Robert Half Accountemps Accounts Receivable Clerk in PLYMOUTH, Michigan

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Candidates who are looking for great career growth potential and a great benefits package will be interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. On an average day, 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 are likely to be successful at handling 200+ invoices a week at this Accounts Receivable Clerk position. This is a long term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Plymouth, Michigan area.

Your responsibilities

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

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

Sort out payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP

Confirm documents and codes

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

Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

Communicate 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

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

Expertise in Oracle

Microsoft Excel experience

Comprehensive knowledge of commercial collections

Experience with ERP systems

5+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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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