Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in CHICAGO, Illinois
Description You might be a good fit for this Accounts Receivable (A/R) position, if you want to join a growing company with a dynamic team. The ideal candidate for this position can enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging reports, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, and update and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L. Candidates looking to develop their careers and enjoy a generous benefits package will be interested in this opportunity through Robert Half. The Accounts Receivable Clerk role will be based in the Chicago, Illinois region and is a permanent employment opportunity.
How you will make an impact
Communicate with clients to settle payment issues and help create a payment plan
Verify the correctness of documents and codes
Answer questions from shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stake holders
Handle a range of basic accounting tasks using standard procedures
Post and balance financial information in a number of ledgers while reconciling bank accounts
Handle monthly closings and annual reports, including processing payments and compiling segments in compliance with GAAP
Maintain, relate, and promote the mission, values and culture of the organization Requirements - Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Strong familiarity with cash applications
Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field
Proven analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
Experience with ERP systems
Relevant experience in accounts receivable
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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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.