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Accounts Receivable Staff Accountant

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General Description:  The Corp AC Staff Accountant – A/R is responsible for collecting monies due to the agency for the Corporate Accounting Center.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Work on escheatment process with the AR Supervisor

  • Review Credit on account report on a weekly basis for credits greater then 60 days.  Work with Account Manager to either apply the credits or have the credit balance returned to the client.

  • Run cash advance report for all offices periodically during the month and review with producers and account managers.  Allocate items as necessary to reduce advances.

  • Work with Accounts Payable Staff Accountant to determine available credits on the accounts and advise any pertinent details regarding the accounts/payment plans, etc.

  • Work with Cash Receipts Staff Accountant to assist in proper application of incoming payments from/for clients.

  • Prepare account reconciliation upon request for account manager, producer, or client.

  • Provide credit references for clients when requested.

  • Process account adjustments for all offices when necessary to clear offsetting invoices, to apply unapplied cash on the account, to correct posting errors.

  • Prepare Unpaid Audit report and use as a collection tool to ensure that audits do not go past 30 days without being paid or collected.

  • Assist with running Monthly A/R Regional Report. Includes A/R Analysis for the month.

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • 1-3 years of progressive experience working in an AR department with account reconciliation experience required; AS/BA/BS a plus

  • Insurance Industry Experience is a plus

  • Strong work ethic with a defined sense of urgency


  • Organized self starter that works well in a team environment

  • Strong attention to detail and retention of pertinent information

  • MS Office and Excel proficiency required

  • Knowledge of general accounting


  • Accurate and Fast Data Entry

     


Physical Demands:


Work is performed in a climate controlled office environment with minimal noise and limited to no exposure to chemicals or toxins.  Employees operate office equipment including; telephone - headset, Computer, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, copier, scanner and mail machine.  Physical tasks of job include; walking, sitting, standing, bending and fingering.


 


Analysis of Physical Demands:


Constantly (over 66% of time) work performed requires employees to use repetitive hand motions such as fingering, using a keyboard, and sitting at a desk.
  • Frequently (34%-66% of time) work performed requires employees to handle and grasp things, walk on normal surfaces, stand and bend.

  • Occasionally (1%-33% of time) walk on uneven or slippery surfaces to and from work and occasionally reach outward to grab things and bend.

  • Rarely  (< than 1 hour per week) work performed  requires Lifting/Carrying  items that range from 10-50lbs, pushing/pulling  items that range from 10-50lbs,  twisting/ turning including reaching over shoulder or above head , kneeling or squatting.



 *LI-GR1 "GLDR"

Job ID:

15695

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