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Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in Westbury, New York

Description Robert Half is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package in 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. In this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, you will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to succeed at handling 200+ invoices a week. This is a long-term contract / temporary to full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Westbury, New York area.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Confirm documents and codes

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

  • Settle bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a variety of ledgers

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

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

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

  • Execute a number of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks Requirements - Proven analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

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

    • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

    • Efficient in ERP systems

    • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

    • Proven knowledge of Enter Invoices

    • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience desired

    • Well-founded grasp of account reconciliation

    • Knowledge of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

    • Provider Disputes experience highly desired

    • Strong familiarity with SAP

    • Foundational knowledge in Aging Reports

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