Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

A client in the West Loop is in need of an Accounts Receivable Specialist for a temporary to full-time position. The client is looking to start this candidate within the next week and has made it a top priority. Please see details regarding the position below.

Primary Job Duties:

? Perform general collection functions such as notifying customers of delinquent accounts, emailing invoices, receiving and posting payments by checks, ACHs and credit cards, maintaining communication records with customers in the accounting system, initiating service disconnection for delinquent accounts, preparing AR statements for department head and sales team. ? Works closely with billing department and sales team to solve collection issues. ? Assists in departmental and organizational duties such as filing, copying and data entry. ? Manage a portfolio of customers throughout North America; manage their needs and requests. ? Correspond with a minimum of 100 customers daily. ? Minimize bad debt exposure, maintain aging at an acceptable level. ? Research delinquent accounts. ? Bring late accounts up to current status. ? Educate customers on keeping their accounts current. ? Identify process improvements. ? Assist leadership with ad-hoc reports and special projects. ? Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Please email your resume to Angela Bucaro at angela.bucaro@accountemps.com to be considered for this role.

Requirements:

? Associate Degree in Accounting or other business major. ? Minimum 2 years? experience in Accounts Receivable or other Bookkeeping functions. ? Customer service oriented. ? Excellent verbal and written communication skills. ? Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word along with JD Edwards ? Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. ? Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and highly detail oriented. ? Ability to adhere to strict operational procedures. ? Ability to prioritize and organize workload.

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