Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

 

Position Summary: This position is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the collection of outstanding debts owed to the company. They maintain records on account activity, as well as review current accounts for unpaid amounts and determine what course of action to take based on a variety of factors such as age, amount of debt, and the customer’s history. They may interact with customers directly resolving outstanding debt or billing issues, including in evaluating the likelihood of (or a timeline for) repayment. This role has regular interaction with various departments across TCL and requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Accurate processing of accounts and incoming payment applications
  • Maintaining compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Consistently performing all day-to-day financial transactions, including reliably and accurately verifying, sorting, calculating, posting, and recording the A/R department’s data
  • Written and computer skills including those needed to prepare bills, invoices, and bank deposits
  • Detail-oriented computation and organization skills to ensure reconciliation of the accounts receivable ledger, verifying that all payments are accounted for accurately and properly posted
  • Ability to process and scrutinize data to verify any discrepancies within the system
  • Problem solving skills to ensure the resolution of any customers deductions, billing issues, promptly resolve with Team partners within the organization
  • Reliably executing the timely sending of bill reminders and contacting clients to facilitate payment of invoices due
  • Experience or knowledge of Major Retailers processes such as Walmart, Amazon, Target, Costco & Best Buy
  • Open & willing to take on projects and process improvements

Qualification/Requirements:

  • Experience as an accounts receivable and proven success in that role
  • Reliable, solid understanding of industry standards including basic accounting principles, fair credit practices, and collection rules and regulations
  • Exceptional data entry skills and aptitude for working with numbers
  • Significant, first-hand experience operating Excel, Words, SAP experience desired or any computer software
  • Effective business writing and professional communication skills
  • Demonstrated Effective Customer Service Skills
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
  • Ability to discuss confidential financial information with senior members of our customer’s organization
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or any A/R related experience