Accounts Receivable Clerk

Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 12.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Jackie McGrail, Spherion
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Job Description

Job Description: 
Full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position is available Monday – Friday 8:00A – 5:00P, 40 hours a week.  Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating the company’s core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork.  

Working as a Full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk, you will confer with customers via telephone, email, fax, and/or internet to discuss account activity, collect payment on past due accounts, apply offsetting debits and credits to customer’s accounts, process new customer credit applications, and assist customer’s in reconciling their account to ensure they remain current within credit terms. Communication with customers, sales representatives will be over the telephone, email, & fax. This is an entry level position based out of our corporate distribution center located in Smock, PA.


Confer with customers via telephone, email, fax and/or internet to collect payment on past due accounts, or pre-paid accounts; review accounts on hold to obtain payment and release orders for shipment; processing credit applications for new customers, checking references and payment history, setting up and establishing accounts with all required documentation;  retrieve lockbox, wire transfer, ACH and credit card transactions from bank website on a daily basis; post cash receipts within forty-eight hours of receipt; apply offsetting debits and credits in Accounts Receivable as directed; and assist with sending of customer invoices and statements as needed; provide honest and timely feedback to management; communicate with all departments within company; achieve goals for department for tasks being accomplished; work with Sales Department and intercompany departments on resolving customer issues; and answer all questions in a timely manner from clientele and co-workers; completion of additional tasks as assigned by management.  

Required Position Qualifications: 
Ideal candidates will have at least 2-3 years’ experience in similar credit or accounts receivable role, MS Outlook, Word & Excel proficiency. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills; possess strong attention to detail; be highly motivated, self-directed and customer service orientated. Must pass pre-employment drug test, random drug screens and follow all company policies and procedures.

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