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Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Specialist in NEW YORK, New York


This exciting position for an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Specialist for a growing company is being filled by Robert Half Finance. In this role, your responsibilities will include entering, posting, and reconciling batches, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging report, placing billing and collection calls, maintaining a cash receipting journal, and updating, and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L. The team is rapidly growing and needs a self-starter to join the accounting team! If you want great career growth potential and an impressive benefits package, this company could be for you. The Accounts Receivable Specialist role will be based in the New York, New York region and is a full-time employment opportunity.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Post and balance financial information in a number of ledgers while reconciling bank accounts

  • Follow standard procedures to execute general accounting tasks

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

  • Verify documents and codes

  • Correspond with clients to resolve payment issues and set up payment plans

  • Manage monthly closings and annual reports, including handling payments and compiling segments in compliance with GAAP


  • Cash applications experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of EDI

  • Proven knowledge of Aging Reports

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in commercial collections

  • Well-founded grasp of journal entries

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required

  • General familiarity with chargebacks

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

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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