Robert Half Accountemps Accounts Receivable Clerk in Hackensack, New Jersey

Accountemps is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk. Great career growth potential and a great benefits package are available to candidates interested in joining this quickly growing accounting team. Entering, posting, and reconciling batches, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging report, placing billing and collection calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, updating, and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L will be among the Accounts Receivable Clerk's duties. In this Accounts Receivable Clerk position, you will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail, in order to succeed at handling 200+ invoices a week. This is a long term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Teaneck, New Jersey area.

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Your responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization

  • Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issues

  • Process payments and compile segments of annual reports and monthly closings in compliance with GAAP

  • Provide information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

  • Perform a variety of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Balance bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a number of different ledgers

  • Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers

  • Corroborate documents and codes

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field desired

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Established analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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