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Robert Half Accounts Payable Clerk in Niles, Illinois

Description Robert Half has partnered with a successful Manufacturing firm in finding an experienced Accounts Receivable (A/R) detail oriented to join their growing team. In this position, you 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 top performer seeking a solid benefits packaged and a great work environment, apply today! This is a long-term contract / contract / contract / temporary to full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Niles, Illinois area.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Confirm 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

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

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

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

  • Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders Requirements - Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Data entry experience

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

  • Excel Formulas experience required

  • Skilled with ERP systems

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