ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Accounts Receivable Specialist

US-TX-Houston
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-4320
# Positions
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

 

General Accountability:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for cash receipts and invoice posting, assist with and provide support to collections activities. 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. 



ALS Corporate

Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and provide clear and succinct responses to customer and manager inquiries regarding customer accounts. Contact clients regarding outstanding balances;
  • Document activities and communications regarding customer balances;
  • Respond in  a timely manner and assure resolution to all management, client and vendor  inquiries;
  • Assist with the Credit Application review and approval process;
  • Assist with end of month closing by assuring all transactions are recorded and reconciled;
  • Assist with the month end close activities with respect to the Accounts Receivable group;
  • Assist with the Accounts Receivable group to ensure all activities listed above are covered;
  • Provide backup for processing sales imports, invoice revisions, credit memos and cash receipts;
  • The description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive, or to limit the discretionary authority of the management to assign other tasks with similar responsibility for which the individual has demonstrated      competency through performance;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office – particularly Outlook and Excel;
  • Must have a demonstrated proficiency with integrated Accounting Software Applications, preferably Microsoft Business Solutions Dynamics SL (Solomon) alternatively MBS Dynamics GP or NAV (Great Plains or Navision);
  • Attention to detail and a high level of organizational skills with the ability to multi-task;
  • Must have positive attitude and work well with others;
  • Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise good judgment.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years accounting experience, corporate environment, AR, credit, and/or collections experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer;
  • Able to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions;
  • Able to lift and carry files weighing up to 5 pounds;
  • Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen;
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

 

 

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

 

 

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

 

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