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Accounts Receivable Specialist  

Category Accounting/Finance  

A healthy and growing company addressing the most urgent national defense challenges, STR is developing fundamentally new capabilities in research areas such as data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation.

Position Summary: 
Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounts Receivable Specialist will support all functions of the department and carry out the day-to-day Accounts Receivable related accounting activities of the company. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will also regularly interact with clients and vendors which requires a high degree of customer service orientation.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing monthly collections and receivables including:
    • Preparing and submitting customer invoices
    • Maintaining project database
    • Responding to accounts receivable inquiries
  • Following up on past due accounts
  • Working with other members of the Accounting Team and the customers to facilitate prompt payment
  • Preparing analysis of accounts as required
  • Assisting with related special projects as needed
  • Managing customer information and payment terms
  • Assisting Accounting Manager in maintaining financial controls and internal policies
  • Participating in annual audit and contract close outs
Position Requirements

Required Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Professional services billing experience
  • Task and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Good multi-tasking, coordination, organization and time management skills
  • Able to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Able to recognize and resolve problems collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Working knowledge of the MS Office Suite

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Costpoint
About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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