Senior Specialist - Accounts Receivable - Jacksonville, Florida United States - 22409

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 22409
Title: Senior Specialist - Accounts Receivable
Job Location: Jacksonville, Florida - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


  • Jacksonville, Florida is home to one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast.  Featuring beaches, rivers, lakes, golf courses and parks along with cultural amenities such as theatre, music festivals, and the NFL's Jaguars makes the lifestyle of Northeast Florida highly desirable.  Our client, a division of a publicly traded company, seeks a Senior Specialist - Accounts Receivable to join their Finance department.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Specialist - Accounts Receivable is responsible for all aspects of accounting and reporting for AR.  This is to include:

  • Preparation of journal entries and account reconciliation for AR
  • Preparation of workpapers for audit requests and responses to sales & credit managers
  • Continual monitoring of assigned AR portfolio

Essential Duties are as follows:

• Prepare and enter monthly accounts receivable journal entries (bad debt, freight, cash discount, inter-company transactions and e-commerce.) • Prepare monthly A/R account reconciliations, RGA Reconciliations and Shortage reports. • Review the cash posting batches, matching batches and coding of the credit memos. • Prepare monthly A/R reports and Journal entry (i.e. Reclassify Cash Discounts to Channels, Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, Quarterly Reclass of Customers w/Credit Balances, Allowance for Cash Discounts, Allowance for Returns). • Work with manager to research, create work papers and appropriately respond to customer post audits. • Perform comprehensive deduction resolution activities. This includes identification of deduction type, transmittal to the proper department for review and provide on-going follow- up and support activity to recover invalid deductions. • Identify issues that need to be escalated to management in a timely manner. • Work with other departments within the company to resolve any customer account issues. • Work with manager in preparation of department Policy and Procedure documentation. • Prepare Quarterly Insurance Reviews, work on Deduction Reporting and Credit Reviews. • Review and Release Orders on Hold, retrieve customer account credit information, prepare customer statements and disputes. • Process all cash applications when necessary. • Call on customer accounts to resolve customer issues, including collections.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting. A minimum of four years of general accounting experience, with experience in Accounts Receivable and Credit.

Excellent mathematical ability. Strong interpersonal and team skills.  Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills, proofreading skills and accuracy.  Detail oriented with the ability to complete projects within the assigned deadlines.  Must display a professional demeanor and be able to work with all levels of the organization. Must have experience with accounting software programs

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree