Accounts Receivable Specialist

North Shore, MA

Posted: 08/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175163

Do you have strong data entry and analytical skills? Are you looking to expand your professional experience? A medical devices company seeks an Accounts Receivable Specialist on a 3-month contract basis. However, this position has the potential to expand to permanent work. This is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for an innovative environment North of Boston. 

  • Manage the application of customer payments against open invoices as well as miscellaneous cash deposits
  • Oversee the collection of past due accounts via phone and/or email
  • Investigate and initiate resolution of all short payments
  • Review all over-payments on account and notify customers
  • Asses daily customer correspondence and initiate resolution or escalate
  • Support the new customer set-up including running D&B’ s making recommendations to Controller on credit limits
  • Respond to sales orders placed on hold – following up with customer to resolve
  • Maintain well-documented customer files and retain all credit and collection activity within Sage
  • Prepare accounts receivable reconciliation, calculate DSO and prepare bad debt analysis at month end
  • Assist with global customer collections
  • Help with accounts payable if needed

  • 4 or more years of experience working in credit and collections
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with online accounting systems, as well as knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office

Nice to Haves:
  • Capacity to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship 
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative

Job ID: 175163

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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