Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in STERLING, Illinois

If you're looking for Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk work, we have a job opening for a self-starting and detail oriented candidate! This is a short term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Sterling, Illinois area. The Accounts Receivable Clerk's duties will be 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. This is a great match for a candidate looking for career growth potential, and who is capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.

What you get to do every day

  • Square bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in diverse ledgers

  • Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization

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

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, including skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

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

  • Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

  • Verify codes and documents

  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Solid understanding of accounts receivable

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

  • High attention to detail

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

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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