Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in NORWALK, Connecticut
Description We might have an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk job for you, if you are self-starting and detail-oriented! This is a long-term contract / temporary to hire Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Norwalk, Connecticut area. As part of their duties, 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. Candidates looking for career growth potential and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week will be best fit for this position.
What you get to do every day
Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment
Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers
Execute a number of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks
Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization
Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
Corroborate documents and codes
Process payments and compile segments of annual reports and monthly closings in compliance with GAAP Requirements - Solid understanding of Voluntary Deductions
Experience with Accrual Entries
Accrual Accounting experience
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required
Deep understanding of Aging Accounts
Adeptness in Monthly Accruals
AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field desired
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Current and relevant ERP system experience
3+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills
Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
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