Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Position Summary:  

Shearer’s Foods is currently seeking an energetic, articulate, self-motivated, individual with a “can do” attitude to join a fast paced Corporate & Accounting Treasury team as an Accounts Receivable Specialist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for customer account setup/maintenance, including but not limited to early payment discount terms internal audits.
  • Generate RMA’s, miscellaneous invoices, and credits as necessary for all Shearer’s locations.
  • Reconcile assigned cash receipts daily against banking with customer invoice details and input cash receipt batches into the ERP timely with 100% accuracy.
  • Review/analyze and dispute trends for early payment discounts and/or deductions that are taken outside of normal business terms with applicable customers.
  • Review/analyze assigned deductions in the deduction management tool in a timely manner including clearing batches in ERP upon proper approval.
  • Contact customers and access customer portals for remittance detail and deduction/claims support as necessary to accurately apply customer payments / deductions.
  • Collaborate with deduction team on product shortages/damages, pricing discrepancies or other deductions taken by customers to properly create AR adjustment invoices into the ERP.
  • Promptly respond to customer correspondence and requests in a professional manner.
  • Assist collection specialist for customer updates/inquiries as necessary.
  • Generate copies of statements, invoices to customers as required.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the accounts receivable department.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in accounting or business.
  • Three to five years accounts receivable experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Must have strong attention to detail with high accuracy and a solid understanding of accounts receivable procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Strong communication, problem solving analytical, and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Excel intermediate skills required.

Shearer’s Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation