Robert Half Accountemps Accounts Receivable Clerk in SHELBYVILLE, Kentucky

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. There is a job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package in this quickly growing accounting team. On an average day, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will 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. 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 long term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Shelbyville, Kentucky area.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

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

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

  • Represent and exude the values, culture, and mission of the organization

  • Execute a range of foundational accounting tasks in agreement with normal procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Verify documents and codes

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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Accounts receivable aging experience preferred

  • Accounts receivable experience

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

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Proven analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

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

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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