Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in CHICAGO, Illinois
There is an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk job opening for someone who is self-starting and detail-oriented. This is a long-term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. Accountemps is filling a job opening for an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk, to join the accounting team at a growing Finance company. We are looking for candidates ready 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. Candidates looking for career growth potential and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week will be best fit for this position.
Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization
Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP
Complete a wide range of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks
Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment
Corroborate documents and codes
Present information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders
Balance bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a number of different ledgers
Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans
Detailed and have the ability work independently
Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)
AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills
Proficient in ERP systems
Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.
From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.
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© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans
Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / Hourly
Location: CHICAGO, IL
Date Posted: September 14, 2020
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 01302-0011535337
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance
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