AR Accountant Job Description

AR Accountant Job Description

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AR accountant provides assistance to client and hospital staff, when warranted, to facilitate reimbursement and accounts receivable management processes.

AR Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Complete accounting and reporting activities in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and prescribed accounting policies and/or the financial procedures of the organization
Responsible for wholesales accounting, including revenue recognition, cash application, rebate calculation per sales policy and release, return accounting, deposit reconciliation
Maintain accounts receivable and revenue accounting records for regional corporate entities, including reconciliation of system interfaces, preparation of journal entries and supporting schedules, analysis of revenue reasonableness
Distribute ongoing reporting packages and ad hoc reporting to business partners in portfolio management, client services, business development, finance and corporate accounting
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance/Business
Interact and closely work with other groups at the USSBU including financial planning and analysis, treasury, accounts payable, general accounting, and internal audit
Responsible for E-commerce sales accounting, including revenue recognition, cash application, reconciliation marketing expenses and commission with E-Comm agency
Contribute ideas on how to better manage credit according to experience and propose accounting treatment for new business needs
Assist field staff with project accounting, financial statements and project closures
Direct billing technicians including reviewing work to ensure timely and accurate distribution of client billings, establishment and maintenance of accounting controls and processes

AR Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for AR Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAP, CPA, SQF, VAT

Education for AR Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the AR accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Economics, Finance/Accounting, Business/Administration, Accountancy, Management, Graduate

Skills for AR Accountant

Desired skills for AR accountant include:

US GAAP
MS Office
English
I2C processes
Accounts Receivable and Collections processes and controls
Especially Outlook and Excel
Microsoft Applications
O2C processes
Accounting
Excel

Desired experience for AR accountant includes:

Represent the department in new client on-boardings and subsequent amendments of client accounts
Act as the primary customer and business partner contact for inquiries and issue resolution
Partner with operational counterpart in the shared service center on new account set up and amendments, fee calculations, billings, cash receipts and/or commission expense calculations
Coordinate the distribution of billing invoices to customers
Assist supervisor with managing periodic internal and external reporting deadlines, audit requests, and staff development
Basic knowledge of GAAP

AR Accountant Examples

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AR Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an AR accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for AR accountant
  • Drive streamlining processes and best practices implementation working with operations and accounting
  • Act as a liaison with the general ledger and corporate accounting teams to ensure regular timely and accurate closes
  • Maintain service level agreements and key performance indicators for the accounts receivable accounting function
  • Determines and implements the most effective methods for controlling and processing accounting information
  • Supervises accounting staff as required
  • Collection, management and resolution of outstanding invoices from past due accounts
  • Interface with the Customer care, sales, logistic team to troubleshoot and resolve customer payment discrepancies and perform quarterly revenue recognition
  • Prepare bad debt analysis and monitor cash collection in the region
  • Perform pre-sale credit risk evaluation and credit approval decisions
  • Manage AR team to ensure timely month end closing
Qualifications for AR accountant
  • Highly developed organizational interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel
  • SOX experience in financial services
  • Involve in financial and statutory reporting
  • Ensure compliance with SOP and SOX
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in credit control, management and AR
  • Strong communication skills, customer service focused and a team player
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AR Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of AR accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for AR accountant
  • Make cut off adjustment for revenue when necessary
  • Print proforma invoices and tax invoice
  • Prepare regular reports for receivables for further analysis purpose
  • Periodically review receivables balance with sales department and GM
  • Help to set, manage, maintain AR credit limit and control credit
  • Full cycle accounts receivable processing, including cash applications and collections, if necessary
  • Monthly account reconciliations - including inventory and cost of goods sold
  • Ability to work efficiently with spreadsheets, handle large amounts of data
  • Run Project financial reports for field staff
  • Answers accounts receivable inquiries and follow up with staff / members / donors
Qualifications for AR accountant
  • Minimum 5 years working experience, wholesale/retail/internet business related
  • Experience of team management is plus
  • Good skills in computer and office software, familiar with SAP
  • Lead a project to realign the existing AR/Bank reconciliation process for migration to a new ERP system
  • Assist the Controller with special projects as required, including the annual audit
  • 1 to 3 years of general ledger experience preferred
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AR Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an AR accountant. 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 AR accountant
  • Credit analysis and reporting
  • Assisting with month-end including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations
  • Receive, prepare, verify, and process sales orders and sales invoices
  • Process and post customer credit card payments
  • Prepare A/R aging analysis and reporting
  • Complete monthly gross receipt/sales tax reports
  • General journal processing
  • Backup for the A/P
  • Prepare internal payroll reports for submission to third party payroll vendor
  • Review of project billing to ensure setup is consistent with contract terms and conditions
Qualifications for AR accountant
  • Ability to write correspondence and emails
  • Experience with Microsoft SL required
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well under pressure and take ownership of A/R functions
  • Ability to shift gears and reprioritize tasks as required
  • Experience with annual audit compliance is a real plus
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AR Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an AR accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for AR accountant
  • Apply cash receipts from customer checks and/or ACH payments
  • Setup and maintain customer database
  • Independently and effectively works with Company operational staff and others to assure the proper and timely submission of invoices
  • Communicate with service/project managers
  • Issue standard sales invoices (time & material)
  • Intra-company and inter-company billing
  • Create/update invoice plans for flat rates
  • Issue monthly flat rates
  • Create contracts in SAP for the purpose of Resource Related Billing
  • Issue monthly sales invoices for the third party on basis of RRB
Qualifications for AR accountant
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or any other relevant discipline
  • Ability to prepare, present, and review information and reports communication to business leaders
  • Knowledge of English, TOEIC 500
  • Nisshou Boki 2nd Grade
  • At least two (2) years of accounts receivables experience
  • At least one (1) year of general ledger accounting experience
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AR Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an AR accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for AR accountant
  • Create new pricing conditions in SAP
  • Transfer of activity reports to workflow
  • Verify of data populated from SAP to workflow
  • Confirm sales invoice distribution status
  • Manual sales invoice issue - travel expenses
  • Print out sales invoices and sending them out directly to Customers
  • Create/change invoice plans for maintenance licenses
  • Accruals postings/reversal - subcontractor's costs
  • Confirm sub-contractors & intermediary company invoices
  • Prepare documentation for weekly Telco's
Qualifications for AR accountant
  • Intermediate experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Very good command of Hungarian and good command of English
  • Working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Good understanding of SAP would be an asset
  • Issue irregular invoices for fix-price projects
  • Fluent Korean in both written and spoken

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