Accounts Receivable Specialist

Branford, Connecticut

Category: Corporate Office

Job Type: Full time

Job Req code: R0012501

Job Description

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for providing Accounts Receivable duties including, clerical, organizational and administrative services to ensure timely, efficient and accurate departmental billing processes.  Responsible for providing support to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor and Accounts Receivable Manager.

  • Work closely with other departments in order to address/resolve all outstanding items
  • Gathers, prepares and organizes data from multiple sources to be utilized during the billing processes
  • Monitors and reviews automated billing imports for accuracy
  • Accurately prepares and distributes invoices to customers (data entry)
  • Review and submittal of freight payments to vendors
  • Timely investigate and resolve customer inquiries through the Cherwell ticketing system
  • Reviews, reconciles and applies multiple cash receipts
  • Electronic document filing
  • Assist with telephone customer service coverage
  • Fill in for co-workers as needed
  • Special projects assigned by Manager


  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce at a high level of accuracy and have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to efficiently learn and utilize new software applications
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Availability to work extra hours when the need arises
  • Must possess integrity and be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Be able to handle miscellaneous projects as business needs require
  • The successful candidate will be a self-motivated and dynamic team player who is able to meet the demands of a growing business environment

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.