Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in Providence, Rhode Island
Description If you're a self-starting and detail-oriented Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk, we might have a job for you! This is a short-term contract / temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Providence, Rhode Island area. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will be 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. This position is for candidates who are looking for career growth potential, and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.
Your responsibilities in this role
Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
Represent and exude the values, culture, and mission of the organization
Provide information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in various ledgers
Corroborate documents and codes
Execute a number of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks
Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers
Process payments and compile segments of annual reports and monthly closings in compliance with GAAP Requirements - Detailed and have the ability work independently
General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred
2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Current and relevant ERP system experience
AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field desired
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