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Junior Accountant, Accounts Receivable in Kennesaw, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/30/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kennesaw, GA
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    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta is recruiting for a Junior Accountant, Accounts Receivable for a great client of ours in Kennesaw, GA. The Junior Accounts Receivable (AR) Accountant is responsible for providing financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate payment of customer accounts, along with accurately accounting for and reconciling all related general ledger accounts.


  • Responsible for billing, maintaining, and updating cash receipt journals
  • Corresponds with clients to resolve payment issues
  • Receives remittances and posts payments
  • Ensures checks received are coded to the proper general ledger account and will be logged appropriately into software system
  • Creates invoices for billable items
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Excel, such as compiling, extracting, and comparing informationand reporting data
  • Processes month-end reconciliations and journal entries
  • Assists with customer account research as well as with collections at the direction of the Accounting Manager
  • Provides general clerical and accounting assistance to the department by making photocopies, filing, and running reports

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in a Corporate Accounting setting (internships during college will count as experience) with exposure to Accounts Receivable
  • Proficient in applications such as Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks required; Dynamics experience is a plus
  • Strong communication, organizational and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in Accounts Receivable and Accounting policies
  • Experience working for a project-based company a plus
  • Self-starter who can multitask effectively
  • Team player who shows initiative; always looking for ways to improve efficiency