Accounts Receivable Specialist
Real Goods Solar - Louisville, CO

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Secures revenue by verifying and posting accounts receivable invoices, credit memos, and adjustments. This position will create and maintain job setup, customer setup, and contract setup in the accounting system. Tracking, reconciling, and resolving outstanding payment issues while working to receive cash collections will be an important function as well. This role will be instrumental in analyzing current processes, identifying opportunities for improvement, documenting new processes and procedures, and assisting in rolling those out. Interdepartmental communication and liaison will be paramount to the success of the team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Invoice customers based on contract terms
  • Job/contract setup
  • Customer setup
  • Make collection calls
  • Conduct account research, analysis, and reconciliations
  • Prepare and maintain various reports
  • Maintain an accurate aging report
  • Identify and execute the necessary process adjustments (process improvement and implementation)
  • Send statements to outstanding customers
  • Reconcile AR to the GL
  • Interact with customers to resolve outstanding issues
  • Liaison with operations, sales, and back office departments
  • Resolves valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries
  • Various other tasks as assigned

Essential Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of experience in AR
  • Process improvement and implementation experience strongly desired
  • Job cost/construction-based accounting experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail; highly organized
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively over the phone and e-mail