Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in Freehold, New Jersey

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a quickly growing accounting team looking for a candidate to join them who is 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. In this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, you will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to succeed at handling 200+ invoices a week. This is a short term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Freehold, New Jersey area.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP

  • Settle bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a variety of ledgers

  • Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

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

  • Test documents and codes

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

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

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

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

  • ERP system experience

  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Accounts receivable experience

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

If you are interested please send your resume to Michelle.Gundel@accountemps.com

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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