Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Clerk in NORFOLK, Virginia

Description

Are you a self-starting and detail-oriented Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk? This is a long-term temporary-to-full-time Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Norfolk, Virginia area. Accountemps is partnering with a growing Government Consulting company who is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk to join the accounting team. As part of their duties, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L. This position is for candidates who are looking for career growth potential, and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week.

Major responsibilities

  • Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Verify documents and codes

For Immediate consideration, please contact Leigh Goings at 757-624-1100 or leigh.goings@accountemps.com

Requirements

  • Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Proficiency in data entry

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Accounts receivable experience desired

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • ERP system experience

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

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Salary: $14.25 - 16.50/hr

Location: NORFOLK, VA

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04550-0010897674

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance