Do you enjoy a balanced life? Keeping an accounts receivable department running smoothly is all about balance. Balancing the numbers, balancing the team members, and balancing the months! We are a small business that has grown big enough that we now need a department for our AR and we are looking for an outstanding individual to lead that department forward.
Obtains revenue by processing invoices daily, resolving missed payments, updating financial records, and effectively supervising staff engaged in similar activities.
Accomplishes accounts receivable human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
Meets accounts receivable operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements.
Collects accounts by contacting customers; investigating circumstances of non-payment; negotiating and resolving conflicts; expediting payment.
Supports financial planning by forecasting cash.
Updates receivables by coordinating and monitoring daily sales order processing and bank remittance transactions.
Protects the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
May use small claims court and mechanics liens for collection efforts
Process and evaluate credit applications. Set credit limits and approvals based on credit histories
Familiarity with financial, accounting, and bookkeeping software, spreadsheets, forecasting, and Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS)
Leadership, management, and team-building skills
Time and process management, including the ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous deadlines, set priorities, and work under pressure
Accuracy and attention to detail
Experience with budgeting
Accounting and superlative quantitative skills
Integrity, discretion, and respect for confidentiality and privacy
Excellent oral communication skills and the ability to resolve misunderstandings and errors in a diplomatic manner
Typing, computing, and data entry skills
Strong financial skills and understanding of financial concepts and business principles