Electro Rent Corporation

  • Accounts Receivable Lead Specialist

    ID
    2018-1274
    Location
    West Hills, CA
  • Overview

    Reports to
    Manager, Accounts Receivable

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Summary/Objective

    We are actively seeking an Accounts Receivables Lead Specialist.  The position is responsible for the effective management of the customer payment application function to ensure Company policies, guidelines and strategies are followed.  This is a hands-on role within a lean team and organization.  The ideal candidate will have outstanding organization skills, functions well in a fast-paced environment, and is a pro-active self-starter who will take ownership of the duties.  Having the ability to drive automation, directly implement change, and solve problems will be important in this role.  Supervisory responsibilities include developing and improving metrics for departmental performance, training (policies, procedures, compliance and skills), coaching, monitoring, counseling and motivating employees to ensure success.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages accounts receivable to ensure timely, complete, and accurate processing of customer payments and refunds and write offs
    • Under limited supervision prepares the journals for applying customer ACH payments in Microsoft Dynamics 365 by managing exceptions in the Treasury Automation Suite
    • Reviews the customer payment application of two A/R clerks
    • Verifies accuracy of payment application and reconciles daily to bank deposits
    • Demonstrates initiative and works productively with external customers and in partnership with other relevant business areas, such as Accounting, Billing, Sales, Operations, Customer Service and Credit and Collections for process improvement and issue resolution
    • Ensures corporate policies, procedures, controls, and regulatory standards are being followed
    • Responds to and interacts with customers and internal staff concerning A/R in a prompt, timely, and courteous manner
    • Leads department personnel, including setting work allocation, staffing, training, and performance goals
    • Performs other duties as assigned, including those of assigned staff

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred
    • Minimum of five (2) years within A/R, specifically in cash application field; or equivalent experience
    • Strong understanding of the finance and accounting functions
    • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and technology applications experience
    • Experience in an ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics a plus)
    • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills are required
    • Ability to work in a team environment for making business decisions and implementing process improvements
    • Must be able to work extended hours during critical times as needed

     

    Electro Rent is the largest, most comprehensive test equipment services provider for market-leading customers around the world. We are focused on delivering outstanding service for customers across a broad range of industries including Aerospace/Defense, Telecommunications, Mobile/Computing, Power & Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Education, New Space, Data Products Rental and more. With $1.1 billion of inventory, immediate shipping to over 100 countries, and a world-class accredited calibration and repair lab, our team of experts solve tough technical and financial challenges related to testing.

     

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