Accounts Receivable Specialist

Coast Personnel

Job ID: 5576

Coast Personnel Services is seeking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist for a well-established client in North San Jose, CA.

This is a 6 month contract with possibility to become permanent position


Position Summary:

Balances daily and month end accounts receivable to general ledger balances. Investigates outstanding invoices, makes collection calls, negotiates payment terms, and processes liens for collections when necessary. Enters data into accounts receivable general ledger accounts.  

Essential Functions: 

•    Responsible for accounts receivable collections, communicating with customers about payment confirmations, maintaining department  email inbox, billing discrepancies and questions; working with the customer service department to resolve discrepancies 

•    Daily – Processing Customer Credit Card Payments

•    As Needed – Review Billing records to research double pay issues or billing errors which cause delay in payment

•    Collect on all open AR for assigned part of the alphabet

•    Cash posting

•    Communicating with customers and internal staff to resolve invoice dispute issues.

•    Monitoring credit department email inbox 

•    Processing customer credit applications; Credit Reference Check and D&B Reports

•    Other AR projects as requested by Manager 

Education/Knowledge/Skill Requirements: 

•    High School graduate or GED

•    One year experience with collections process, Billing and A/R cycle

•    Excellent aptitude with Excel

•    Excellent aptitude with Math

•    Basic understanding of principles of finance and accounting

•    Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

•    A high level of motivation with a strong work ethic

•    Effective interpersonal skills and a positive outlook

•    An ability to prioritize, work independently and maintain a professional/friendly demeanor is essential.