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Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Industry : Accounting/Finance Job Number: 38434 Pay Rate: 32.00

Job Description

Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist 
Temp to Hire
Santa Rosa, CA
$30-32 DOE
 
We are in search of a Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist  is responsible for leading and coordinating the Company‚Äôs daily revenue recognition and A/R cycles with regards to customer, vendor, and manufacturer charges. Oversees the accounting duties primarily in areas of accounts receivable, credit and collections, and direct store delivery and national customer account reconciliations. Working knowledge accounts receivable required. This person will also assist with period and quarter reviews, in addition to playing an active role in our month-end closing processes as it pertains to our national customer accounts and A/R collection efforts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages all A/R activities and deliverables, ensuring timely and accurate application of cash receipts in accordance with Company best practices
  • Performs oversight of collection activities on all past due balances; accountable for reducing delinquency in response to the efforts of our A/R Specialist and Accounting Clerk
  • Assures accurate and timely billing and collection of all monies due related to customer accounts and vendors per our negotiated contracts
  • Manages and support the day-to-day activities of daily cash and credit card settlements, including proper recording and application of cash
  • Has complete ownership over A/R close process in line with Company guidelines
  • Manages the monthly reconciliations and postings (including routine transactions) of other banking and A/R related GL accounts
  • Allocates efficient workflow for functions such as sorting and filing accounting records and data, collecting information, posting records, compiling data, making and checking basic calculations
  • Prepares and issues credit and debit memos; prepares, extends and issues bills and invoices from appropriate sales and shipping documents
  • Codes data for input to financial data processing system; reconciles report discrepancies and problems
  • Maintains records and produces reports as required for management
  • Records National customer payments via ACH; match invoices in A/R register to invoices listed on check remittance to ensure proper application of cash received
  • Researches accounts to correct discrepancies in customer payments - this involves but is not limited to pulling backup copies of invoices and credit memos, looking up previous cash receipts, and communicating with fellow employees to obtain information regarding any special credits or promotions offered to the customers
  • Tracks and maintains promotional spending accrual and deductions
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR (REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS):
  • Three to five years of A/R or general accounting related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Proficient working in MS Office Suite; advanced Excel skills needed
  • Prior ERP/MRP system experience a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow; lead team to accomplish goals and set priorities
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player; inspiring leader and team mentor
  • Work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance/supervision - a true self starter
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Tenacious and persistent problem solver with zero fear calling on customers for payment
  • Prompt and regular attendance onsite full-time is required
If interested in the position, please call 707-575-5005 and ask for Yorleny or please email resumes to Yorleny@starhr.com
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