Account Receivable Clerk

Alpha Baking Co., Inc.

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Chicago, IL
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job description

Location: 5001 W. Polk St. Chicago, IL 60644

This position is responsible for accurate processing of accounts receivable data.  Collects and Reconciles Customer accounts. Maintains and organizes customer files.
Essential Job Results
Applies customer payments in accounting system in a timely manner to maintain accurate customer accounts.
Collection calls and follow-up.
Research and resolve customer account discrepancies.
Reconciles deductions for short, damaged, pricing and any other customer related claims.
Reviews and maintain customer aging spreadsheet.
Maintains and monitors customer credits.
Provides customer service to Customers, Brokers and Sales.
Communicates with Manager on any problem accounts.
Misc assigned duties.

About us

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

Education and/or Experience

High school  diploma required
Additional education in accounting is desired
Previous experience in accounts receivable 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to handle difficult and potentially stressful situations
Ability to work as a team player
Knowledge of accounting functions
Organizational skills
Communication skills
Computer skills
Ability to set priorities
Capability to handle multiple projects

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.