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Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Location: Houston, Harris County, Texas
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Start Date: 2022-06-27
  • Job Ref: 22-12059

Contract to Hire
$28.00

Critical requirement specifics are preferred candidate with experience in collections. BS undergrad degree preferred. Must be located in Houston area. Location is teleworking (i.e., not fully remote position, expected to come into the office minimum 2 days per week).

1-2 yrs. of finance experience

Collector

The Collector is responsible for managing and collecting on a trade accounts receivable portfolio,
with the purpose of maximizing liquidity and free cash flow.
Responsibilities
These responsibilities are activities that correspond to the metro stops and key processes.
Resolve Billing Dispute
Perform Customer Payment Collections
Process Credit Memo Request
Additional Responsibilities
Ensure timely collection of accounts receivable (AR) through regular follow-up on assigned
accounts, in line with departmental and personal objectives.
Document and review the customer order to cash process and proposing opportunities to
improve the pain points and increase the efficiency of the process.
Collect outstanding invoices, gathering information on invoice disputes and creating invoice
dispute records for distribution and subsequent resolution.
Input notes in collection system regarding submission, resubmission and transaction approval
dates so Company departments have a clear understanding of AR status.
Record disputes in collection system and assign clear action items for the appropriate dispute
owner.
Identify delinquent accounts and take action to prevent reoccurrence and/or initiate
communication with the Credit Manager, Sales and Operations to ask for assistance or
escalation.
Maintain contact with customer AP departments through collection calls, past due notices and
account statements.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including those within the Billing Center of Excellence,
Sales, Operations, Tax and Treasury to support collections, proper cash application and timely
dispute resolution.
Recommend uncollectable debit balances for expense write-off, and work with Controller and
Financial Analyst to clear balances from their AR portfolio.
Research portfolios for duplicate and over-payments and submit refund requests to Collections
Manager, where applicable.
Review aged credit balances to ensure adherence to the Company's escheatment policy.

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