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Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist



Our client is a global manufacturing company that is currently looking for a Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their team.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for accounts receivable processes.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will prepare daily cash deposits and fills out cash control sheet daily.
  • Follow up on payment shortages or debit memos taken on payments.  Determine if credit is needed and send credit requests to customer service to process.
  • Contact customers with past due balances and collect on amounts due.
  • Obtain and mails invoice copies for customers, as requested.
  • Keep track of delinquent accounts.
  • Prepare monthly statement for past due account and mail or email to customer.
  • Process customer invoices through online portals, for those companies using this method.
  • Maintain files on the financial status of accounts.
  • The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will assist with related special projects, as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will possess the following:



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will have 5-7 demonstrated collections experience.  
  • Understanding of general accounting principles required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office products and knowledge of Excel.
  • The Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, preferred.  Relevant and demonstrated work experience may also be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer