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Accounts Receivable Collection Specialist

Vantage Apparel

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Avenel, NJ
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Description

Vantage Apparel is the nation’s top source for custom logo apparel, outfitting and decorating for some of the most well-known brands in the World. We are a top player in the collegiate, golf, resort, and licensed products markets, and have been the leading B2B innovator in the promotional apparel industry since 1977. In 2020, we were awarded our 24th PPAI Gold Pyramid Award for Supplier Decorating in the category of embroidery, our 12th ASI Distributor Choice Award for Decorated Apparel, and we also won Silver Pyramid Awards in the embroidery and video content categories. If you’ve been to a store that has employees wearing shirts with logos, there is a very good chance that the product or logo decoration was done by Vantage Apparel. 


JOB SUMMARY 

- Prepare and post customer payments and transactions related to account receivable,

- Maintain and update customers’ credit files as well as their files in the system on an as needed basis

- Contact customers by telephone or email regarding past delinquent accounts by reviewing accounts receivable aging reports

- Create reports regarding the status of customer account statuses as requested by the credit manager

- Research and resolve customer discrepancies and past due amounts with the assistance of the Credit manager if needed

- Prepare or assist in the monthly accounts receivable reconciliations

- Team-up with billing personnel to resolve/close open customer specific issues

- Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as accounting software

- Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment

- Ability to anticipate work needs and interact in a professional manner with customers and co-workers

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

- High school diploma or equivalent required; associates or bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.

- At least 5 years or related experience required