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Accounts Receivable Specialist in Cincinnati at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Accounting Professionals-don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle!

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for accounting professionals. Our clients have immediate opportunities for Accounts Receivable Coordinators; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with accounting managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

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 Coordinator, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As an Accounts Receivable Coordinator, you will provide financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring the company receives payments for goods and services and properly record the transactions by posting receipts and resolving discrepancies according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.

Additional responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Clerk include:

    • Prepare, verify, and process invoices for sales or services rendered
    • Enter data on invoices; ensure proper coding on documents
    • Collect on accounts by sending invoice reminders and communication with customers via phone, email, fax or mail
    • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software
    • Prepare cash and check payments for bank; totaling and recording the deposit amounts, filling out deposit slips and bundling the funds and slips; making deposits at the bank
    • Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices
    • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
    • 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 procedures
    • Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department
    • Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts, coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account, verifying totals; preparing reports
    • Generate monthly, quarterly or annual financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity
    • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred 1-3 years accounts receivable Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records General math skills Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality Excellent data entry skills Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills Effective organizational, stress and time management skills Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines Ability to work independently or as a team member Ability to work with a diverse group of people Customer service and negotiation skills