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Accounts Receivables Specialist

Company: Westlife Distribution, LLC
Location: Gardena
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Who we areFor nearly three decades, 686 Apparel has been developing, testing and engineering technical fabrications and laminations in apparel. Everything we do is based around innovation, people, and purpose with the goal to build the best performance products with our active-minded community. We create products. We create a community. We create experiences.Our key building blocks:-- Independence-- Innovation-- Inclusion-- Community-- SustainabilityWe're looking for an experienced and motivated Accounts Receivables Specialist to facilitate smooth communication among customers regarding outstanding payments, ensure compliance with company procedures, and maintain accurate processing of payments and financial records.What you'll doThe A/R Specialist reports to our Senior Manager of Credit and Collections and will assist the finance team with general support. This is a dynamic position that works with cross functional teams keeping the goal of providing our accounts accurate and timely service. A typical day will include but is not limited to, reviewing account aging, emailing, and calling accounts to follow up on payments to reduce Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and over 90-day delinquencies. You'll handle inbound account requests such as statement and invoice copies, as well as answering general questions regarding terms and payments. You will also be researching payment discrepancies and disputing chargebacks and will be expected to clearly communicate findings to Management and accounts. You will help the Senior Manager retrieve account credit references and play a key role in helping enhance the standard operation/practices of credit and collections. The position requires a helpful, proactive approach to developing and maintaining professional relationships with key internal partners in the Sales and Operations departments. The A/R Specialist must communicate & follow up effectively and in a timely manner with the sales team, enlisting the efforts of sales and senior management, when necessary, to accelerate the billing and collection process.How you'll do itThe ideal candidate has a team approach, is pro-active, able to prioritize and multi-task, has great research/communication skills, meets deadlines, stays organized and is willing to dig in to resolve issues and propose solutions.Perform credit analysis and reference checks to recommend terms and identify risk exposure to Senior Manager of Credit and CollectionsInteract with customers via phone and email regarding invoices, statements, and credits to resolve outstanding issues and collect payment in a timely mannerMonitor aging reports on assigned accounts and prepare management reports as requestedCommunicate with the sales team on any account escalations and help provide solutionsCreate Weekly/Monthly AR reportsPartner with sales to manage outbound communication of all prepay customers securing payment and confirming with nager to confirm order releaseResearch and resolve invoice issues and chargebacks/deductions coordinating with other departments as needed, gathering documentation for dispute submissionCommunicate and report on status of outstanding chargebacks/deductionsIdentify/recommend collection accounts for further discussion and reviewImplement/monitor processing of credit memos

What you bring3 years with full-cycle accounts receivable and credit experienceStrong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including strong Excel skillsExperience with different accounting software preferredMust have working experience with ERP systems and CRM systemsMust possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written to interface with the outside customers and our internal team membersExperience with Vendor compliance portals and chargeback disputes preferredMust have working knowledge of Microsoft 365, MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, Asana, Full Circle, SlackIntermediate excel skills; ability to set-up and effectively use accounting software, spreadsheets, etc. to perform data analysisSelf-motivated, detail and results oriented in a fast-paced environmentAbitlity to work well both independently and in a team environmentAnalytical and strong problem-solving skillsAbility to investigate and resolve accounting discrepanciesMust be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks effectively while sticking to deadlinesIf this sounds like you, submit your resume today so we can connect!PI187423531

Keywords: Westlife Distribution, LLC, Gardena , Accounts Receivables Specialist, Other , Gardena, California

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