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Accounts Receivable Clerk in Westborough, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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Job Description

Position Overview
The AR Clerk's primary responsibility is cash application. Assist billing function as necessary.

Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Match payment received with tickets
  • Enter payments into system ensuring items are posted to the correct customer as well as to the related invoice
  • Reconcile cash sales and credit card accounts
  • Data entry - Posting of monies collected, tax, finance charge and bad debt write offs
  • Scanning of checks and tickets received
  • Maintains professional demeanor in dealing with critical/confidential information; restricts discussion/knowledge of activity to a "need to know" basis.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required
  • Performs other duties as required

Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Assist other related departments with duties and special assignments as directed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • High School diploma or equivalent with coursework in finance or accounting.
  • Two years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office; experience in accounting or business specific software


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent form of a four year college; or equivalent in years of related experience or training
  • Work experience with focus in accounting and accounts payable function

Work Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and general public at all times.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Skilled and accurate in data entry and data research
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must demonstrate strong numerical skills and the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.
  • Working knowledge of English and Math, office practices and procedures
  • Ability to maintain records and files
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work well with other personnel
  • Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance when needed
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to communicate sufficiently to be able to convey and exchange ideas, and to give and receive detailed verbal instructions.
  • Individual must possess a working knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts, including P&L's and relevant balance sheet accounts.
  • Attention to detail and presentation of the work product to a high standard is required.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Exhibit professionalism and team oriented attitude.