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Title

Accounts Receiveable Specialist 

Category Accounting/Finance  
Description

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of, and reporting to the Controller, the Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for the credit function and accounts receivable for the company.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Establish credit worthiness of new and existing domestic and international customers to limit the credit risk incurred by the company. Involves setting credit limits as well as approval, extension and termination of credit to customers.
  2. Review credit limits on a routine basis and adjust as appropriate.
  3. Design and oversee the systematic collection and follow-up of accounts receivable with customers, with the intention of maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the accounts receivable subsidiary records. Work with sales to assist with collection/negotiation.
  4. Negotiate advance payments, establishment of additional guarantees (bank guarantees, delegations of payment, credit insurance, etc) to maximize sales while controlling risk of bad debts and improving working capital.
  5. Process selective legal action on collection accounts, control bad debt losses, file bankruptcy claims, recommend accounts for write off, and stay current on changing bankruptcy laws and regulations.
  6. Determine whether orders and/or shipments are to be released or held based on the customer’s account status.
  7. Prepare and establish credit and collection policies.
  8. Post customer payments, credit memos, and adjustments to invoices.
  9. Maintain accurate general ledger, verify and reconcile account balances and make adjusting entries & update subsidiary records.
  10. Prepare workpapers, AR confirmations, and assist with annual financial audit.
  11. Prepare miscellaneous census and surveys.
  12. Promote self-education in the Accounting field.
  13. Assist the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with special projects.
  14. Assist the Cost Accountant, Staff Accountant, and Payroll Administrator with special projects.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be highly organized and detail oriented.

Must have strong problem-solving skills.

Must be accountable and a team player.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with all teams, customers and auditors.

Ability to work independently with a high level of tact and strong communication skills required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field with at least two years of experience with credit and collection or an Associate’s degree with years of experience with credit and collection.

Strong Microsoft Office skills.

Experience with a fully integrated accounting system, preferably with Dynamics 365

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Shift First  
Hourly $40,000.00 - $45,000 Yearly - Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm  
Position Accounts Receiveable Specialist  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number ACC-20-00002  
Location Menomonee Falls - Glenroy, Inc.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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