Accounts Receivable Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $70k - $80k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Sep 12, 2022

Our client, cultivate, facilitate, and honor relationships that inspire passion and support success in the specialty food industry. Founded in 1934, they import more than 1,500 products from across Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. They believe in the power of food to open minds, spark adventure, and bring diverse people together. They are passionate about food, and dedicated to those who grow, make, serve, and eat it. It’s an exciting time to be joining the team, and we’re looking for a Accounts Receivable Specialist who wants to actively contribute to our dynamic and transformative environment!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$70,000 – $80,000

Position Overview:

As an Accounts Receivable Specialist you will serve as a vital part of the organization when it comes to solving problems, both technical and operational; working directly with customers, the sales team, and internal users. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for timely and accurate reconciliation and analysis of customer deductions.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

  • Interact with customers to recover backups, clarify, and resolve discrepancies
  • Initiate disputes for invalid deductions
  • Actively engage Sales and Warehouse personnel to research deductions and prevent issues
  • Identify, report, and present trends in a customer’s deductions
  • Take ownership of Contra Sales to assigned Customer Accounts
  • Issue credit memos for authorized and valid deductions
  • Process check requests and adjustments
  • Respond to customer inquires

Qualifications for the Accounts Receivable Specialist:

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to organize and deliver meaningful insight from large amounts of data
  • Strong attention to details and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of self-prioritizing large workload
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skill preferred
  • Proficiency in Office Suite (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamic AX or similar ERP preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility
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: 113797