Accounts Receivable Clerk

Accountemps Reading , PA 19601

Posted 4 months ago

Are you a self-starting and detail oriented Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk? This is a long term temporary Accounts Receivable Clerk position and is based in the Reading, Pennsylvania area. You will thrive in this Accounts Receivable Clerk position if you are able to enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L. We are seeking candidates who are looking for career growth potential, and who are capable of processing 200+ invoices per week. What you get to do every day

  • Carry out an assortment of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks

  • Confirm documents and codes

  • Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports and take care of payments in compliance with GAAP - Balance bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in a number of different ledgers

  • Offer information to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders

  • Contact clients to help resolve payment issues; assist in setting up payment plans

  • Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization For immediate consideration please send your resume in a word document to


  • 2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable

  • Proven analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field preferred

  • High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Accounts receivable experience desired

  • Cash posting experience required

  • Strong familiarity with consumer collections

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

Employment Type: Temporary

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