Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist

$25 - $30 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:130889

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with a sustainable American food company with a global reach. This company is seeking an Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their growing brand. The Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for collections of outstanding accounts receivable dollars from the existing client base and all other aspects of collections, resolving customer billing problems, and reducing accounts receivable delinquency.   

Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist Responsibilities:  

  • Review open accounts for collection efforts  

  • Make outbound collection calls in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations  

  • Resolve client-billing problems and rescues accounts receivable delinquency, applying good customer service in a timely manner  

  • Collect customer payments in accordance with payment due dates  

  • Identify issues attributing to account delinquency and discuss them with management  

  • Review and monitor assigned accounts and all applicable collection reports  

  • Provide timely follow-up on payment arrangements  

  • Mail correspondence to customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts  

  • Fax documents to accounts and follow up  

Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist Requirements:  

  • Internship experience within the Accounting/Finance space 

  • Exposure to SAP in class or during internships   

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word  

  • Strong communication, problem solving, and analytical skills required  

  • Must have attention to detail with an eye for accuracy  

 

Thank you,  

Cara Jarosz 

Unity 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.