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Robert Half Accounts Receivable Clerk in Westwood, Massachusetts

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. 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. Candidates who are self-starters and who have high attention to detail will be the best fit for this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, since they will handle 200+ invoices a week. This is a contract Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Westwood, Massachusetts area.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Clerk:

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

  • Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers

  • Confirm documents and codes

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

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

  • Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization

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

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

    Requirements

Skills of the Accounts Receivable Clerk:

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

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

  • Deep understanding of Aging Accounts

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Daily Cash Management experience

  • Practical knowledge of data entry

  • Proven knowledge of Daily Cash Receipts

  • Well-founded grasp of Daily Cash Management

  • General familiarity with cash posting

  • Earlier work involving Microsoft Excel

  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Strong attention to detail

If you would like to be considered for the Accounts Receivable Clerk, please apply today!

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