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Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in RICHMOND, Virginia

Description

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. A successful candidate for this position will be ready to 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. Since the Accounts Receivable Clerk will handle 200+ invoices a week, they must be a self-starter with high attention to detail. This is a long-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Richmond, Virginia area.

Major responsibilities

  • Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Process payments and compile segments of annual reports and monthly closings in compliance with GAAP

  • Verify codes and documents

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

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

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

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

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

Requirements

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

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Credit Card Payments experience

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Solid understanding of Cash Payments

  • Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Customer service experience highly desired

  • Well-founded grasp of data entry

  • Strong familiarity with Payment Processing

  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

  • Dependability in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills in particular

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $17.10 - $19.80 / Hourly

Location: RICHMOND, VA

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04310-0011592342

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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