Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

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Analyst, accounts receivable provides guidance to AR Processing team and documents the Invoicing and Cash Application processes.

Analyst, Accounts Receivable Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective analyst, accounts receivable job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included analyst, accounts receivable job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Process refunds to credit cards for returns/cancellations processing freight charges
Review accounts' position to determine hold/ship status
Perform collections tasks
Reconcile A/R sub-ledger to G/L
Prepare month-end aging summaries and detail
Update chargeback report
Reconcile returns/credits
Analyze chargebacks including allowances, shortages, price differences, and compliance violations
Maintain confidentiality with respect to business developments, transactions and records involving daily business operations
Demonstrate the ability to complete projects assigned to the position under your own direction, but with adequate supervision

Analyst, Accounts Receivable Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Analyst, Accounts Receivable

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, R/3, SAP, CMA, CDFM, AR

Education for Analyst, Accounts Receivable

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the analyst, accounts receivable 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, Associates, Business/Administration, General Education, Management, Business and Economics, Communication

Skills for Analyst, Accounts Receivable

Desired skills for analyst, accounts receivable include:

AR processes and related financial processes
Windows
Word
Accounting principles essential
Excel
SAP
Culture
Geographic locations
Languages
Microsoft Office application particularly Excel and Words

Desired experience for analyst, accounts receivable includes:

3+ years in an Accounts Receivable role
Knowledge of JD Edwards ERP system highly beneficial
Ability to work with others to ensure success in the performance of a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey messages in a clear and sufficient manner
Proven effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise and remain focused
Flexible with regards working in a changing environment and the ability to adjust to new work structures, processes, and requirements as necessary

Analyst, Accounts Receivable Examples

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Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an analyst, accounts receivable. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Run and post monthly accounts receivable report
  • Run and post monthly scholarship report, including reconciliation and resolution of any discrepancies in reporting
  • Reconcile monthly gift certificate reporting
  • Update subscriber numbers in accordance with positioning requirements as stated in contracts
  • Bill affiliate revenue in accordance with most recent contract terms
  • Monitor and pursue collection/reconciliation of outstanding balances on the aged trial balance for assigned entities
  • Prepare deposits and record deposits
  • Ensure that all deadlines and guidelines for billing and accounts receivable are met
  • Salesmen commissions
  • Company credit card reconciliation
Qualifications for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Previous experience with Bank Reconciliation, Cash Management, and Expense Reports
  • Monitoring daily banking
  • Performing month-end bank reconciliations
  • Experience working in FP&A with exposure to complex internal reporting and analytical processes and exposure to executive leadership preferred
  • Commercial Real Estate industry experience preferred
  • Preference for CPA (active or inactive status)
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Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an analyst, accounts receivable. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst, accounts receivable
  • All aspects for some specific major retailer accounts, such as pricing issues and shortages
  • Processing EDI reports for different retailers
  • Responding to Macess and email inquiries accurately and timely
  • Processing all lockbox files into Managed Healthcare Systems (MHS)
  • Ensuring all member payments are accurately processed to the appropriate account using the matching criteria and online decision
  • Processing on rejected payment and refunds with appropriate
  • Processing refunds for members identified with overpayments
  • Processing payments received in-house must be scanned daily
  • Manage an assigned portfolio of past due accounts
  • Respond to Macess and email inquiries accurately and in a timely fashion
Qualifications for analyst, accounts receivable
  • An Associate’s Degree in Business, Finance, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Must be a results driven & be able to work in an ever changing market
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously, part of a team
  • Understanding of the accounts receivable processes
  • Ability to read, manipulate and interpret complex reporting and spreadsheets
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in Accounts receivable domain
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Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an analyst, accounts receivable. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Performing analysis of collections data
  • Analyzing accounts receivable portfolios identifying outstanding balance, delinquency, credit scoring, and risk
  • Running aging reports
  • Bills customers in a timely and accurate manner
  • Reconciles unbilled receivables on a scheduled basis
  • Reviews various reports such as aged receivables to identify unpaid invoices
  • Interact with customers about unpaid invoices and gather information to understand reasons invoices are unpaid
  • Utilize phone, email, and computer systems for analysis and collections operations
  • Monitor new customer orders on hold for credit reasons and work with various departments to release the orders
  • Observe cash receipts to follow up and resolve collection efforts in progress
Qualifications for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Associate's degree in Accounting, Business or similar combination of education and experience
  • 5 plus years of experience with Accounts Receivable Collections
  • Experience handling Automotive customers is preferred
  • As business need dictate
  • Knowledgeable in the Fair Debt Collections Practice Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Credit Billing Act, , Federal Bankruptcy Laws
  • Collections/Call Center experience
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Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an analyst, accounts receivable. 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 analyst, accounts receivable
  • Maintain departmental records to supply backup as requested
  • Establish process for measuring success
  • Process all lockbox files and online payments into Managed Healthcare Systems (MHS)
  • Compile and analyze financial information for the organization
  • Analyze high transaction volume
  • Accounts Receivable (A/R) Reconciliation duties
  • Process documentation occasionally
  • Gather and analyze Accounts Receivable data to prepare reports for management
  • Keep track of emails and communication regarding billing and clients through the month to ensure accurate billing
  • Correspond with business unit customers daily
Qualifications for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Exposure to Oracle (11i/R12) a plus
  • Proficient with Oracle CORE and Lotus Notes is preferred
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with accounting associates convey financial facts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills must be able to effectively communicate with external and internal customers, all levels of management
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounts receivable reconciliation and collection processes
  • Minimum three years proven experience administering the accounts receivable aging of an assigned portfolio of complex accounts
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Analyst, Accounts Receivable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an analyst, accounts receivable. 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 analyst, accounts receivable
  • Prepare internal Accounts Receivable Organization (ARO) audits
  • Review ARO controls and policies to ensure compliance
  • Ensure daily bank and invoice feeds processed
  • Place collection calls and emails as needed
  • Run weekly aging reports on DSO
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves issues on delinquent accounts
  • Perform financial reporting on investigations and resolutions
  • Maintain compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Responsible for Collections – contacts customers and follows up on payments due, sends past due notices and follows up as needed
  • Ensures compliance with established accounting policies and procedures, including all Sarbanes-Oxley policies and procedures as they relate to the daily operations of the business
Qualifications for analyst, accounts receivable
  • Customer service focus required as well
  • Assists in resolution of outstanding invoice queries/disputes related to mis-directed payments
  • Supports internal metrics and goals through cash application activities
  • Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills required
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Accounting/Finance/Business)
  • Experience in managing a high volume of transactions

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