Accounting Clerk - AR Specialist
We are currently seeking an AR Specialist to help our business drive customer success through the judicious management of customer credit lines and accounts receivable. This company specializes in the sale of Commercial and Consumer Outdoor Power Equipment and replacement parts in the southeast.
The AR Specialist is responsible for all accounts receivable activities, including preparation, review and maintenance of accounts by performing the following duties.
??? Maintain all records and files and backup documentation related to customer accounts.
??? Research credit applications; notify sales department or customers of credit status; and
document pertinent credit information in accordance with company procedures.
??? Establish credit limits for new customers and monitor new accounts based on current financial information, business history, and current credit reports.
??? Maintain accurate customer information in database according to company procedures.
??? Insure adherence to company credit policies and procedures for consistent handling of collection matters to maintain good customer relations.
??? Assist customers and act as a customer advocate in floorplan process relating to account set-up and credit line management.
??? Research and respond to all accounts receivable inquiries in a prompt manner.
??? Review an aging report on a weekly basis.
??? Initiate, track, and maintains all records/files associated with collection activities for each account to include negotiated payment schedules, telephone call documentation and collection letters.
??? Research discrepancies and debit memos to accurately process, issue and post
credits/debits to customer accounts as necessary.
??? Respond to credit reference inquiries with pertinent credit information in accordance with company procedures.
??? Deposit checks and post payments to customer accounts.
??? Invoice merchandise shipments and assist with any billing problems or credit and re-bill issues.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
--Organized and detail-oriented
--Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy
--Strong customer service attitude
A combination of education and experience are required; a minimum of 5 years of credit and collections experience is preferred.
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