Accounts Receivable Specialist in St. Augustine, FL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


SUMMARY
Performs posting of payments to Accounts Receivable and collection of invoices. Focus is to research and resolve payment discrepancies, improve DSO, reduce past due receivables and minimize bad debt. Accounts Receivable responsibilities relate to all CIT domestic business units. Interaction spans up to Managing Director level across all business units and customers. Communicates with Corporate and Branch management concerning customer billing and collection issues. Initiates, develops and maintains relationships with customers, to effectively communicate payment requirements in a positive manner.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


Processing of invoices and statements and preparation for distribution to customers.

Responsible for contacting clients regarding overdue invoices to determine reason for non-payment, seeks promise to pay and expected payment date. Maintains collection notes in SAP, e-mails, credit files, etc.

Investigates issues related to non-payment of outstanding invoices and payment discrepancies, and initiates the required action for resolution.

Interfaces with and updates branch offices to resolve outstanding issues relating to delayed payment or any other issues related to their customer accounts.

Assists in posting of cash receipts to Accounts Receivable as assigned, and reconciliation of accounts at month-end.

Provides information as required for management reporting.

Covers all customer accounts within their portfolio on a routine basis without assistance.

Maintains positive working relationships with internal and external customers.

Advises management of issues that impact collection performance and makes recommendations to management for advanced collection efforts.

Prioritizes and handles multiple tasks simultaneously.

Special projects as assigned by Manager.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

•Other duties may be assigned•

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

TRAVEL
0-10%

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE (Preferred)


Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Business preferred or will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum three (3) years commercial collections experience on a business-to-business basis along with strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Minimum of three (3) years Accounts Receivable experience in a business-to-business environment, utilizing advanced ERP systems, preferably SAP.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

JOB SKILLS


Basic knowledge of accounting principles and experience posting to general ledger.

Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing computer applications such as Excel, Word, etc.

Experience in researching issues with customer accounts and ability to follow through to resolution.

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all levels of management and to communicate with customers on sensitive issues in a professional customer service manner.

Must be able to work as part of a team while working toward individual goals.

Must be detail oriented and flexible.

Ability to work in a self-motivated, independent environment with a good work ethic and dedication to quality with minimum supervision.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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