Position Title:

Accounts Receivable Specialist

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Department:

 

Accounting

 

Date Created:

June, 2019

Reports To:

VP, Accounting

Approved By:

 

 

Summary of Job: Responsible for accurately recording payments received by customer, verify cash receipts from branches and assist credit manager with collection of accounts.

  • Collect on accounts by sending invoice reminders and communication with customers via phone, email, or mail
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, ACH and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software
  • Scan checks for deposit and reconcile to daily cash receipts journal report
  • Verify the validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments and customers
  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries
  • Resolve invalid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedure
  • Communicate with outside sales team and branch managers regarding special billing situations, payment resolutions and invoicing discrepancies
  • Versatile in working with various customer portals to download payment advice and invoice status