Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounts Receivable
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist who has had a heavy concentration of their experience in Collections. This role is in Chicago, IL with an exciting client that fosters team growth and encourages innovative strategizing within their company. This Accounts Receivable Specialist will focus a lot of their attention on the Collections aspect of the role and needs to have exceptional Microsoft Excel Skills. If you or someone you know is interested in this Accounts Receivable job, keep reading to learn how to apply!

  • Ownership of the collection efforts on assigned accounts
  • Ensure all collection efforts are within compliance to company policies
  • Work directly with Sales and Customer Service in support of collections and resolution regarding discrepancies for unresolved balances
  • Conduct credit checks
  • Develop a skilled understanding of the customer base
  • Develop expertise in AR systems and interfaces, which involves data entry and GL coding into company ERP system
  • Work to evaluate customers at risk for payment delinquency and report to management
  • Maximize efficiencies, organize work processes and procedures, and automate procedures through system improvements
  • Collaborate with other departments for issue resolution
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and MS Office
  • Bachelor’s degree or associate degree preferred
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping concepts and practices
  • Strong technical skills in AR processes and systems
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion
If you are interested in this contract to hire Accounts Receivable Specialist job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

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