Accounting Coordinator for Accounts Receivable

                                  

ArtSkills, Inc., has a full-time position available for an experienced Accounting Coordinator working in the Accounts Receivable and the Collections Department. The successful Candidate must perform exceptionally well in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple assignments under deadlines. The Candidate must be highly organized, resourceful and detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Follow-up is the key to this job. This candidate should exhibit leadership skills, accept direction, and be enthusiastic about continued learning and improvement of relevant skill sets. ArtSkills manufactures products and sells to all the main mass market retailers in America. Experience working with outside accounting AP departments to overturn chargebacks and fines from other retailers a plus. 

 JOB SUMMARY: 

• Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from mass market customers. 

• Enter all payments that are received and apply to customer accounts. 

• Reconcile accounts receivable ledger to verify payments and resolve variances. 

• Input financial data and produce reports using Microsoft Excel, Word, QuickBooks, and with company-specific software. 

• Respond to inbound inquiries regarding accounts and payments. 

• Calculate discounts, percentage allocations and credits and spearhead process improvements to secure prompt and regular receipts for organization. 

• Assess data and information to verify entry, calculation, and billing code accuracy. 

• Call vendors and customers to discuss and resolve account needs. 

• Dispute chargebacks for the company. 

• Research and resolve customer claims related to shortages, discount violations and returns. 

• Research accounts and complete due diligence to resolve collection problems. 

• Record all information regarding financial status of customers. 

• Resolves valid chargebacks or approved markdown dollars or any other authorized deductions by entering and adjusting entries. 

• Resolves invalid or unauthorized deductions by filing claims.

• Research Proof of delivery to counter chargeback claim. 

• Examines customer payment plans, payment history, credit line. 

• Research cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts for accounts receivable. 

• Maintains records of invoices, debits, and credits. 

• Assists in financial management and analysis, as requested. 

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 

• Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices, and collection practices and regulations. 

• Proven ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records. 

• Proficiency in MS Office and Experience with accounting software, QuickBooks. NetSuite a plus. 

• Prior experience working with mass market retailer portals in accounts receivable. 

• Prior experience researching chargebacks for major retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, etc. 

• Excellent follow-up and negotiation skills. 

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 

• Associate degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Helen Lavin at [email protected]

Location: Bethlehem, PA. 

Compensation commensurate with experience, plus benefits, bonus structure, 401k, and exceptional work environment.   

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