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Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Description Robert Half is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. If you want to join a quickly growing accounting team, you might be interested in this job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package. If you are able to enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, you are a good fit for this position. The Accounts Receivable Clerk must be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to handle 200+ invoices a week. This is a short-term contract / temporary to hire Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area.

Your responsibilities

  • Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers

  • Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

  • Corroborate documents and codes

  • Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Promote, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans Requirements - Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Consumer collections experience

  • Adeptness in Aging Reports

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Proficiency in Billing Statements

  • Billing Collection experience preferred

  • Experience with commercial collections

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience desired

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aging Accounts

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred

  • Efficient in ERP systems

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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