Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in BANNOCKBURN, Illinois
Description Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Candidates who are looking for great career growth potential and a great benefits package will be interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. Candidates who are able to enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L will be most fit for this position. In this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, you will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to succeed at handling 200+ invoices a week. This is a long-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Bannockburn, Illinois area.
What you get to do every day
Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP
Represent and exude the values, culture, and mission of the organization
Balance bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a number of different ledgers
Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks
Test documents and codes
Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment Requirements - AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred
2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
High attention to detail
Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Microsoft Excel experience
Microsoft Excel experience preferred
Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.
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