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Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in NEW YORK, New York

Description Robert Half is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. If you want to join a quickly growing accounting team, you might be interested in this job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package. The Accounts Receivable Clerk 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 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 short-term contract / temporary to hire Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the New York, New York area.

How you will make an impact

  • Execute a number of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization

  • Help resolve payment issues by contacting clients, assist in setting up payment plans

  • Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in various ledgers

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

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

  • Verify documents and codes Requirements - Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Knowledge of cash applications

  • Credit collections experience preferred

  • Billing experience

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

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

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing 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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