Accounts Receivable Specialist Job Description

What is an Accounts Receivable Specialist?

Accounts receivable specialists are tasked with overseeing billing operations and processes in order to ensure collection of account balances. This generally entails billing for invoiced orders, supporting collection efforts, and reviewing account disrepancies. Accounts receivable specialists are needed in a variety of accounting environments.

Most accounts receivable specialists have an associate's degree in accounting. The best accounts receivable specialists have a knack for numbers, are very outcome oriented, and have strong prioritization skills.

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Job Overview

Acme Corp is one of the leading companies in our field in the Metropolis area. We're proud to have a 4.4 rating on Glassdoor from our employees. We're now hiring a seasoned Accounts Receivable Specialist to join our existing top-notch team. If you're eager for your next challenge, Acme Corp is an ideal place to get ahead. Apply today!

Responsibilities for Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Process accounts receivable transactions
  • Continuous evaluation of current policies and recommendations for process improvements
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Provide support for internal and external audits
  • Prepare cash receipts for processing
  • Perform account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage collection efforts and associated functions

Qualifications for Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • At minimum, an associate's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience with collections, invoicing, and/or accounts receivable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of GAAP and basic accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail with a dedication to accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze large sets of data
  • High degree of familiarity with accounts receivable functions

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