Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in FULTON, Maryland

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. If you want to join a quickly growing accounting team, you might be interested in this job opening with great career growth potential and a great benefits package. If you are able to enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, you are a good fit for this position. The Accounts Receivable Clerk must be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to handle 200+ invoices a week. This is a long term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Fulton, Maryland area.

Your responsibilities

  • Communicate information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

  • Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, including skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP

  • Confirm documents and codes

  • Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

  • Settle bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a variety of ledgers

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred

  • High attention to detail

  • Analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation

  • Proficiency in billing

  • Cash posting experience preferred

  • Accounts receivable experience

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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