AR Specialist Job Description

AR Specialist Job Description

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AR specialist provides efficient and effective candidate hiring process support through posting, monitoring/closing job requisitions, and updating statuses throughout the selection process.

AR Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Contacts customers to resolve late and/or non-payment of invoices
Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts
Accomplishes Company's mission by completing related duties as assigned
Recording of sales orders
Issue sales invoices / credit notes
Preparation & sending out of monthly statements
Apply all receipts from customers
Preparation of daily bank reconciliations
Processing of Direct Debit's in a timely manner
Maintain an up to date aged analysis

AR Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for AR Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT, EHR, MRI, VAT, RT, WHT, MUST, CDN, CNN, ARRT

Education for AR Specialist

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Employers hiring for the AR specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Education, Finance, Business, Associates, General Education, Management, Healthcare, Leadership, Business Operations

Skills for AR Specialist

Desired skills for AR specialist include:

Personal computers
Especially MS Word and Excel
Computer programs and technical applications
CUBs payment posting
Cash posting inbox process for Revenue Central
Reversal and updating process
Microsoft Office applications
A/R Process
MS Office

Desired experience for AR specialist includes:

Monitor aged analysis and ensure all customers are within trading terms
Prepare weekly report on aged analysis with explanations for any slow debts
Update and maintain customer contracts
Dealing with external Auditors, Revenue and Banks
Completion of monthly government returns
Maintain a proper and simple filing system

AR Specialist Examples


AR Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of AR specialist. 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 specialist
  • Assist in General Office Duties as required, including answering the telephone
  • Ensure clients adhere to credit limit and terms
  • Act as point of contact for the AR function
  • Provide monthly reports
  • Identifies accounts that are uncollectible
  • Assists management in assigning specific accounts to third party collection resources
  • A/R billing and collections of domestic and international receipts
  • Analyzing cash receipts, payment application, account reconciliations and analyses
  • Preparing journal entries and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Conducting various research projects
Qualifications for AR specialist
  • Claim submission and adjustments on web portal
  • Evaluate Payment Postings to EOBs
  • COB (coordination of Benefits) insurance verification and Eligibility
  • Creating audit packages
  • Other department-related duties
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of accounts receivable or related experience, but we are also open to training a new graduate with a degree in Accounting who is an eager and fast-learner

AR Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an AR specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for AR specialist
  • Customer deductions for sales and marketing activity
  • Returns (RMA) processing
  • Process various types of accounts receivable transactions
  • Review client contracts and applications
  • Maintain quality control of order entry
  • Monitor and reconcile deferred revenue accounts
  • Prepare the unbilled services revenue accrual
  • Perform system related steps for month-end close processes
  • Perform other duties as required based on business needs
  • Analyze customer accounts at the time of application for any skipped or partial payments, or customer errors
Qualifications for AR specialist
  • Must have strong communication and time management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills and a college degree are required
  • Experience with SAP accounting system a plus
  • Accounting degree preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience in commercial real estate
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Word

AR Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of AR specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AR specialist
  • Document results of contacts
  • Other financial duties assigned by supervisor
  • Processes all accounts receivable transactions from payment receipt to account posting
  • Identifies and executes the necessary process adjustments
  • Researches, proactively follows up, and problem-solves when dealing with account management issues
  • Works closely with month-end close process to provide timely information and reports
  • Collects and researches incoming unidentified cash daily with goal of applying cash to correct invoice by end of business day
  • Promptly alerts management of potential fraud found through the research and posting process
  • Assists with audit and year-end prep
  • Conduct B2B Monthly AR reconciliation with Nespresso B2B customers and perform necessary follow up by preparing AR statements and communicate with B2B customers prior to the Fapiao issuance to ensure AR accuracy
Qualifications for AR specialist
  • Remain approachable under pressure
  • Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
  • Ability to complete a variety of related tasks
  • Pro-actively solve problems
  • Ability to be flexible within role
  • Preferred candidates will have experience working in a call center environment

AR Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of AR specialist. 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 specialist
  • Conduct monthly AR reconciliation with B2B customer and raise request for issuing invoice
  • Coordinate with outsourcing company for daily transaction
  • Identify issues or report any disputes and risk in the collection process to line managers and work together with commercial teams including B2B and B2C channels to propose follow up action plans
  • Perform AR forecasts and support bank payment transfer or other bank related task
  • Keep a close interaction with all relevant stakeholders to ensure proper information is delivered timely and action is followed accordingly
  • Coordinating flow of data needed for balancing billing reports
  • Reconciling billing data to production reports and other supporting documents
  • Working with business unit contacts to ensure all data is accounted for correctly
  • Reconciling reports to billing system reports
  • Working with business unit contacts to coordinate timely reporting of data
Qualifications for AR specialist
  • Successful candidate will have the willingness and desire to provide outstanding customer service
  • Possess excellent phone skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, email etiquette and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be organized in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must be a self-starting individual, work well both independently and with a team
  • Computer proficiency, including 10-key skills, aptitude to learn specialized accounting software, knowledge of Excel, Outlook and good typing skills (minimum 45 wpm)

AR Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an AR specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for AR specialist
  • Meet with staff to ensure continued training and development
  • Back-up staff functions, when necessary
  • Entering and processing accounts receivable adjustments
  • Balancing billing data between systems
  • Entering and balancing returns
  • Complete quality assurance inspections as required, ensuring standardization and compliance with established policies and procedures and applicable regulations
  • Identify, research and document process improvement opportunities
  • Prepare and review data and QA reporting with key stakeholders
  • Prepare monthly plan with daily targets to meet established inspection volumes, accuracy levels and critical deadlines
  • Provide input for policies and procedures updates as required
Qualifications for AR specialist
  • Charge and Rate Evaluations with Claims and Outside Provider Invoices
  • Claim Accuracy and Billing of UB04 and 1500 02-12
  • Over 2 years AR and collections experience
  • Ability to manage priorities, workflow, and communicate across the organization
  • Accounting software experience required (ERP system software preferred, CRM and CAT nice to have)
  • 2 years clerical or accounting experience

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