Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist

Brooklyn Permanent
  • Well known manufacturing business based in Brooklyn
  • Are looking for a Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist to join the team

About Our Client

An international manufacturing business, specializing in the food and beverage space.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

The role will involve:

· Training and assisting new hires on customer accounts.

· Taking responsibility for larger tasks such as: Processing Spin Reports, Claims with carriers, and

keeping progress reports.

· Assist with SET requests, Innovation initiatives and special projects as needed.

· Cash Application for lockbox, Monday through Friday.

· Cash Application for Wire Transfers including International customers.

· Back-up for BBFI Cash Application.

· Contact customers on the 31st day to request the status of past due invoices.

· Work with brokers and customers to receive backup documentation for deductions and short remittances in a timely manner.

· Check Sales Planners to ensure deductions and check requests for promotional activity are approved.

· Prepare Credit Memo Request Forms to clear approved items from the A/R Trial Balance.

· Obtain all information needed to file claims against freight carriers (POD, signed bill of lading, customer deduction backup, copy of invoice, etc.).

· Aggressively follow up in writing all repayment requests sent to customers for unauthorized deductions.

· Review the A/R Trial Balance Report for assigned accounts every week to ensure that work is being done on all items older than 60 days.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will:

· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field.

· Prior A/R experience, an at least 1 year of management experience

· Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

· Possess mathematical and analytical skills.

· Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

· Extremely flexible, organized and detail oriented, with strong follow-through skills.

· Excellent judgment, with a friendly yet professional demeanor and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Demonstrates poise, tactfulness diplomacy, in order to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

Contact
Lucy McPhail
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4518959

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Lucy McPhail
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