Accounts Receivable Specialist at Fresh Food Company

Van Nuys, CA 91401 | Temporary

Job ID: WH-TR-AccRecFo01 Category: Professional Services Pay Rate: $20-23 / hour

We seek a sharp Accounts Receivable professional to provide A/R support for the phenomenal team for our client, a fresh snack manufacturer and distributor.

The ideal candidate welcomes the opportunity to provide short to long term support, with a possibility to go permanent if the fit is awesome! They bring an accounting BA with at least 2 years in an accounts receivable role.

If this opportunity isn’t the right fit for you, other clients need your help and would love to meet you!

About the Job - May Include the following Duties:

  • General accounts receivable (A/R)
  • Reconcile receivables
  • Update account records with cash applications and chargebacks
  • Create invoices
  • Write correspondence using excellent grammar and spelling
  • Provide customer service for distributors (including UNFI and DOT)
  • Audit status of invoices and follow up
  • Collect and allocate payments
  • Research and resolve customer issues
  • Process billing
  • ACH posting
  • Create RMA’s
  • Verify and post account transactions
  • Review and maintain accounting records
  • Update records about invoices, payments and correspondence
  • Generate reports with specific deadlines
  • Enter accurate financial transactions
  • Audit payment history on vendor records
  • Reconcile invoice discrepancies
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payments or other irregularities
  • Communicate customers by phone and email
  • Match Purchase orders to invoices
  • Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports
  • Special tasks or projects as requested

This is not a comprehensive list of duties.

About the Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (PLUS)
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounts receivable (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience working in consumer products (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience working with big box retailer (PLUS)
  • 1+ years’ experience working with UNFI and DOT distribution companies (PLUS)
  • Intermediate computer skills with MS Office, including Word and Excel (MUST)
  • Personality and skills: analytical, strong math skills, organizational skills, proofreading and editing skills, accuracy in grammar, spelling and punctuation, motivated and self-starter, attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication, time management, dependable, customer service oriented, ability to multi-task

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified candidates in accordance with state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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