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Analyst, Accounts Receivable

Covanta

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Morristown, NJ
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

The Accounts Receivable Analyst will assist in all areas of Accounts Receivable and Customer Accounting activities (Cash Application, Reporting, Analysis, Etc.)

Position Responsibilities

  • Match a variety of payment types including checks, wires, and credit card payments to customer invoices
  • Review and reconcile AR aging - report to management for any issues
  • Review and reconcile credit balances
  • Ability to utilize systems to create and analyze ad hoc financial reporting
  • Assist in the effective and efficient month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes
  • Maintain and report on all relevant statistics for Accounts Receivable. This task may include the assembly of both routine and ad-hoc reports based on business needs.
  • Monitor and maintain the DSO of the organization.
  • Analysis and reporting of Accounts Receivable data and metrics to key stakeholders identifying areas of concern
  • Assist with any additional ad hoc reports/analysis as needed.
  • Perform all needed General Ledger Account Reconciliations
  • Help ensure compliance with all Accounting and Finance policies, practices, and procedures
  • Monitoring, tracking, and enforcing AR department policies and procedures, identifying inefficiencies, proposing, and documenting new concepts and procedures
  • Assist collection team in researching over payments and on-account payments
  • Participate in team planning meetings
  • Meet defined departmental goals and activity metrics
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Accounting and Accounts Receivable Process required
  • 3 years preferred. We will also consider someone with 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a team environment required
  • Must demonstrate initiative to solve issues independently, consistently, and professionally
  • Must be detail and goal oriented, possess strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to work effectively and in cooperation with various departments
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and internal personal skills
  • Ability to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks and effectively meet deadlines
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Ability to produce timely, accurate, reliable, and relevant information
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and / or NetSuite ERP Systems a plus

Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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