Accounts Receivable Accountant


Matrix Finance and Accounting

2019-12-03 18:48:28

Job location Seattle, Washington, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Accounting

Job description

Position Title: AR Accountant

Type: Temp to Hire

Reports To: Controller


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Invoicing
  • Setup New Customers - Work with customer-facing personnel to collect information needed to set up new customers in Dynamics AX
  • Bill customers - Work with customer-facing personnel and reading contract to create accurate invoices for customers that elect to be manually billed, for the various products sold, and send invoices to the customers.
  • Monitor A/R aging - Regularly evaluate the accounts receivable aging and follow-up with customers to ensure payment is made or services are terminated. Including collections for past-due customers.
  • Application of payments - Apply customer payments to invoices on a daily basis and credit customer accounts within our product database, using in-house subscription management software.
  • Sales Tax - Verify that sales tax is properly being applied to customer invoices.
  • Keeping Systems in Sync - Monitor subscriptions for manual invoices within our product billing system and ensure consistency with accounting/invoicing system (Dynamics AX), using in-house subscription management software.
  • Volume-based Invoicing - Calculate billing amounts for volume based products, based on the various rate plans we sell to customers, and invoice both minimums and overages on a monthly basis.
  • Accounting
  • Record cash activity - Record cash activity in Dynamics AX related to credit card billing activity on a daily basis.
  • Journal Entries - Prepare various monthly journal entries related to accounts receivable as part of monthly close. Such as accruals or deferred liabilities
  • Reconcile A/R - Reconcile A/R, Credit Card Receivable, and related subledgers to the general ledger for month end close

The successful candidate with have the following characteristics:

  • ERP accounting software knowledge, gmail, and MS Excel.
  • Able to use proper English to write professional communications to customers and teammates
  • Views problems as opportunities, not obstacles.
  • Understands to risks and benefits of emphasizing speed versus scalable and exhibits judgment to determine which is appropriate in a given situation.
  • Able to work without close supervision.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated.
  • Is able and willing to work well with a combination of functional and technical personnel of varying levels, knowledge, and skills.
  • Able to tailor communication style to the situation.
  • Is intellectually curious and motivated to further develop one's own capabilities.


Preferred:

  • 3+ Years ERP experience (preferably MS Dynamics AX experience)
  • 3+ Years accounts receivable experience

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