Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist

Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for a range of general staff accounting tasks but will be primarily responsible for all accounting work associated with maintaining customer files, generating invoices, and cash collections.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparation of invoices due from publishers, institutions, and software end users
  • Responsible for cash collections and customer correspondence
  • Responsible for bookstore returns and processing of timely and accurate refunds or credits
  • Process customer credit card payments as part of monthly billing process and on an ad-hoc basis as part of the collection process
  • Ensure posting of discounts, price differences, and other chargebacks to customer accounts
  • Respond to customer requests via phone or email
  • Complete quotes to send to customers
  • Prepare, review, and mail monthly customer statements
  • Prepare month-end account reconciliations to general ledger as assigned
  • Perform other month-end closing tasks as assigned
  • Assist in establishing and monitoring the implementation and maintenance of control procedures and policies as they relate to the accounts receivable department
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of accounting principles, including understanding of debits, credits, and account reconciliations
  • Mid- to expert-level Microsoft Excel skills with fluency with spreadsheets and pivot tables
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic small department, to multitask, to be deadline-oriented, and to work the hours required during close, billing, and audit cycles
  • Excellent communication skills and customer-oriented focus
  • Ability to develop proficiency in accounting software applications as required

Experience Requirements

5 years of related experience in credit and collections and 2 years of supervisor experience

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