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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Golden State Foods

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Conyers, GA
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Overview

Supports the Accounting department in various A/R activities.  Emphasis will be on applying cash receipts, communicating with customers regarding remittance information and collections on past due accounts

Responsibilities

  • Manage customer remittances and apply daily cash (35%)
  • Send communication to customers regarding payments (confirm payment dates and follow-up on delinquent payments). (35%) 
  • Work with Customer Service and Sales on set-up of new customers, adjusting payment terms, ensuring system pricing is correct. (15%)
  • Generate weekly and monthly A/R reports. (5%)
  • Participate in month end closing activities related to A/R (5%)
  • Document and maintain policies, procedures, and training material as required. (5%)
  • Engage in cross-training with other members in the accounting department
  • Complete special assignments and requests as directed by management timely and accurately.

Qualifications

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent years of experience in a related field.

 

Experience:

3 to 6 years of experience working in a similar role.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • Generally accepted accounting principles (E)
  • General accounting structure, policies, and procedures (E)
  • Working knowledge of ERP and Accounting software systems (J)
  • PC hardware and software concepts and techniques (J)
  • Proficient use of MS Office including Excel and Access (J)