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Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in Evanston, Illinois

Description Robert Half is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. The accounting team is growing quickly and is looking for someone interested in great career growth potential and a great benefits package. 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. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you will be a good fit for this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, which handles 200+ invoices a week. This is a long-term contract / temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Evanston, Illinois area.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

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

  • Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers

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

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

  • Corroborate documents and codes

  • Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks Requirements - AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field

  • High attention to detail

  • Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Adeptness in customer invoices

  • Proficiency in Epicor

  • Epicor Erp experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Basic Math Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Credit Memo

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • General familiarity with Check Runs

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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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