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Accounts receivable specialist / credit & collecti

Company: Creative Financial Staffing LLC
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Accounts Receivable Specialist - Growing Company, Great Benefits!!!

About the Company and Opportunity:
--- Our client is a manufacturing company headquartered in the NW Suburbs. They are hiring for an Accounts Receivables Specialist
--- This is a small, private, and growing company
--- They offer excellent benefits, including: company paid medical, dental, and vision, 401k matched, 4 weeks PTO, work/life balance, and positive environment
--- Some of the employee reviews, include things like:
o "feel appreciated, hands on training, great pay and benefit"
o "Great benefits! They really try to make coming to work fun, and plan a lot of events/get-togethers to boost morale. Everyone is very friendly, and it makes going to work every day that much better.
o "They really take care of their employees. Lots of benefits, team building experiences, picnics, parties and they are hyper focused on employee development and growing within the company. Feels like a family environment and I am grateful for the opportunity to further my career here. Great work/life balance too."
o "Growth of company provides opportunity for advancement; Company cares about employee satisfaction"

Overview of the Accounts Receivables Specialist role:
--- The Accounts Receivable Specialist position is a key function in the accounting and finance department and contributes to effective and accurate sales and operational reporting. This includes processing and monitoring accounts receivable to ensure that customer accounts are reconciled in a timely and appropriate manner.
--- This position requires a technical thinking, detail-oriented accounting professional who has a minimum of one year of accounting experience, preferably within the distribution, or manufacturing industry. The position requires hands-on operational experience using SAP sales, distribution, inventory and/or financial modules or similar modules within a comparable ERP system.
--- Performs the day to day processing of accounts receivable transactions to ensure that finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.
--- Receives and verifies payments for goods and services.
--- Researches and solves payment discrepancies.
--- Verifies that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
--- Manages customer collections.
--- Records all incoming payments.
--- Maintains accurate accounts receivable aging.
--- Maintains the general ledger.
--- Maintains updated customer files.

Preferred Qualifications for the Accounts Receivables Specialist:
--- 3+ years of full accounts receivable cycle (cash application, invoice, and collection)
--- Experience with collection for large companies such as Amazon, Menards, Walmart, Home Depot etc
--- Strong bookkeeping and accounting capabilities and solid understanding of GAAP. Knowledge of accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers.
--- ERP experience, SAP a plus!
--- Experience working in Distribution or Manufacturing

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing LLC, Buffalo Grove , Accounts receivable specialist / credit & collecti, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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