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Collections/Accounts Receivable Accountant in Salem, NH at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 2/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a contract collections/accounts receivable accountant for our client in Southern New Hampshire. This will be for about 5 months to cover for a maternity leave.

Collections and Accounts Receivable Accountant

  • Monthly AIA Job Billing
  • Job Reconciliation & Review
  • Accounts Receivable Collections
  • Misc Office Duties as needed

Billing & Collection Responsibilities

  • Initiate, track and maintain all records/files associated with collection activities for each account to include negotiated payment schedules, telephone call documentation and collection letters
  • Ensure company adherence to collection policies and procedures for consistent handling of matters to maintain good customer relations
  • Post and Deposit customer payments appropriately (including credit card payments)
  • Monthly Percentage of Completion AIA billing with ability to understand contractual requirements. (Prefer someone with a construction accounting background)
  • Small order billing as needed
  • Reconcile Excel Customer Workbook at month end or as needed
  • Enter New Project info and Change Order Requests into software
  • Prepare and send monthly Oustanding Change Order statements.
  • Communicate with customers regarding outstanding Change Order Request status for collections of associated Subcontract Change Orders
  • Reconcile and prepare all projects for close out. Close out projects in software as needed.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Senior Accountant with miscellaneous projects


  • One-Three (3) years of experience in a construction Billing & Collections environment preferred.
  • AIA or Percentage of Completion billing knowledge preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat
  • Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel and clients.
  • Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team member.
  • Must have the ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects under deadlines.
  • Must be able to perform all duties within the department if circumstances warrant such action.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, customer-focused, exceptionally organized; possess a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and take the initiative to provide support/follow-up.
  • Accounting background with a high degree of being detail oriented

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