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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Virtual Employee Services (F)
Richmond, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION:

We are seeking a motivated Accounts Receivable Clerk to join our business. The Accounts Receivable Clerk will assist in ensuring that the company receives payment for goods and services offered to clients. The clerk will also help facilitate the efficient operation of the assigned department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

We are a general line service center with special emphasis in the construction markets. Our roots are in Houston, but over the last 60 years our business has taken us throughout North America, Central and South America and Asia. From a small family retail operation, our business has grown to where we sell over 500,000 tons per year. But we haven't forgotten where we came from or that we're still a family business. While we may not know each customer by name our founding principles remain the same—we take care of our customers like family.

BENEFITS

Because we want our team members to bring us their very best every day, we believe they deserve the right opportunities and benefits. Some of our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible
  • 401(k) up to 4% matching
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Bonus and profit sharing eligibility
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

Responsibilites

  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.
  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.
  • Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions.
  • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.
  • Creates reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested.
  • Researches customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Collections Manager and other staff.
  • Collaborates with the Collections Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic (at least bimonthly) basis.
  • Assists in generating monthly billing statements based on the general ledger.
  • Provide administrative support to Partners and to the management team
  • Assists in reconciling revenue accounts each month.
  • Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate employees.
  • Exercise independent judgment in making day-to-day decisions
  • Maintains proper filing systems
  • Responsible for the workflow of a specific departmental function
  • Aids clients, vendors, and subcontractor as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred.
  • At least two years of related experience required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, 10-key calculator, and copier.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Virtual Employee Services (F)

Address

950 Masonic Ln

Richmond, VA
USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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