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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Company: Robert Half International
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a self-starting and detail-oriented Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk? This is a contract to full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Birmingham, Alabama area. On an average day, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will perform tasks like entering, posting, and reconciling batches, as well as researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging report, placing billing and collection calls and maintaining cash receipts journal. This position is for candidates who are looking for career growth potential, and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.


- Test documents and codes

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

- Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

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

- Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

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

- Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment

- Represent and exude the values, culture, and mission of the organization

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field - 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable - Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Word experience highly desired - Back office support experience - Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR) - Customer service experience preferred - Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy - Experience with ERP systems

Keywords: Robert Half International, Birmingham , Accounts Receivable Assistant, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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