Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) specialist. If you want to join a quickly growing accounting team, you might be interested in this job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package. The Accounts Receivable specialist will 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. In this Accounts Receivable specialist position, you will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to succeed at handling 200+ invoices a week. This is a long term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable position and is based in the New Providence, New Jersey area.

What you get to do every day

  • Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP

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

  • Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Verify documents and codes

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

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

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment

  • Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization

  • Proficient in ERP systems

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

  • Strong familiarity with SAP

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Experience with consumer collections

  • Solid understanding of cash applications

  • Command of account reconciliation

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills

All interested candidates please send your resume to: james.smith@accountemps.com

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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