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Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in LISLE, Illinois

Description

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a quickly growing accounting team looking for a candidate to join them who is interested in great career growth potential and a great benefits package. 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. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you are likely to be successful at handling 200+ invoices a week at this Accounts Receivable Clerk position. This is a short-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Lisle, Illinois area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment

  • Communicate information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

  • Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Test documents and codes

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

  • Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers

  • Communicate, reinforce, and support the values, culture, and mission of the organization

  • Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

Requirements

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Deep understanding of Aging Accounts

  • Experience with Customer Satisfaction

  • Customer service experience

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Adeptness in cash applications

  • Aging Reports experience

  • Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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    Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/accountemps to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Salary: $18.21 - $21.09 / Hourly

Location: LISLE, IL

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01340-0011592394

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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