Receivable Accountant Job Description

Receivable Accountant Job Description

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Receivable accountant provides guidance to SAP and Agris users as it relates to accounting policies, SAP general ledger support as well as answering Agris Software questions and resolving issues.

Receivable Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Oversee the cash collections process
Perform general ledger posting, , monthly and quarterly reconciliations
Ensure accurate and timely posting of daily cash receipts to customer accounts
Assist CFO with preparing the quarterly bad debt and sales concession analysis
Work with internal and external customers to resolve invoice discrepancies
Assist with the analysis of past due accounts and collection efforts
Implement best in class banking solutions to streamline the Accounts Receivable process
Monitor debtor balances on a weekly basis
Performing accounts receivable duties
Handling the day-to-day operations of client invoicing for our European entities

Receivable Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Receivable Accountant

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

Education for Receivable Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Receivable Accountant

Desired skills for receivable accountant include:

Excel
Specific SAP transactions in area of accounts receivable
English
MS Office
MS Office and SAP
SAP would be an advantage
Accounting principals and database management
Applicable laws
Customer service techniques
Policies of assigned section

Desired experience for receivable accountant includes:

Cash collections
Experience with Dynamics General Ledger system
Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or finance (or an Associate’s degree with at least 2 years of experience in an accounting or finance role
College graduation or above in accounting
Ensure process overdue (collections) performance – analyze open balances and overdue items, release blocked orders of customers, perform Inbound and Outbound activities to facilitate collections, avoiding bad debts
Prepare reconciliations with customers

Receivable Accountant Examples

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Receivable Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of receivable accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for receivable accountant
  • Perform AR statement reconciliations
  • Facilitate in and perform process improvement initiatives
  • Carry out reporting activities and analysis according to specific deadlines
  • Ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Finance Manager
  • Maintain Agent MLS Dues A/R spreadsheet by pulling list of active agents, tracking monthly billings, prepaid balances, past due balances
  • Manage the global accounting processes related to the revenue / receivables cycle and recording the related transactions
  • Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate month-end consolidated financial statements, which includes the related intercompany transactions
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, with a focus on understanding and clearing out outstanding items timely and properly
  • Perform accounting research and financial statement analysis to provide management with financial data and recommendations to support business decisions
  • Ensure compliance with various regulatory reporting requirements
Qualifications for receivable accountant
  • 1-2-year working experience in MNC environment is preferred
  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent, responsible, detail-oriented, able to handle multi-tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with people at different level
  • Good team player, able to work in matrix organization
  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualifications
  • At least 3 years of experience mainly in Accounts Receivable function in the finance department
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Receivable Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of receivable accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for receivable accountant
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable accounts
  • Regularly sending demand notes for overdue items
  • Release of blocked orders for shipping and billing
  • Maintain Credit-limits, obtain credit details
  • Maintenance of Master data for accounts receivable via Dashboard and SAP
  • Monthly Calculation of numbers for bad debt
  • Quarterly Review of the deferred revenue report
  • Monthly reports such as accounts receivable report
  • Communication with Customer Service and Sales employees
  • Be part of establishing a high-performing AR department in the BSO
Qualifications for receivable accountant
  • Independent and possess the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a global company highly desired
  • Work experience in a multinational &/or shared services type of environment preferred
  • Be the point of contact for Brands regarding invoice queries
  • In-depth knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of Nespresso products, processes and procedures
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Receivable Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a receivable accountant. 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 receivable accountant
  • Manage and upload charge back transactions into legacy/SAP
  • Be responsible for accurate and timely processing of all cash-related transactions received through different means
  • Be challenged by the very high internal control standards and the associated key role of the Treasury Department
  • Be exposed to an international environment with a high diversity of documents, processes and contacts
  • Process various types of collections from customers
  • Maintain accurate account receivables related bookings in company's records in line with company's policies and procedures
  • Cooperate with other team members, company departments and affiliates
  • Obtain appropriate supporting documentation and approvals for processing of payment or invoicing as required
  • Post daily sales and cost of sales
  • Post goods delivery entries
Qualifications for receivable accountant
  • Software and system savvy
  • Two year college degree or above, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with SAP and internal information managements systems preferred
  • Strong accounting concept and attention to detail
  • Must have strong computer skills, including MS Word and Outlook
  • Customer master data maintenance / different account set ups
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Receivable Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a receivable accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for receivable accountant
  • Reconcile various accounts receivable accounts, researching and resolving variances
  • Log all checks accurately and run through the Remote Deposit capture timely
  • Run credit card recurring billing through appropriate system or as needed
  • Communicate with internal partners about those credit cards that decline for international vendors
  • Research cash application errors
  • Research and correct any account disputes or billing discrepancies
  • Work closely with the VPP sales and receivable team as needed
  • Support other accounts receivable functions, as needed
  • Monitor cash collection
  • Coordinate daily accounts receivable process working closely with global counterparts
Qualifications for receivable accountant
  • Intermediate MS Access skills preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting mainframe systems and or software
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years related experience, preferably in Finance or Accounting, required
  • 2+ years' experience with strong A/R and Billing focus
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a variety of tasks at once to meet deadlines
  • Ability to spot issue quickly and make an initial attempt to resolve issue
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Receivable Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a receivable accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for receivable accountant
  • Accounts Receivable processing
  • Researching and resolving accounts payable issues with customers or vendors
  • Manages the program operations by ensuring the debt management policy and internal control systems are working as designed, instructions are followed, and assignments performed
  • Initiates personnel actions to address standards of conduct issues in a timely manner
  • Resolves operational problems within the accounts receivable section
  • Manages staff reporting functions to assure that required reports are accurate, and submitted to appropriate officials by the due dates
  • Performs other assigned duties in conjunctions with desired goals of the Accounts Receivable Section, Accounting Branch, and Division of Financial Management objectives
  • Prepare, verify, transmit and report Wholesale & Commercial Partner accounts receivable transactions and post and apply payments on a timely basis
  • Reconcile wholesale/commercial accounts as needed
  • Categorize issues to properly identify root cause issues and remediation methodology
Qualifications for receivable accountant
  • Pharmacy knowledge or experience
  • Knowledge of VCICS, VTSO, Lawson, and PDX Pharmacy Systems
  • Support all other aspects of accounts receivable
  • 3+ years in accounts receivable experience
  • Ability to reconcile accounts, troubleshoot and research effectively
  • Maintain records in a logical, user-friendly system

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