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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE & COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST

Folsom, CA 95630

Posted: 02/19/2024 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Computerized Bookkeeping Job Number: 1676892

Job Description

We are recruiting for a strong Accounts Receivable & Collections Specialist for a business consulting firm based in the Sacramento area. Our client is an industry leading consulting firm with excellent leadership, flexibility, 3 weeks PTO, and a generous low-cost benefits package for employees and family. This position will report to a highly competent and hands-on VP of Accounting who enjoys developing their team. Salary range: $60,000-$90,000/year DOE.


The ideal candidate will have advanced technical skills with MS Excel and have a proven ability to run the accounts receivable and collections process in accordance with contract terms and conditions. 


Recruiter contact: Becca Brock | 916-925-2300 | Becca@pacificstaffing.com


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead collector on client assignments.
  • Ensure client billing is generated and collected in accordance with contract terms, with accuracy, and within deadlines.
  • Manage, organize, and accurately update relevant data using database applications and enter financial information into QuickBooks or Sage Intacct and proprietary system.
  • Create various documents, electronic information, and financial reports, prepare general ledger entries, maintain records and files, and reconcile accounts.
  • Communicate and provide information internally and externally, answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data and produce relevant reports.
  • Interpret instructions and issues and then implement actions according to accounting policies and procedures.
  • Arrange and participate in meetings and team activities.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred, but not required.   
  • Demonstrated Collection experience required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with professional services collections and billing required.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, including V and/or X Lookups, Pivot Tables, and working in shared workbooks.
  • Intermediate proficiency with QuickBooks, Sage Intacct or similar system preferred.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service, including a friendly attitude, empathy towards internal/external stakeholders, patience, and a sense of urgency.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and reasoning abilities.
  • Willingness to change to meet organizational needs.
  • Ability to process and maintain confidentiality while processing sensitive data.
  • Ability to recognize when an incident needs to be escalated.

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