Accounts Receivable Accountant

Robert Half
Hanover, MD
Nov 25, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Accountant, Finance
Full Time
Ref ID: 04520-0011627801Classification: Accounts Receivable AccountantCompensation: $70000.00 to $95000.00 yearlyRobert Half is looking for an Accounts Receivable Accountant to join a growing manufacturing/distribution organization. SummaryThe Accounts Receivable Accountant is responsible for managing all day-to-day Accounts Receivable operations including collections, credit, and billing while effectively building a team and establishing/implementing department policies, procedures, and guidelines. Responsibilities* Successfully establish and manage an AR/Collections Team including all training, development, and performance management * Process, post, and reconcile all customer payments received * Set up new customer accounts in ERP system to include conducting credit analysis to determine credit limits and establishing billing terms. * Prepare and analyze Aging Reports to strategize and collect on past due accounts* Generate, process, and issue customer invoices and receipts * Research and resolve all AR/billing discrepancies and escalations * Process customer returns and ensure all chargebacks/deductions are accurately documented, credited, and coded * Monitor transactions for accurate coding to General Ledger, AR subledger and inventory* Perform reconciliations, month-end closing process, and external audits* Develop, implement, and enforce AR, collections, cash applications/deductions, and credit criteria, policies, and procedures * Communicate effectively with customers and internal departments * Assist with the implementation and testing of a new ERP system and continuously provide recommendations for process improvementsJob Requirements:* 5-8 years of AR Management experience, including collections, credit, and billing * Prior success building a team and establishing/implementing policies and procedures * Inventory/Cost Accounting experience within the manufacturing/distribution industry * Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field required * Strong technical skills with ERP system experience and proficiency in Excel; ERP system implementation experience is a plus* Strong interpersonal skills with proven experience successfully building strong relationships and communicating effectively with internal customer service, sales, or warehouse operations departments * Hands on leader able to drive key results while growing the department * Analytical mindset with the ability to analyze reports and strategize best practices * Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills with the ability to research and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner * High attention to detail and level of accuracy* Possesses a positive attitude, proactive approach, and a team player mentality Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Bonus potential based on set KPI each quarter. Employee discounts.Hours: 8-5pm with schedule flexibility and some remote capabilities during COVID. Qualified candidates should apply or email their resume to Brittany Clark.Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities - fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Similar jobs