AR Specialist

  • Location
    Crystal Lake, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounts Receivable
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Are you an accounts receivable pro who loves helping a company thrive? We are seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for a successful company in Crystal Lake, IL. You will perform full cycle accounts receivable functions on a motivated team. Additionally, the collaborative team, competitive pay, and dynamic work environment makes this place the dream job you’ve always wanted! This is a direct hire position and will be hybrid (3 days onsite, 2 days remote). To qualify, you must have strong Excel skills, and at least 1-3 years of full cycle, high volume accounts receivable experience.



  • Contacting Freight Forwarder and Importer customer accounts for payment.
  • Review and forwarding of AR reports and statements of account with comments to the AR Manager and senior management.
  • Set up new customer accounts and reviewing onboarding documentation, credit applications, etc.
  • Process credit applications by gathering bank/trade references, credit reports, reviewing historical payment information for supporting credit decisions.
  • Ensure proper credit limits and payment terms are set up in the accounting system.
  • Daily review of AR balances with Branch Managers and Operations Department with branch offices.
  • Investigate aged AR balances.
  • Respond to operations department regarding customer refund requests.
  • Research, investigate, and resolve customer disputes (chargebacks).
  • Prepare daily bank deposit and apply receipts to customer accounts.
  • Coordinate with customer regarding short payments, over payments or discrepancies.
  • Job Requirements

  • 1-3 years AR experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Intermediate Excel skills (sums, formatting, etc.)
  • Logistics experience is a plus, not required
  • Experience running credit checks for new customers is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to analyze information and processes
  • Benefits/Perks

  • Salary plus incentives
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • HSA match contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer paid short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Salary

  • $50k-60k
  • Working Hours

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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