AR Associate

  • ID: 539756
  • Posted: 5/24/2024
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Category: Pro - Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 6 - 9 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for an Onsite Contract AR Associate in Phoenix, AZ for one of our clients.

Pay: $20-$25 hourly

Job Summary: 
Performs a variety of Accounts Receivable accounting and Collection tasks, including but not limited to A/R transactions; account reconciliations; sending customer statements; collecting required sales tax documents;; general administrative duties and other related Accounting/Finance related activities.

Job Duties: 
Accounts Receivable:
  • Producing and distributing customers' statements (SOA) & invoices, scheduled and ad-hoc
  • Generating and analyzing A/R Aging and past due reports: providing customers' status and payment expectations, ensuring the adherence to contractually agreed payment terms
  • Identifying and resolving incorrect billing issues w/external as well as internal customers (Contracts and Order Admin groups)
  • Facilitating appropriate approvals of credits / returns / invoices, where required
  • Supporting Sales Tax compliance
  • Maintain records in compliance with SOX requirements & satisfactory for statutory audits
  • Contacting customers regarding upcoming due and past due A/R balance
  • Prepare Cash Application details and validate correctness of posting in ERP
Work to meet past due target % commitment
Essential Functions: 
  • Process-focused and task execution driven
  • Ability to manage large transactional volumes and tight deadlines
  • Results oriented can manage multiple deadlines and meet them
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork qualities in a diverse and demanding environment
  • Develops strong partnership/teambuilding relationships with all functional areas and business levels within the company
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Effective listener and flexible in approach to solutions

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Requires fully proficient job knowledge/skills
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. 
  • Proficient in Excel 
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience in large corporation 
  • Experience in manufacturing/engineering industry
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • SAP or another common ERP platform

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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