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Robert Half International Accounts Receivable Accountant in Federal Way, Washington


Our large manufacturing client located in Federal Way is seeking a dedicated AR/Collections Specialist who will be responsible for managing collections for a portfolio of customers. This person will resolve payment issues, including researching and analyzing customer accounts. You will work closely with the sales, cash applications, and deduction teams to ensure optimal account management. If you are analytical, a self starter, with exceptional attention for detail with an interest for AR/collections, please submit your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Your duties:

Prepare and email customer statements

Process incoming cash receipts, credit card payments, ach/wire payments, and apply against open customer accounts

Make collection calls and/or correspondence to delinquent customers

Provide customer service regarding collection issues, processing of customer credit memos or refunds, processing and review of account adjustments, resolving customer discrepancies and short payments. Enlist the efforts of Sales and Senior Management when necessary to accelerate the collections process

Assist with annual and interim audit requests, as assigned

Establish a credit checking process and maintain credit checks for new customers

Assist with new customer set up and onboarding

Coordinate with logistics team for receiving internal copies of invoices

Perform various physical and digital filing of invoices, paystubs, and other administrative tasks

Track credit and debit note requests

Provide excellent and considerate customer service internally and to external customers

Other special projects, duties, and business initiatives as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related

2+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable, credit, and collections

AR/ collections experience in the financial aspects of manufacturing companies

Ability to think independently; a professional demeanor, a can-do attitude and other qualities that include decisiveness, excellent analytical and organizational skills

Detail-oriented, able to work according to schedules and work plans, ask good questions and request help as needed. Contributes to team effort

Good record keeping and organization

A self-starter with an ability to excel in a dynamic, ever-changing environment - someone who will take initiative

Exceptional communication skills

Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment

Laser focused attention to detail and well organized

Tech savvy with impeccable computer skills

Great multitasking abilities

Computer skills required: Microsoft Office, proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint

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Salary: $23.00 - $26.00 / Hourly

Location: Federal Way, WA

Date Posted: November 21, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04430-9502768756

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance