Accounts Receivable Specialist

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Springfield, Missouri
Job ID: 134783
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a national leading distribution company who is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their growing team! They have been in business for over 60 years and specialize in providing high-quality products to their customers across various industries.

As the Accounts Receivable Specialist, you will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to the accounts receivable process. The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, a keen eye for accuracy and a passion for numbers. This is a full-time, in-person position based in Springfield, MO.

Accounts Receivable Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Customer invoice processing: accurately process and record customer invoices, ensuring proper coding and timely distribution
  • Post and reconcile daily cash receipts and credit card transactions
  • Prepare and send customer statements, reminders and dunning letters for outstanding balances
  • Research and resolve customer billing inquiries and disputes in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate records of customer accounts, payments and correspondence
  • Monitor accounts receivable aging and follow up on overdue invoices to ensure timely payment
  • Assist in month-end closing activities, including account reconciliations and journal entries related to accounts receivable
  • Generate and analyze accounts receivable reports, providing insights to management on customer payment trends and aging analysis
  • Collaborate with sales, customer service and other departments to resolve customer issues and improve billing processes

Accounts Receivable Specialist Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Previous experience in accounts receivable required 
  • Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to resolve issues effectively

Join the team as an Accounts Receivable Specialist and contribute to the success of a leading national distribution company. If you are eager to learn, possess a strong work ethic and thrive in a fast-paced environment, please apply today!

Thank you,

Margaret Taylor
Unit Manager, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.