Accounts Receivable Clerk

Robert Half Accountemps
Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 29, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Robert Half is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Candidates who are looking for great career growth potential and a great benefits package will be interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. On an average day, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you are likely to be successful at handling 200+ invoices a week at this Accounts Receivable Clerk position. This is a short-term contract / temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Gaithersburg, Maryland area.Key responsibilities- Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders- Take care of payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP- Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, eg written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment- Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks- Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues- Test documents and codes- Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization- Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers Requirements - Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field- Experience with ERP systems- 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable- Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills- Strong familiarity with Commercial Collections- Billing experience required- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience desired Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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