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Job Title Accounts Receivable Clerk*
Location Lombard, IL*
*Position is based out of Lombard, IL
Department Finance
FLSA Status Non-Exempt


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties will be assigned by AR Supervisor):

 

  • Tracks & records numerous AR functions such as investigating, researching, and processing Redi short payments/claims and collections for past due invoices
  • Obtains and emails/mails invoice copies to customers when requested by customer
  • Researches and processes charge backs, returns, and bad checks
  • Answers accounts receivable phone inquiries and emails and provides timely follow-ups
  • Calls and/or emails correspondence to customers as necessary in order to update accounts
  • Assists with related special projects, as required by AR Supervisor, including but not limited to Debit Memos, Bad Pallets, Updating Inventory Spreadsheet)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by AR Supervisor including but not limited to the following: clerical support functions, organizing files, boxing files, etc.
  • Scans all paperwork and uploads to Lineage’s Paperless Office for their customer accounts
  • Supports month-end closing activities as required and needed
  • Supports team members as needed and as required by the supervisor and will cross train with other AR teammates for backup purposes
  • Processes credit memorandum application in Sage ERP system
  • Researches payment discrepancy issues
  • Enters all applicable invoices into appropriate Lineage customer payment portals

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies

 

  • Ethics – Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, works with integrity and high ethical standards, upholds organizational values, and is a team player
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment, managers competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time and productive when at work
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keeps commitments, commits to longer hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies supervisor as soon as possible of delays, uses company time efficiently
  • Initiative – Volunteers appropriately to take on new assignments
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety, security, and accounting procedures
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions immediately and uses equipment and materials properly

 

 

Qualifications:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

 

The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

Education/Experience – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

                                    Associates degree in accounting or business administration preferred

Two years related experience and/or training or a combination of education & experience

 

Minimum of One Year of Accounting and/or Bookkeeping Experience

 

            Skills and Abilities:

            Minimum typing speed of 35 WPM

Microsoft Office experience preferred including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Ideal candidate would have experience using SAGE 100 accounting system. Experience using other ERP systems would be acceptable as candidate would be trained to use SAGE 100

Basic understanding and working knowledge of basic accounting principles

            Strong math aptitude

            Working knowledge of computerized accounting and inventory systems

            Ability to read, understand and follow verbal and written procedures

            Ability to write/type routine reports and correspondence

            Ability to speak effectively to both internal and external customers

Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply in all units of measurement using whole numbers and decimals

Ability to use common sense and understanding when carrying out detailed written or oral instructions

Ability to deal with multiple problems simultaneously

Ability to effectively & efficiently multi-task

Must be able to input information correctly and regularly

Proficiency in using personal computers and computerized management systems

Proficient in the English language – proficient second language skills a plus

 

 

Seniority Level – Entry Level                             Employment Type – Full Time

           

Job Function – Accounting/Auditing/Finance    Industries – Construction, Logistics & Supply Chain

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