Accounts Receivable Assistant
Howard Lake, MN Accounting

Job Summary

The Accounts Receivable Assistant is responsible for assisting in the accounts receivable/credit process by processing of customer credit applications, payments, cash receipts, billings, credits, maintains sales tax and customer contacts data and collection of all assigned receivables.

 Monday - Friday  8am-4:30pm 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Works with customers and Dura Supreme's sales reps in the collection of accounts receivable.
  2. Verify the accuracy, invoice and apply/distribute approved credits entered into the system per company guidelines.
  3. Prepares and distributes customer invoices including review of exception reports to determine invoice accuracy and review of freight calculations.
  4. Processes customer payments including receipt of payments, preparing bank deposits, creating file copies of payments received, and application of payments received against specific invoices into Accounting program.
  5. Researches payment discrepancies.
  6. Calculates commission adjustments.
  7. Processes Sales Agreement rebates
  8. Processes new account credit applications.
  9. Cross-trains into other Accounting areas and serves as back-up to other positions as needed.
  10. Front Desk Receptionist duties, as assigned

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School education and up to twelve months related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Post Secondary education specializing in Accounting is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to maintain composure and professionalism with customers when handling sensitive financial issues and potentially volatile situations.
  • Able to use spreadsheets and word processing programs
  • Accounting and Credit practices
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Math Aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize daily work tasks