Account Receivable Specialist

Category: Accounting / Finance Roles

Account Receivable Specialist Responsibilities:
To respond to basic client inquiries and other clerical tasks related to maintaining the accounts receivable records for your organization.

Account Receivable Specialist Duties:

  • Prepare customer statements, bills and invoices, and reconcile expenses to the general ledger
  • Calculate and post receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts and verify details of transactions, such as funds received and total account balances
  • Prepare monthly receivable statements
  • Compile and sort documents, prepare and post invoices and credit and debit memos
  • Make copies of all checks, complete deposit slips and make bank deposits
  • Work with collections personnel to verify status of delinquent accounts and solicit payments on overdue accounts
  • Provide backup support to other groups in the accounting department, type periodic reports and perform other general administrative duties
  • Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job

Account Receivable Specialist Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related field
  • Familiarity with accounting programs and software
  • Basic understanding of principles of finance, bookkeeping and accounting