Accounts Receivable Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Ellenwood, GA
COMPENSATION: $60k - $65k
POSTED: Aug 3, 2022

Our client is in the logistics / freight / ocean import industry and is currently seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$60k – $65k Annually

Position Overview:

The Account Receivable Specialist will be performing daily accounts receivable activities. They will mainly update AR system, contact customers for outstanding invoices, prepare AR meetings and process credit extensions. This role is onsite and company offers 26 days of remote work annually.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

  • Contact with each customer weekly on overdue invoices and current invoices
  • Update A/R log with detailed collection notes listing actions on each invoice and timely follow-up
  • Proactively identify and help resolve problem accounts
  • Build key relationships with clients and internal staff to more effectively resolve issues and collect payment on invoices quickly
  • Process credit extensions Review/monitor the approved credit limit
  • Report weekly on slow-paying clients and aged invoices
  • Provide weekly updates in AR meeting with management
  • Have a weekly one-on-one meeting with Operational departments
  • Support the Accounting department with miscellaneous projects and assignments ARC reconciliation month-end A/R analytical month-end
  • Trade A/R and 120 month-end
  • Take part in internal meetings with Account Management
  • Take charge of refunds / credits

Qualifications of the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

  • Good data entry and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize a demanding workload
  • Effective interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes(Credit, GL,AR, and AP)
  • Strong analytical skills Very detailed-orientated
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Aptitude for learning new software applications
  • Process improvement-driven

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience


  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • PTO
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112471