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Robert Half International Cash Application Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Description Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerks who are self-starting and detail-oriented will be excited about this opportunity! This is a short-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. Accountemps is partnering with a growing Manufacturing company who is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk to join the accounting team. Entering, posting, and reconciling batches, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging report, placing billing and collection calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, updating, and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L will be among the Accounts Receivable Clerk's duties. A strong candidate for this job will be looking for career growth potential, and be capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.

Your responsibilities

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, including skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

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

  • Test documents and codes

  • Complete a wide range of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

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

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

  • Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP Requirements - 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Strong familiarity with data entry

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Data entry experience preferred

  • Cash applications experience

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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

  • General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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 temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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