Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

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Accounts Receivable Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reviewing of accounts' positions to determine hold/ship status
Update credit limits as necessary
Process prepayment accounts
Perform credit and collection duties
Reconciling Accounts Receivable subledger to General Ledger
Preparing month-end aging summaries and detail
Updating chargeback report
Reconciling returns/credits
Analyzing chargebacks, including allowances, shortages, price differences, and compliance violations
Perform daily billing functions

Accounts Receivable Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounts Receivable Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACCA, AAHAM, US

Education for Accounts Receivable Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounts receivable associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Associates, Healthcare, Global Business, Business School, Economics

Skills for Accounts Receivable Associate

Desired skills for accounts receivable associate include:

Oracle
Practices
Computers
ACE
Oracle systems
Outlook
Microsoft Office
Accounting principles
Experience with Microsoft Excel
Oracle Applications

Desired experience for accounts receivable associate includes:

Research credit applications, when appropriate, notify customers of approval/disapproval status
Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans
Identify and act on critical relationships in business with information received from multiple sources
Identify and solve standard problems based on a range of factors
Prepare and distribute retail, distributor, and inter-company invoices
Post customer payments by recording wires, checks, and credit card transactions

Accounts Receivable Associate Examples

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Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accounts receivable associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounts receivable associate
  • Evaluate short payments, communicate with owner of relationship, obtain approval for issuing credits
  • Prepare backup documentation for bank deposits
  • Investigate and validate customer balances and immediately communicate with customer for timely resolution of issues
  • Review and distribute monthly statements for International affiliates, retail and distributor customers
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and audit schedules for Accounts Receivable accounts
  • All other reasonable duties assigned, relating to the successful operation of client receivables
  • Prepare multi account reconcilations on a monthly basis annual in support of audit
  • Maintain and record accounts receivable transactions in our billing system and general ledger
  • Track and maintain accounts receivable, prepare invoices, and submit client billing records
  • Check and verify source documents such as engagement letters
Qualifications for accounts receivable associate
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to internally and externally prepared schedules
  • Oversee bank statements and reconciliations
  • Maintain filing system of source documents
  • Interact with internal staff, clients and vendors
  • Complete special projects and other requests as needed
  • Prepare multi account reconcilations on a monthly a basis annual in support of audit
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Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounts receivable associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounts receivable associate
  • Ability to inform and influence others to suggest improvement in processes
  • Communicate process, requirements and timing to customers and resolve problems
  • Duty Miro and Manual customs duty booking for trading materials
  • Customs duty allocations and vendor allocations
  • Customs duty payments
  • Employee reimbursements - Travel and local voucher booking and payments
  • Utility payments
  • Vendor & Employee advance payment
  • Emergency Cheque payments
  • Freight and other invoice booking without PO
Qualifications for accounts receivable associate
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, ability to create formulas, pivot tables and use advanced Excel functions such as Vlookups
  • Knowledge of AR processes and related financial processes
  • Ability in customer relations
  • Knowledge of intermediate analysis techniques
  • Prefer any combination equivalent to graduation from High School with a minimum of two years experience in leasing industry
  • I/C cross charge invoice booking
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Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accounts receivable associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounts receivable associate
  • Process sponsor payments to include contract processing, invoicing, collections & balance due calls
  • Support sponsorship fulfillment team for 40 1-day events throughout the year
  • Provide customer service with sponsors via telephone and email
  • Enter contracts in ACT database & Expocad invoicing software
  • Sales report updates to reflect accurate activity on a weekly basis
  • Provide clerical support and working on special projects as needed
  • Accounting degree and working experience in Finance and Accounting area
  • Participates in various AR Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Provides timely research of all remittance transactions, as needed, in order to resolve all unapplied cash remittances
  • Work according to given process documentation
Qualifications for accounts receivable associate
  • 2+ years collections/billing experience preferred
  • Confidence while working with various personality types
  • Invoicing and collections experience
  • Obtain back up documentation from service and operations personnel, and attach to customer accounts when accounts are placed with a collection agency
  • Provide invoices and account information to necessary Area personnel, as needed
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Basic Accounting
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Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounts receivable associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounts receivable associate
  • Assures KPIs and SLAs are met
  • Process outgoing billing documents in accounting system
  • Execute period end closing activities
  • Generate defined standard reports and process ad hoc requests as required by the team lead
  • Solve enquiries
  • Achieve performance objectives agreed with the assigned team lead
  • Perform other duties as required within Accounts Receivable area as agreed with the assigned team lead
  • Contribute to Accounts Receivable process improvement initiatives as required
  • Brings forward ideas
  • Coordinate, provide direction and assistance to OTC global team in resolving issues to meet accounts receivable metrics
Qualifications for accounts receivable associate
  • MS Excel, MS Word and MS Office knowledge
  • A dynamic individual who is adaptable to change
  • Can work on multiple tasks and is flexible
  • Willing to be transferred to other process/Market
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
  • Active participation in department projects / provide recommendations to improve department performance
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Accounts Receivable Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounts receivable associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounts receivable associate
  • Covering and take ownership of account management activities (posting and clearing processes)
  • Dealing proactively and solving more complex and diverse instances that may occur on deduction validation process
  • Validate and process reimbursement requests
  • Building individual skills and capabilities through learning opportunities such as training courses and on-the-job training
  • Supporting implementation of improvements for process efficiency, quality and control Key Performance Indicators (SLAs)
  • Assignments will be completed individually and as part of a team
  • Performs single-function tasks that tend to be of small to moderate size and scope
  • May provide clerical support by filing, organizing or researching documentation as needed
  • May be asked to calculate or analyze data for manager’s review
  • Supports a designated functional area and work towards goals and objectives assigned by the manager
Qualifications for accounts receivable associate
  • Minimum 3years Accounts Receivable, Media Billing or Ad Operations experience
  • Advanced Excel skills a must, NetSuite proficiency a huge plus
  • Digital Advertising experience a must— exhibits understanding of ad traffic and performance
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting perferred
  • The duties of a Collection Associate include collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced goal oriented collections department
  • Partner with other departments, DRT, customers, and team members to improve current processes

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