FlyGuys, Inc. Accounts Receivable Specialist Lafayette, LA · Full time Company website

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will oversee accounts receivable, create detailed reports, and locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by email or telephone to solicit payment.

Description

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist


Job Type: Full-time


Location: Lafayette, LA


Responsibilities:

  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.
  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.
  • Contacts customers to confirm invoice accuracy and status.
  • Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions.
  • Drafts correspondence for standard past due accounts and collections identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files and contacts delinquent account holders to request payment.
  • Creates reports regarding the status of customer accounts as requested.
  • Research customer discrepancies and past due amounts with the collections manager's and other staff's assistance.
  • Collaborates with collections manager to reconcile accounts receivable periodically (at least monthly).
  • Generates monthly billing statements based on the general ledger.
  • Assists accounting manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.
  • Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or related software as well as other accounting software programs.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, scanners, and copiers.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred.
  • At least two years of related experience is required.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


**Note:** FlyGuys, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. FlyGuys, Inc. does not inquire about criminal backgrounds during the hiring process.

Salary

$32,000 - $40,000 per year