Accounts Receivable Specialist in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

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    Memphis, TN
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Job Description

Accounts Receivable Specialist

If you have commercial AR experience, we want to talk to you! What are you looking for in your next opportunity, more pay, closer to home, upward mobility? Let's start a discussion to try and find you your next role. We're looking for candidates with experience managing all phases of collections and account servicing for an assigned portion of the customer account aging. The qualified candidate must have at least 3 years of experience with business to business or commercial credit and knowledge of SAP, Great Plains, Excel, and JD Edwards is preferred.


  • Communicate with customers, sales staff, managers and officers in a professional manner.
  • Monitor account aging for past dues and perform collections as needed.
  • Monitor account aging for changes in payment trends or other activities that may indicate additional credit risk.
  • Manage overall credit risk of aging by monitoring account credit limits.
  • Prepare correspondence on delinquent accounts requiring special handling.
  • Work directly with Collections and Credit Risk Manager in identifying troubled accounts where collection efforts should be elevated.
  • Monitor credit hold and release of orders.
  • Evaluate credit worthiness of customers and recommend appropriate credit limits based upon credit research and independent discretionary judgment.
  • Request POD's or perform research as needed to resolve past due invoices. Maintain a positive and professional attitude and tone in written and oral communications.
  • Maintain multiple tasks at once and practice effective time management.
  • Be able to perform as a back-up resource in the absence of other department personnel.
  • Act as a resource to tax and bank auditors during reviews related to credit and account issues.
  • Perform special projects and additional tasks as needed.


  • Business or related degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years of high-volume Business to Business or Commercial Credit experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Word and intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills required.
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Very effective organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize job functions and demonstrate flexibility in performing essential functions.