Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Employment duration: Full time

Description

CRST International is seeking a detail oriented and results motivated Accounts Receivable Specialist to be located in our Cedar Rapids, IA office.

Job Summary: The Accounts Receivable Specialist performs daily activities related to handling, processing and depositing cash receipts in order to ensure prompt and accurate recording of payments to customer accounts.  Other responsibilities associated with the position include reconciliations to the general ledger and lockboxes as well as other analyses and month-end procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily, weekly, monthly AR system balancing
  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions
  • Responsible for processing periodic aging reports, resolution of credit items and generating dunning notices
  • Research, analyze and resolve inquiries and problems regarding collections.  Respond to customer inquiries through online access, email, phone as well as written requests and documentation.  Contact customers to successfully resolve past-due balances, working with other departments as needed.
  • Processing of monthly bad debt and journal entries to G/L
  • Prepare and distribute various department reports to management
  • Process, maintain files, and follow-up on accounts turned over to collection agencies
  • File bankruptcy claims and maintain files
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 12 months of previous experience in a related field required
  • High school diploma or GED required 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills needed
  • Understanding of basic accounting practices
  • Other basic computer skills required
  • Must be able to prioritize and get things done quickly

CRST is an EOE. Candidate subject to successful completion of pre-employment background & drug test.




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