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Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Position Objective:

Manages trade receivables to maintain reasonable risk of loss, while creating adequate and timely cash flow, restricting sales as needed. Ensures integrity of Accounts Receivable processes, internal controls, and outputs. Maintains reporting/communication of Accounts Receivable activity to minimize surprise financial results. Remains flexible enough to adapt to new challenges, changing environments, and handle special projects as required.


% of time       No.                             Priority Order

70%          1.         Credit & Collections – Maintains assigned customer accounts in a current status by ensuring timely collections of receivables, in alignment with customer credit terms. Reviews and releases orders on credit hold, based on assessment of customer credit activity / history.  Applies cash timely and accurately. Works with customers on cash variances and reconciles accounts to maintain accurate records. Works with internal and external personnel to resolve issues, bad debts, and disputed items.  Maintain accurate records in SAP.

20%          2.     Reporting / Analysis – Assists in reporting / analysis of key Accounts Receivable metrics, including weekly cash receipt forecasts, Accounts Receivable aging, and Days sales outstanding.

10%             3.         Special projects – Assists in the coordination and leadership of special projects and Finance team initiatives related to Accounts Receivable.

5%              4.         Customer Maintenance – Maintains customer address book records as required to remain current and accurate.  Sets up new customer accounts as needed.

5%               5.         Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 4 Year Accounting or business degree


  • Minimum of 3 years working in SAP environment.
  • Minimum 5 years working in credit collections and accounts receivable experience required with a mid to large sized company.
  • Past credit management of retail or commercial accounts and excellent Customer Service skills required.