OBI Seafoods in Seattle, WA is looking for an AR Specialist. This position requires a detail-oriented self-starter with strong organizational, math and interpersonal communication skills. Must be capable of working productively under various deadlines and with competing priorities. In this position, you will build relationships with our retail customers and sales team, so you can assist them by researching deductions and applying cash.
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
Process and place payment received to appropriate customer account
Research cash receipts, coding, and posting of receipts.
Prepare short pay forms – track and verify short payments and deductions from customers while working with sales to resolve any issues
Calls customers regarding late payments and sends out monthly statements
Resolve invoice discrepancies
Set invoices up for payment in customer portals
Process collateral information for banking reports
Assist in month-end closing
Associates Degree (AA), Accounting related field preferred, or equivalent work experience of 3 years in Accounts Receivable position
Minimum 3 years: Accounts Receivable or Collection experience
Decision making directly impacts company liability. The Accounts Receivable Specialist must often make decisions regarding customer status, reporting, and the necessity for legal action. Must prioritize departmental demands to meet company credit policy objectives.
Authorized to establish terms using current and historical customer information, and financial analysis. The highest level of confidentiality is required for access to and maintenance of credit information. Ensures adherence to credit policy limits to limit exposure to the company
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.