Cash Reconciliation Specialist in Toledo

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Location
Toledo, Ohio
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 18.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour
Reference Number
S_5763
Contact
Duhart,Nicole, Spherion
Phone
419-841-5040
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Job Description

The A/R Specialist is responsible for daily cash application and is accountable for collections of accounts receivable for an assigned customer base. The position will routinely interact with the customer service department, pricing department, and sales team to resolve discrepancies.

Responsibilities
- Demonstrates compliance with personal safety action plan.
- Adhere to Owens Corning safety policies at all times.


Delivers results in cash and accounts receivable aligned with OC financial objectives. Responsible for collections of accounts receivable for an assigned customer base.
- Collection of past due balances, while maintaining a follow up system with notes, in accordance with established goals.
- Develop action plans collaboratively with credit and sales teams to maximize results.
- Communication of customer issues timely to credit and leadership teams.
- Collaborate with credit team to deliver insightful management reporting.
- Participate in cash forecasting for business units and customers supported.
- Maintain compliance with required internal controls and policies.
- Analyze cash discount deductions for resolution; Collect as appropriate.

Metrics
- Optimize actionable past due and percent current metrics (joint accountability with Credit Team).
- Resolution of past due balance within a designated time frame.
- Deliver on company working capital targets.

Prepare daily cash applications package, ensuring all cash is posted to correct companies.

- Responsible for the accurate and timely application of all payments made by customers in accordance with the customer's remittance information.
- Responsible for driving customer payments through the autocash application system, minimizing manual cash application.
- Responsible for the identification, coding and collections of customer deductions.
- Assist team members / back up / cross training

Working hours: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Skills:
Experience:
1.-Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
2.-1 Year collections experience desired.
3.-2+ years applicable work experience with cash applications, accounts receivable, or account reconciliation.
4.-2+ years experience in B2B transactions and commercial relationship trouble-shooting.

Knowledge and Abilities:
1.-Contributing to team success.
2.-Initiating action/Gaining commitment.
3.-Problem Solving and Analytical Skills.
4.-Managing work (includes time management).
5.-Tenacity/Driving for results.
6.-Financial Knowledge/Financial Skills.
7.-Accounts Receivable and Cash Application Knowledge.
8.-Strong oral/written communication skills.
9.-Customer focus.
10.-Adaptability.

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Qualification

Bachelor's

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