Accounts Receivable Specialist

Ocala, Florida
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Marsh,Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

Performs accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts receivable transactions and related customer deductions.

Timely and accurate processing of accounts receivable collection including: administering full cycle accounts receivable, month end close reporting and reconciliation to the General Ledger.
Reconcile lockbox receipts to open AR.
Review and identify deductions to assist with cash postings.
Follow up and maintain acceptable trade deduction levels.
Research trade deductions for validity and accuracy, including handling adjustments per contract/agreement requirements and securing necessary approvals to clear.
Oversee all deductions and repayment processing for assigned book of business.
Process manual cash application for wire transfers, credit card payments, and live deposits.
Research A/R issues related to billing and outstanding accounts.
Review, prepare and analyze accounts receivable aging reports.
Review and verify the accuracy of all invoices.
Timely filing of freight claims and securing POD copies.
Responsible for assigned B2B portfolio
Cross train to provide order management coverage for vacations and busy periods.
Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

--Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--Exceptional customer service skills
--Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
--Ability to maintain confidentiality of corporate planning information
--Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel programs
--SAP experience preferred, including Business Intelligence (BI)
--Experience with returns process preferred
--Experience with product based company preferred


High School

1-4 years

High School diploma or GED
1-3 years A/R and general accounting experience


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