Accounts Receivable Clerk
Lawson Products - Chicago, IL

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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK - CHICAGO, IL

PURPOSE

To ensure quality cash application to customer accounts in a computerized Accounts Receivable system - CARMS - mainframe.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • The incumbent performs the following duties and others as assigned
  • Verify daily cash received with transmission from bank
  • Prepare cash for entry by identifying to proper customer account
  • Update and maintain customer account/MICR# cross-reference table
  • Apply checks to proper customer account - either automated or manual
  • Reconcile identifiable deductions - tax, frt., and discount
  • Enter daily misc. adjustments to customer accounts
  • Correspond with bank for bank errors
  • Provide assistance to internal staff, sales agents and customers
  • A ssist/Prepare/File/Mail departmental correspondence on PC - MS Word
  • Process customer COD payments for deposit
  • PC - Excel - data entry of departmental statistics
  • A ssist in large volume account reconciliation and maintenance
  • Contact agents or customers regarding deductions or application problems
  • Distribute departmental mail
  • System-level entry of A/R file maintenance
QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three years related experience and/or training highly desireD
  • CRT, 10-key calculator skills, and data entry proficiency required
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

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