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Accounts Receivable Speciaist

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

A top client of ours, headquartered in Chicago are looking to add an Accounts Receivable Specialist to their growing Accounting & Finance team! Join today!Boosting one of the largest and worlds leading wholesalers with a globally recognized brand, this client has 70 years of experience serving independent retailers! They support a spirit of entrepreneurial thinking, a passion for excellence, and fosters a workplace that promotes teamwork and shared knowledge.
Why work here:Joining this client offers a culture that:

  • Embraces personal and professional growth
  • Recognizes diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation
  • Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

    Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

    • Ability to perform daily reconciliation of all cash received into banks to cash posted in the AR financial system and resolve variances.
    • Responsible for researching, identifying, and allocating all payments and ensures that all copay payments are posted and distributed accurately.
    • Utilize appropriate judgment in discerning current cash application procedures to assess and revise insufficient and/or inaccurate remittance information.
    • Collaborate with customers and internal business partners to achieve improvement in the application of cash.
    • Perform all cash application functions accurately, timely and with a sense of urgency.
    • Additional duties include assisting with special projects, travel coordination and ability to do other accounting duties as assigned such as bank reconciliations and analysis.
    • Other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications for the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

      • Associates degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of years of experience
      • 2+ years of experience in credit and collections or comparable
      • Experience with accounting softwares preferred
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
      • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
      • Demonstrates appropriate diplomacy with internal and external customers when discussing credit issues
      • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
      • Ability to multi-task and function in a fast paced work environment
      • Detail oriented
      • Ability to appreciate deadlines, prioritize tasks and display a sense of urgency


Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Chicago , Accounts Receivable Speciaist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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