Accounts Receivable Specialist


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Somerset, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Position Description

At a Glance


Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Accounts Receivable Specialist to join the Power, Access and Control Team in Reno, NV or Somerset, NJ. The AR Specialist is responsible for all phases of the accounts receivable process. This includes account reconciliation, credit limit management, and assisting Sales Operations with dispute resolution and customer communication. Provide key direction for internal and external customers to ensure the timely processing of orders while providing prudent management of investment in accounts receivables. This position will perform advanced and complex tasks as well as share expertise within the Finance Department.


What Will You Do?


Main Job Duties:


  • Researches and resolves payment issues such as chargeback’s, unauthorized deductions, and policy compliance
  • Manage the efficient collections of assigned accounts within the terms and conditions of the company.
  • Suggests and manages customer credit limits.
  • Perform month end closing activities.
  • Perform Bank account reconciliations.
  • Perform recurring and non-recurring journal entries.
  • Develops and implements policies for billing, collections, and cash applications.
  • Maintains constant communication and builds relationships via phone and email conversation with customer’s accounts payable departments
  • There will be regular interaction with many internal teams for dispute resolution and collection of accounts receivable items in a timely manner.
  • Recommend ways to improve processes to avoid future collection issues.
  • Assist with cash projections
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.


Required Skills


Education: A.S. in accounting, finance or related, or equivalent experience


Experience: Minimum 3 years in accounts receivable experience



  • Good working knowledge of economics, finance, accounting, sales, and marketing.
  • Must be able to work independently. Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment is a must.
  • Requires close attention to detail, ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes to prevent errors.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
  • Must have strong customer service orientation.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional computer skills, extensive knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software. SAP experience a plus.
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment.

Company Info

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit


About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit


About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

Legrand’s Data, Power & Control (DPC) division is a global provider of award winning technology and infrastructure products which serve the expanding requirements of today’s data centers and related ecosystems. Our innovative products are principally sold under the Starline, Raritan, Server Technology, US Safety Trolley, and Legrand brand names. As a leading provider of best in class overhead power supply system’s, intelligent PDUs, KVM switches, connectivity, cabinet and containment solutions, our goal is to support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design. For more information, visit and


Equal Opportunity Employer