Accounts Receivable Specialist - Contract in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Vaco Raleigh is recruiting for a Accounts Receivable professional in the Triangle!

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Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in accounting as an AR Specialist, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

Summary of Job:
Responsible for accurately recording payments received by the customer, verify cash receipts from branch locations and assist credit manager with the collection of accounts.

Essential Functions:

  • Collect on accounts by sending invoice reminders and communication with customers via phone, email, or mail
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, ACH and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software
  • Scan checks for deposit and reconcile to daily cash receipts journal report
  • Verify the validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments and customers
  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries
  • Resolve invalid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedure
  • Communicate with outside sales team and branch managers regarding special billing situations, payment resolutions and invoicing discrepancies
  • Versatile in working with various customer portals to download payment advice and invoice status
  • Review the accounts receivable aging report daily for past due invoices, non-applied payments at branches and non-applied credits


Associates Degree or equivalent; three (3) years' experience in Accounting/Finance. A BS or BA degree is preferred


One (1) to three (3) years of experience in Accounts Receivables.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards, and compliance requirements
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • General math skills
  • Proficient computer skills; to include Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Google Docs and Gmail
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Undergo pre-employment screenings, to include: background check and drug screen