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Accounts Receivable Representative

Sunsweet Growers, Inc.

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Yuba City, CA
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine accounting activities in accordance with standard procedures.  Prepares and processes customer remittance for updating and maintaining Accounts Receivable records. Prepares and processes customer short pay (deduction) packet and inputs into MEI System.  Provides administrative support to other department personnel for A/R portfolio maintenance activities. Maintains direct contact with customers, brokers and/or other departments to resolve disputes. 

Qualifications:

  • 2 years Accounts Receivable experience preferred, with a minimum of 1 year experience in the Food and/or consumer product industry.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat
  • Knowledge of business support software, such as SAP
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, and proven ability to manage relationships with external and internal customers/brokers.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Displays initiative.
  • Perform basic office functions, 10-key, scanners, copier.

Responsibilities:

Cash Application and Deductions

  • Prepares and processes daily cash remittance data for input into SAP.
  • Obtains backup for short payments and maintains backup files.
  • Works independently to resolve disputes in amounts due with customer and other departments.
  • Researches and requests POD for shortages and missed appointments.
  • Copies, scans and puts together deduction packets daily and attach in MEI.
  • Maintain deductions logs.
  • Performs or assists with deduction offsets.
  • Researches invalid deductions, and gather all information to include in request for repayment.

Department Support

  • Prepares and processes daily cash remittance data for input into SAP.
  • Obtains backup for short payments and maintains backup files.
  • Works independently to resolve disputes in amounts due with customer and other departments.
  • Researches and requests POD for shortages and missed appointments.
  • Copies, scans and puts together deduction packets daily and attach in MEI.
  • Maintain deductions logs.
  • Performs or assists with deduction offsets.
  • Researches invalid deductions, and gather all information to include in request for repayment.

Department Support

  • Provide support to A/R Department and Manager as needed.
  • Assist with Accounts Receivable special projects when necessary.
  • Reviews customer accounts for unapplied cash or credit memos.
  • Works with other department personnel in resolving issues regarding cash application.
  • Performs Co-Pack billing and auditing.

Personal Growth

  • Demonstrates commitment to continued personal and professional growth and development.
  • Exercises tact and discretion in interpersonal contacts.
  • Respects confidentiality of customer information.
  • Provides input for efficiencies in department processes.