Accounts Receivable Clerk
ReaderLink Distribution Services - Oak Brook, IL

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Fulfills Readerlink’s Collections function.

Essential Functions : To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
  • Posting and applying cash, applying credits, researching payments and deductions, identifying deduction patterns, pulling claims manually and/or from customer websites.
  • Timely resolution of customer discrepancies, collection calls, and filing.
  • Responsible for multi-tasking, setting project priorities, and demonstrating initiative.
  • General understand of the purpose and mechanics of accounts receivable is required.
  • Must have a professional attitude and ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Detail oriented, thorough and analytical thinking is required.
  • Strong organizational skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office and accounts receivable systems, and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Excel.
  • Familiar with proof of delivery.
Non-Essential Functions :
  • Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested.

Qualifications :
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Associate degree with several courses in accounting is preferred.
  • 3 years experience in accounts receivable.
  • Must be proficient in Excel.
  • Experience with Iseries/AS400 Accounts Receivable system is preferred.
Language Skills :
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to speak with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Mathematical Skills:
  • Must be proficient in mathematics and able to do basic statistical analysis
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s
  • Ability to do algebra
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations
Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in written or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to sit up to 8 hours in a day.
  • Must be able to walk intermittently throughout the day.
  • Will occasionally have to bend, stoop, kneel and squat.
  • Will frequently have to reach out.
  • Will occasionally have to lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Will frequently have repetitive hand/arm movement, firm grasping.
  • Will occasionally have repetitive hand/arm movement for find hand manipulation.
  • Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Employee must be able to walk, talk and hear.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The work performed is in an office environment
  • Employee is occasionally exposed to vibration and dust.
  • Candidate must be willing and able to handle a wide range of activities across multiple customers.

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