and detail-oriented. This is a long-term contract / temporary to hire Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Montvale, New Jersey area. A growing Retail company is partnering with Robert Half to find an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk to join their accounting team. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will be entering, posting, and reconciling batches, as well as researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging report, placing billing and collection calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, updating, and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L. You’re a good fit for this position is you are looking for career growth potential, and are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.

Major responsibilities

– Promote, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization

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

– Execute a number of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

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

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

– Help resolve payment issues by contacting clients, assist in setting up payment plans

– Test documents and codes

– Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment Requirements – AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred

– 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

– Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

– Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

– Experience with ERP systems

– Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

– Knowledge of SAP

– Billing Collection experience

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