Job description:essential job functions& responsibilities:Prepare monthly analysis of weekly cash receipt timing for VP of Finance to be used for cash flow estimates.Prepare assigned customer account reconciliations.Work with team to help with their assigned customer account reconciliations.Review accounts receivable aging with team and present status to manager monthly.Review, document, and report items within the accounts receivable subledger that meet the definition of unclaimed property.Perform comprehensive deduction resolution activities. This includes identification of deduction type, transmittal to the proper department for review and provide on-going follow- up and support activity to recover invalid deductions.Identify issues that need to be escalated to management in a timely manner.Perform detailed review and approval of cash application and AR adjustment batches.Effectively communicate with customers to resolve issues, including collections.Assist the Accounts Receivable team to resolve issues within customer accounts (i.e., shortages, advertising, pricing, etc.), to include being the liaison with other internal departments (Sales, Customer Service, Operations and Logistics) as necessary.Work with manager in preparation of department policy and procedure documentation as well as any ad hoc assignments.Prepare monthly general ledger to A/R subledger reconciliation.Conduct Monthly Returns meeting and prepare the minutes as well as prepare the monthly journal entry and related reconciliation of the reserve for unprocessed returns.Prepare monthly reserve for cash discounts.Back-up for processing cash applications and for customer credit review when necessary.Back-up for orders on credit hold (analyze available customer information; communicate result with Sales and to Customer).
Qualifications:education and experience requirements:
Bachelors degree in accounting OR related business discipline
A minimum of 4 years of experience in Accounts Receivable.
Excellent mathematical ability. Strong interpersonal and team skills. Excellent verbal/written communication skills, proofreading skills and accuracy. Detail oriented with the ability to complete projects within the assigned deadlines. Must display a professional demeanor and be able to work with all levels of the organization. Must have experience with accounting software programs, preferably VAI (AS400) system. Working knowledge of Microsoft suite software is essential. Intermediate Excel skills required - must be able to do V-Lookup and Pivot table functions.Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat.Flexible and open to learning and adapting to new processes and procedures.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:
This is a highly visible position that supports the VP of Finance in daily control of the company's AR and related procedures. Performs functions related to accounts receivable, collections, and unclaimed property in accordance with the Companys policies and applicable laws. Work closely with internal and external customers to maximize collection activities, resolve billing disputes and other issues while working to minimize Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and bad debt write offs.
Salary Type : Annual Salary
Salary Min : 70000
Salary Max : 80000
Currency Type : US Dollars