Robert Half International Accounts Receivables Specialist in Buffalo, New York

Accountemps is partnering with an established organization that is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk to join the accounting team. The Accounts Receivable Clerk's duties will be to 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. Candidates looking for career growth potential and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week will be best fit for this position.

How you will make an impact - Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues - Perform a wide range of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks - Sort out payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP - Settle bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a variety of ledgers - Provide information, as requested to the sales/marketing department, shippers, customers, and other stakeholders - Identify delinquent customer accounts through standard company procedures - Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers - Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans - Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and other accounting related software
  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field
  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

For immediate consideration please contact Accountemps at (716)842-0801 or view our website for a full listing of current opportunities.

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.

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