Credit & Collections - Accounts Receivable Clerk
At Chefs Warehouse we are an industry leader in food distribution!We have a distinct competitive advantage in serving our customers because of our extensive selection of distinctive and hard-to-find specialty and center-of-the-plate food products,What's on our menu?Enticing Appetizers:A culture that is full of flavor and inviting! Creating an environment of belonging, where everyone is welcome!Delivering our best in everything we doWe are committed to high quality food and dedicated to a positive team culture.Divine Entrees:Paid Vacations, Paid HolidaysHealth, Dental and Medical BenefitsWeekly payLife Insurance5% above cost for our high-quality food productsEmployee discounts for travel and events.401kWhat's for Dessert?The icing on the cake The safety of our employees is our priority!WE have created essential guidelines to assure we are following CDC regulations!Summary:Under general direction of the Controller, the AR/AP Specialist calls for maintaining accounts receivable records, resolving credit issues, and compiling and accounts payable support for vendor payment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.1. Perform daily collection calls on past due customers.2. Recommends placement and releases of credit holds as outline by procedure and credit terms.3. Administers approved payment plans, as necessary.4. Manages customer profiles and ensures accurate information received from sales team and forwarded to corporate for entry into the database.5. Obtains and mails invoice(s)/credit memo(s) for customers, as requested.6. Processes daily/weekly credit card payment logs, and forward to corporate for processing.7. Research and processes customer claims of invoice payment.8. Research and processes charge backs, returns, and NSF checks.9. Answers accounts receivable phone inquiries and follows up.10. Calls and/or mails correspondence to customers as necessary on order to update accounts.11. Provides guidance, as required, to the cash application specialist for proper application of a customer payment.12. Assists with special projects as required.13. Maintain and balance AR master control log daily.14. Provide weekly reporting to VP of Finance and Controller.15. Compile and sort accounts payable documents, such as invoices, purchase orders, and bill of ladings, substantiating business transactions and obtaining appropriate approvals for three-way match process. Any differences are reviewed with buyer or operations manager for approval of payment.16. Audit invoices against purchase orders, research discrepancies, and receives proper approval prior to payment. Investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.17. Entry of matched invoice into canopy, and process through AP Journal ensuring accuracy and assigning appropriate general ledger account. Coordinate documents to be sent to corporate for final approval. Enters non-inventory invoices, ensuring proper general ledger account is used.18. Scan invoice/credit memo and supporting document into Canopy via document imaging.19. Work with accounting on reconciliation issues.The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.