Accounts Receivable Specialist

Working within the accounting department on the accounts receivable team, the Accounts Receivable Specialist focuses on the daily reconciliation of cash receipts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handles daily cash receipting and reconciliation.
  • Researches payments.
  • Handles commitment creation and application.
  • Handles chargeback research and resolution.
  • Handles general Accounting payment processing.
  • Handles intercompany applications.
  • Handles daily collection activity through customer contact, recorded within collector file.
  • Maintains close contact with Sales to better understand customer landscape,
  • Investigates and facilitates resolution for A/R-related inquiries including balance analysis, refund preparation and credit application.
  • Assists in month end close activity, variance investigation, and confirmation.
  • Assists in back office integration for acquisitions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products, with excellent skills using Excel and Word.
  • Experience using Oracle or similar ERP system.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to quickly ingest new information and processes; interest and commitment to process improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with a variety of customer issues and a diverse blend of personalities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team environment.

Ancillary Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of systems used at ProQuest.
  • Experience in accounting-related role.

Other important information about this position:

  • This position is typically based in a ProQuest office location and is typically not conducive to remote work.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible


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