Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in HAUPPAUGE, New York

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Great career growth potential and a great benefits package are available to candidates interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will 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. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you are likely to be successful at handling 200+ invoices a week at this Accounts Receivable Clerk position. This is a short term temporary-to-fulltime Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Hauppauge, New York area.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in various ledgers

  • Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

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

  • Test documents and codes

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

  • Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Solid understanding of accounts receivable

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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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