Republic Services Accounts Receivable (A/R) Coordinator in Scottsdale, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here, our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The AR Coordinator is responsible for timely and accurate research and application of unidentified payments to the correct customer accounts. The AR Coordinator maintains accounts receivable records, including cash receipts, and resolves customer issues and requests in a manner that meets department customer service standards.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Processes a high volume of payment exceptions and research requests while following standard operating AR procedures on a daily basis. Maintains a pre-established level of monthly productivity in accordance with department goals.

  • Partners with field contacts to research and identify correct accounts and invoices for payment exception processing.

  • Keys unidentified cash receipts to the correct division, account, and invoice in the InfoPro and TRUX billing systems.

  • Analyzes and responds professionally and timely to field research and cash application requests.

  • Posts completed daily cash receipt batches in the InfoPro billing system.

  • Keys cash receipts and reversals for electronic payments to the correct division, account, and invoice in the InfoPro and TRUX billing systems.

  • Researches and resolves unidentified payments posted to the corporate suspense account.

  • Responds to internal and external requests for W9s.

  • Responsible for processing all lockbox returned items, adjustments, money moves, and customer refund requests.

  • Acts as the primary liaison between the AR department and the lockbox and follows up on outstanding escalation items.

  • Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments and project priorities and adheres accordingly.

  • Follows organizational procedures; takes initiative to communicate with management when unclear/uncertain.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a large Fortune 500 company.

  • Multi-division Accounts Receivable processing experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of Accounts Receivable experience.

  • High volume data entry experience.

  • Experience at a Lockbox and/or knowledge of the Lockbox process.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Experience with Lawson Accounting software, InfoPro and TRUX billing systems.

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. (required).

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an office environment that includes data entry, analysis and reconciliation of accounting-related records (required).

  • Must be able to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures.

  • Good math aptitude and the ability to work accurately with numbers.

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.