Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in CHICAGO, Illinois
Description Robert Half has a superb opportunity for an Accounts Receivable (A/R) detail oriented at a Transport company. To succeed in this role, you will 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. If you are looking for a company that offers great career growth potential and an impressive benefits package, this could be a great match for you. This is a short-term contract / temporary to full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Chicago, Illinois area.
Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment
Take care of payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP
Confirm documents and codes
Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks
Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers
Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization
Provide information, as requested to the sales/marketing department, shippers, customers, and other stakeholders Requirements - AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred
Proven analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience
Deep understanding of customer service
Cash applications experience
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills
2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
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