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Accounts Receivable Supervisor 

About the Organization Cogent is a growing, midwest company that provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions. Our companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, Industrial Measurement and Control, iME Solutions, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering, Velocity and Water Technology Group. Cogent companies are committed to providing compelling, pertinent and logical solutions while serving the local Industrial, Municipal, Commercial Building Trades, Oil & Gas markets. Our people make the difference. Our shared values define us as a team and bring our vision to life. We are an employee owned business where more than 220 employee owners expect their teammates to work hard, be creative, and get engaged and together we build our future and share in the outcome!


Are you looking for a great company with great people; a place you can retire from someday? If a position where you can directly impact the success of an organization and share in that success as an Employee Owner sounds like a refreshing opportunity, then check us out. Together we are building our future!

Our Kansas City branch is currently looking for a bright, self-driven individual to lead our Accounts Receivable department. The Accounts Receivable Supervisor is responsible for the collection of payments from customers on behalf of the company. They supervise the receivables team and will be accountable for the timely and accurate invoicing of customers and the handling of overdue payments according to the company’s policies. If you have previous experience leading an AR team to successfully achieve day-to-day results, we’d like to meet you! 

What we value:

  • Intelligent, entrepreneurial, and industrious individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • Individuals who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas, and driving change
  • Passionate individuals who naturally do more than is asked and want to make a difference both at work and outside of work
  • Teammates who want to build lasting friendships with those around them through trust, loyalty, and respect
Position Accounts Receivable Manager  
Position Requirements

Essential duties of this position are:

  • Support the Accounts Receivable Team on a daily basis and train new team members
  • Ensure timely collection of payments
  • Negotiate with clients in non-payment cases
  • Ensure the proper application of sales tax
  • Understand Cogent’s revenue recognition guidelines and help team members apply them
  • Maintain financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls
  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with customers both internal and external
  • Prioritize tasks based on customer needs both internal and external
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by posting monthly account transactions and reconciling assigned accounts
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

Qualified candidates should have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities such as:

  • Proven work experience in leading an Accounts Receivable Team
  • Ability to perform tasks with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Time and process management, including the ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous deadlines, set priorities, and work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and phone etiquette skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software

What we offer above and beyond competitive pay:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) with match
  • Profit-Sharing Plan (Bonuses)
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance
  • Generous PTO and Holidays
  • And much more!

We value a great attitude and hard work and in return provide competitive wages, employee ownership, benefits, training and career growth opportunities. To begin a rewarding career with Cogent, apply today at


EOE Statement Cogent, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Kansas City (Cogent)  
Category Accounting/Finance  
Division Cogent, Inc.  

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