The Accounts Receivable Clerk is responsible for processing payments from customers, maintaining the company’s accounts receivable ledger, and ensuring that all payments are received on time and in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
Process payments. This includes reviewing payments for accuracy, matching payments to invoices, and entering payments into the accounting system.
Maintain accounts receivable ledger. This includes updating the accounts receivable ledger with the latest payment information and ensuring that all payments are properly recorded.
Reconcile accounts receivable. This includes comparing the accounts receivable ledger to customer statements to ensure that all payments have been received and that there are no outstanding invoices.
Follow up on past-due accounts. This includes contacting customers to remind them of outstanding invoices and resolving any payment issues.
Other duties as assigned. This may include a variety of other tasks related to the accounts receivable function, such as responding to customer inquiries, researching and resolving payment discrepancies, and preparing reports.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience in accounts receivable.
Strong understanding of accounting principles and procedures.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.