ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK
PORTLAND - NE, OR
Daily monitoring and processing of accounts receivable to insure accounts remain current and within company guidelines for payment terms.
Post cash receipts and reconcile cash receipts journal.
Research and solve payment discrepancies.
Process credit card payments and non-cash credits and debits.
Process credit applications on new customers.
Proof invoices and mail to customers. Run invoice registers daily.
Make all company deposits daily.
Monitor accounts and turn over uncollectible accounts to collection agency. Monitor progress and post payments received.
Monitor and maintain credit limits.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one or more year's related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum one to two years related experience in an accounting or accounts receivable environment.
Skills & Abilities:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
" Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully
" Client Services-the individual manages difficult client and/or employee situations, responds promptly to their needs and solicits their feedback to improve service.
" Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
" Quality management-the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
" Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
" Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with a frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
" Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
" Safety and security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
Contact with others:
Provides routine information to and solicits situation specific information company wide from employees, managers and external relationships and general inquiries. Frequently handles calls from/contacts with employees, management and outside vendors, patience and tact is required. Maintains confidentiality.
Daily supervision by accounting manager, receives goals and basic procedures for project assignments. Must handle prioritization with a variety of competing activities. Performs tasks independently with periodic supervisory review/audit. Seeks guidance to assure complete and appropriate action.
General office environment with minimal physical effort. Good working conditions requiring normal safety precautions. Frequent use of personal computer. Requires sitting at desk for majority of work day.