Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We are currently seeking Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk candidates who are self-starting and detail oriented. This is a long term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. As part of their duties, the Accounts Receivable Clerk 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. If you can process 200+ invoices per week and are looking for career growth potential, then you're a great match for this position.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers

  • Test documents and codes

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

  • Represent and exude the values, culture, and mission of the organization

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

  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Solid understanding of cash posting

  • Expertise in accounts receivable

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

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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