Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • location: Saint Charles, MO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $13.50 - $14.50 per hour
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Accounts Receivable Clerk

job summary:
Posts customer payments by verifying invoice coding; verifying transactions; scheduling disbursements; obtaining authorization of payments; evaluating and approving account investigations; resolving special cases; authorizing stop-payments; coordinating daily receiving reporting; following internal accounting controls.

location: Saint Charles, Missouri
job type: Contract
salary: $13.50 - 14.50 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
experience: 0 Years
  • Provide financial, administrative, and clerical services as well as ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations
  • Process and monitor incoming payments, and secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts
  • Record payments to accounts and maintain accounts receivable records
  • Compile necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations to process/verify applications for credit and solicit payment on overdue accounts
  • Keep records of all delinquent accounts, incomplete files, and credit risks
  • Prepare daily cash deposits and cash control sheet
  • Enter finalized cash receipts and update accounts receivable ledger
  • Work with potential customer and sales department to gather new account paperwork and send completed file to accounts receivable supervisor for verification
  • Perform collection procedures as outlined in Standard Operating Process (SOPs) and escalate to supervisor as needed
  • Follow up and review accounts for compliance with State credit law and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Cash application through various payment methods such as checks/cash, electronic funds transfer (EFT), Online Bill Pay, Drivers, non-sufficient funds (NSFs), and notify customer/sales of term changes
  • Address driver phone calls and/or questions through radio (Nextmail) regarding payment and delivery instruction
  • Manage monthly statement distributions and work with sales and other departments to handle disputes on accounts
  • Maintain an Account Portfolio of 1,000 accounts with accurate notes and terms for customers
  • Work closely with sales and various departments to keep accurate notes on customer account status for delivery information and account payment status Responsible for a high volume of customer accounts

  • Update and maintain all aspects of their customer account portfolio which includes contact information, notes on account status, courtesy calls and handling customer requests
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalency plus 2 years of experience

  • Knowledge with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), federal regulatory guidelines, and organizational objectives
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in creating pivot tables, develop charts, and complex formulas
skills: Accounts Receivable
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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