A/R Specialist

  • Location
    Tampa, Florida
  • Salary
    $ 16 - $ 18
  • Category
    Accounts Receivable
  • Job reference:
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is looking for a strong Accounts Receivable/Collection Specialist for a contract to hire opportunity in Tampa. Primary responsibilities include ownership of A/R Aging for designated lines of business and B2B collections, working both through a relationship manager as well as direct contact with the customer.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Consistently monitor AR aging throughout the month to determine potential payment issues and promptly reach out to either the relationship manager or directly with the customer.
  • For previously identified potential payment issues, consistently follow-up on payment status and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Liaise with operations to research and resolve customer queries and disputes
  • Maintain an AR aging working file that tracks the collection status for all past due accounts and report on status as requested.
  • For defined collection and other AR processes, ensure that those processes are adhered to timely, always looking for process-improvement opportunities.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with both our internal stakeholders and external customers is paramount to this position.
  • Billing and cash application for certain customers and providing support to our offshore team for the remaining customers.
  • Performs reconciliations and prepares certain AR reports.
  • Prepares journal entries, including the monthly bad debt reserve.
  • Willingness to be flexible with work time when workloads are high
  • Assist with related special projects as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting and/or relevant collections experience
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail, high level of accuracy and the ability to work independently
  • Quick learner and a team player with a passion for customer service
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills, especially MS Excel

For consideration for this role please apply online at www.accountingprincipals.com and send a copy of your resume to mandy.johnson@accountingprincipals.com

Please apply with your CV to: Mandy Johnson -813-2253477

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