Accounting Clerk

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of critical Clerical functions within the accounting department. Including analytical and public contact work in examining the payment history of customers who are seeking credit, or are delinquent in the payment of bills.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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  • Posts receipts by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions towards customer accounts, as well as non-AR receipts
  • Verifies validity and resolves account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers by following corresponding procedures
  • Prints, files or distributes Kapco copies of invoices
  • Mails, Faxes and/or e-mails customer invoices and statements
  • Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department
  • Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts; verifying totals; preparing report

COLLECTIONS

  • Pursues collection of delinquent accounts, including preparation and mailing of past due notices, establishing and monitoring payment schedules, customer follow-up account research, and write-offs, when appropriate. Works closely with Sales Department.
  • Speaks with customers by telephone to investigate accounts, or to correct errors in accounts.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries and assists in solving questions related to the status of customer accounts; documents status of collection efforts.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Performs limited research in preparation for updating records, such as tracing customer mailing address.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Helpful to have specialized course work in general office practices such as typing and accounting
  • Helpful to have knowledge of credit analysis and credit collection policies, procedures and practices, some knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to work under pressure and/or with frequent interruptions; ability to work with difficult customers
  • Must have excellent attention to detail/li>

Equal Opportunity Employer

Accounting Clerk | KAPCO

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of critical Clerical functions within the accounting department. Including analytical and public contact work in examining the payment history of customers who are seeking credit, or are delinquent in the payment of bills.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

AR

  • Posts receipts by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions towards customer accounts, as well as non-AR receipts
  • Verifies validity and resolves account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers by following corresponding procedures
  • Prints, files or distributes Kapco copies of invoices
  • Mails, Faxes and/or e-mails customer invoices and statements
  • Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department
  • Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts; verifying totals; preparing report

COLLECTIONS

  • Pursues collection of delinquent accounts, including preparation and mailing of past due notices, establishing and monitoring payment schedules, customer follow-up account research, and write-offs, when appropriate. Works closely with Sales Department.
  • Speaks with customers by telephone to investigate accounts, or to correct errors in accounts.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries and assists in solving questions related to the status of customer accounts; documents status of collection efforts.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Performs limited research in preparation for updating records, such as tracing customer mailing address.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Helpful to have specialized course work in general office practices such as typing and accounting
  • Helpful to have knowledge of credit analysis and credit collection policies, procedures and practices, some knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to work under pressure and/or with frequent interruptions; ability to work with difficult customers
  • Must have excellent attention to detail/li>

Equal Opportunity Employer