Robert Half International Collections Specialist in Oakland Park, Florida

A self-starting, detail oriented Accounts Receivable Clerk (A/R) might be interested in this job opening. This is a long term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Oakland Park, Florida area. Accountemps is filling a job opening for an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk, to join the accounting team at a growing Construction/Contractor company. On an average day, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will perform tasks like entering, posting, and reconciling batches, as well as 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. A strong candidate for this job will be looking for career growth potential, and be capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Balance bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a number of different ledgers

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

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

  • Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

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

  • Test documents and codes

  • Complete a wide range of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

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

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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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