Doherty Staffing Solutions

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Feb 24, 2017
Mar 26, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Accounts Receivable Specialist- Eden Prairie, MN

Doherty Career Solutions has teamed with our client to hire an Accounts Receivable Specialist. The A/R Specialist will post cash receipts, allocate payments, and assist with credit/collections. This is a temporary role, with a chance to go permanent for the right candidate.

* Contract-Hire




  • Review and follow up frequently on the status of collections to ensure customer account balances are current.
  • Partner with customer service department to approve or decline orders based on customer account standing. Review daily orders and shipments.
  • Post and allocate daily cash receipts.
  • Process retail vendor transactions and manage amounts owed to company proactively and persistently.
  • Process debits and credits on customer accounts weekly and maintain organized records on network.
  • Assist in month-end close. Prepare monthly statements and reports.
  • Maintain accounts receivable records, order credit reports, process credit applications, and respond to credit reference requests.
  • Gather and analyze information on proposed and existing customers to determine credit worthiness.
  • Advise management timely of any significant changes in customer’s financial situation and make recommendations for a course of action.
  • Review invoices and send as necessary with statements and other correspondence as applicable to customer.
  • Develop and maintain tracking mechanisms to monitor customer collections, balances, and other activity.
  • Process credit card transactions.
  • Carry out an established program for the timely follow-up and collection of accounts receivable.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of the A/R Trial Balance.
  • Interact with customer service, sales and accounting, as needed in order to reconcile customer balances.


  • 3+ years in Accounts Receivable, or credit/collections experience
  • 2 year degree preferred
  • Strong 10-Key, and experience in accounting software a plus


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