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Akron, OH

Salary: $30k to $45k
Date Posted: March 18, 2019
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 319083

Job Description

Accounts Receivable - Accounting Clerk - Collections Specialist


Downtown Akron - $30,000 to $45,000 Based on Experience


Job Description

PrideStaff, a recruiting firm specializing in general accounting and finance positions, is seeking a dynamic and skilled Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist for their downtown Akron client. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual. The candidate will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. In this role you must comply with established policies and procedures.


Collections Specialist - Accounts Receivable - Accounting Clerk


Job Responsibilities

As an Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist, you will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services. This includes processing and monitoring payments, expenditures as well as preparing and monitoring the payroll system. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will be providing these services in an effective and efficient manner, you will ensure that municipal finances are accurate and up to date, that staff is paid in a timely and appropriate manner, and that vendors/suppliers are paid within established time limits.


This is a more detailed look at the main types of duties the Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist will be doing:


  • Collections of outstanding receivables on a daily basis through telephone and written communication
  • Monitor assigned accounts in order to cash flow and profitability
  • Ability to work closely with the credit department when additional credit is required or account is delinquent and possible credit suspension is under consideration
  • Escalate any overdue Account Receivables for additional collection efforts
  • Maintain and generate reporting to identify delinquent accounts and other collection measurements
  • Review and approve write-offs
  • Performing other related duties as required



Job Requirements

As a Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist, you must possess knowledge of office administration and book keeping procedures, accounts payable/receivable, collections, and maintaining general ledgers. The Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist must also have the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information confidentiality concerning financial and employee files.

Other requirements for the Accounts Receivable Clerk - Collection Specialist include:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in collections, and/or accounts payable
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Proficiency in JD Edwards, or Oracle
  • Advance Excel knowledge (Must know - Pivot tables, VLookups, and Applying Filters)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while paying attention to detail with high level of accuracy
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Very effective organizational skills and written communication skills
  • Stress management and time management skills
  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required


Must Submit Resume in a Word Document for Consideration

Job # 319083