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Accounts Receivable Specialist - 1

Absolute Opportunities
La Plata, Maryland, 20646, United States
February 14, 2018

Accounts Receivable Specialist - 1

La Plata, MD 20646


We are currently searching for an Accounts Receivable Specialist who will be responsible for managing Commercial receivables including reviewing delivery hold list, contacting past due accounts, and resolving billing issues. Maintain the Commercial aging, and providing monthly analytics to the Commercial Sales Teams. This position is also responsible for daily distribution of pricing to clients, and other tasks as needed.


At minimum, the candidate will be accountable for:

Reviewing Commercial accounts on delivery hold and releasing deliveries as appropriate

Reviewing open accounts for collection efforts

Making outbound collection calls (minimum of 45 calls a day), sending emails or written correspondence in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations

Reviewing accounts for line of credit increase or decrease and providing suggestions to the Accounting Supervisor

Processing transport loads including verifying quantity, product, price, and customer

Processing payments for Commercial accounts as specified by the client

Submitting appropriate accounts to outside collection agencies

Reviewing and processing Smart Pay recalculations on Commercial accounts monthly

Advising management of problems or discrepancies as they arise

Assisting their team during month end close out

Acting as primary back up to the Delivery Coordinator

At minimum, the candidate must be able to demonstrate:

Attention to detail and ability to work independently

Well-organized with multi-tasking skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to analyze technical problems and come up with solutions

Collaborative, friendly, flexible work style

Commitment to values-driven and culturally diverse work environment

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Associates Degree in Accounting or related field

2. Minimum of 2 years of broad-based accounting experience

3. Proficiency with Microsoft products such as: Word, Outlook, and Excel

4. 2 years of accounting experience in credits/debits collections role

5. For a Bachelors degree in Accounting we will consider recent graduates.

6. Will have to make calls, so must have strong communications skills

7. Present Salary?

8. Salary Expectation?

9. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

10. Current Address?