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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Alexandria, VA
  • Expired: January 05, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Classification: Non-Exempt Job Summary: The Accounts Receivable Clerk is responsible to the Office Manager for the collection and maintenance of all charge accounts in accordance with company policy. With excellent communication skills, will be able to resolve A/R issues appropriately and effectively. Essential Functions: - Process customer payments according to company policy. - Follow the branch collection strategy in monitoring customer accounts for non-payment, skipped invoices and partial payments. - Provide regular communication to management regarding status of account collections. - Organize a recovery system and initiate collection efforts. - Complete monthly and quarterly closing statement processes and create reports. - Communicate with customers via phone, e-mail, mail or in person to make payment arrangements on delinquent accounts. - Perform reference checks of all credit applications and report findings to management. - Investigate and resolve customer inquiries in a timely manner - Submit accounts to management for bad debt write off. - Fax or e-mail invoices to customers for payment. - Perform other tasks as required. Additional Functions: - May perform some of the other general office functions. Requirements Qualifications: - Proficient with MS Office, with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheets summarizing aging/past due accounts. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, especially in telephone skills. - Proven excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in a team environment. - Great organizational and multi-tasking skills; detail oriented. - Show successful experience in the ability to enthusiastically press into action collection efforts. - Demonstrate a good understanding of general business operating procedures and be proficient in data entry. Education: - Some business or similar experience. Typical Physical Activity: - Physical Demands/Requirements consist of standing, walking, sitting, talking on the phone, occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs., stooping, typing, fine dexterity, hearing and speaking. Typical Environmental Conditions: - Indoor offices, meeting rooms of a typical industrial laundry, service center or depot. Travel Requirements: - None Revised:09/24/2018

Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Goal Completion - Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Ability to Make an Impact - Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



Alexandria, VA
22304 USA


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