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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:33 AM

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Job Number: 3784
Job Title: Accounts Receivable Clerk
Location: Portland, ME
Relocation Available: No, the candidate must be local

Our client, located in Portland, Maine, is currently seeking to fill the position of Accounts Receivable Clerk. For the right candidate who possesses their requirements, they are eager for this individual to join their team.

Job Description
This individual will process all aspects of accounts receivable, including daily accounting, recording of accounts receivable, cash application, reconciling customer accounts, preparing of customer statements, analyzing remittance information to apply customer payments accurately, and making collection calls.

High School diploma or equivalent required. College courses or Associate's Degree in Accounting preferred.
1-3 years of experience in account receivables in an accounting or business environment.
Cash application experience.

Ensures timely and accurate processing of invoices, reviewing paperwork, processing adjustments, and posting manual invoices to customer accounts.
Applies daily cash that is received by ACH and other means to customer accounts, utilizing Great Plains.
Processes remittance information and reviews instructions accompanying items to determine proper payment application to reconcile customer accounts accordingly.
Prepares weekly and monthly customer statements.
Prepares weekly credit card processing for customer accounts and weekly billing discount reports.
Initiates communication with internal and external accounting personnel to resolve customer account issues and discrepancies.
Investigates and performs collection calls for delinquent accounts.
Distributes disputed payment information and supporting detail to appropriate personnel.
Prepares payment remittance detail and check copies for scanning into our archive storage database.
Monitors, processes, and eliminates appropriate chargebacks and unapplied cash from customer accounts.
Keeps supervisor informed of activities that may require his/her attention.
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Ability to demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills.
Strong customer focus.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, intermediate Excel skills.
Reliable and ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated strong attention to detail, organizational skills, initiative, and follow up.
Team player.
Cash application experience.
Proficient 10-key skills.
Ability to research and resolve problems.

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