Accounts Receivable Associate

New York, New York • $60,000-$75,000

About the Company:

Our client, one of the largest privately held real estate firms in the world is looking for someone to join their Account Receivables Team

Responsibilities:

The Accounts Receivable Associate will provide financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring the company receives payments, properly records the transactions by posting receipts and resolving discrepancies according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.

They will oversee intercompany billing transactions, recording and collecting payments from our company’s customers both internally and externally.  They will create financial reports relating to the status of all accounts.  The ideal candidate is familiar with billing/collection accounting procedures and can manage daily financial transactions end-to-end.  This associate will work directly with the Accounts Receivable Manager.  Ultimately, the associate should be able to ensure accuracy, efficiency and effective collections.

  • Prepare, verify, and process billings for Intercompany services provided
  • Enter data into our accounting software to create invoices,
  • Ensure proper coding is obtained and verified
  • Properly record, reconcile and apply cash to correct account
  • Investigate and resolve any irregularities or inquiries from customers
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger monthly to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software
  • Ensure timely collection of payments for all outstanding invoices.
  • Direct interaction with customers on collection matters and dispute resolution.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reporting for upper management
  • Special projects as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance,
  • 2+ years work experience in Accounts receivable role.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Hands on, self-starting, disciplined, and detail oriented individual with ability to work independently in a high volume environment that requires a work product that is accurate and timely
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • High degree of integrity including ability to successfully deal with sensitive or confidential information
  • Proficiency with standard suite of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Hubble reporting software a plus

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Up to $60,000-$75,000 based on experience

 

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