Accounts Receivable Specialist

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an Accounts Receivable Specialist job in Farmington Hills, MI! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Type:                      Full-time (40 hours / week) contract

Length:                  5+ months

Pay:                        21.28

Shift/Hours:          8A – 5P



Responsibilities for this Accounts Receivable Specialist job include, but are not limited to:          

  • Collects payments from assigned customer base Works to resolve more complex credit / collections issues
  • 80% Manages the timely collection and follow-up on both existing and newly obtained customers
  • Maintains responsibilities for the timely collection/resolution of invoices and invalid deductions
  • Provides detailed explanation and comments for each deduction Obtains sales assistance where necessary to receive payment
  • Reviews and monitors delinquent accounts
  • Works with customers’, Accounts Payable to identify, evaluate and resolve outstanding billings
  • Investigates delinquent accounts, writes collection letters, calls customers, and prepares standardized reports on credit/collections status
  • Identifies potential collection issues with manager to determine an appropriate course of action
  • Communicates status of orders on hold to Sales, Customer Care and Credit management
  • Establishes excellent relationships with customers and Sales force to assist with the collection of unpaid invoices
  • Collects past due items and resolves chargebacks and cash payment discrepancies as directed by company procedures
  • Meets budget collection ratio for assigned accounts on a monthly basis
  • Provides detailed explanation and comments for each deduction and reduces chargebacks, cash and credit memos over 60 days
  • Participates in special projects as requested
  • Reconciles cash application
  • 20% Prepares department reports (including AR Action Items and Past Dues weekly) and other A/R reports as needed
  • Completes adherence to the company credit policy and procedures
  • Will initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels


Qualifications for this Accounts Receivable Specialist job:

  • High School Diploma, four (4) years of related experience or; Bachelor’s Degree in related field, two (2) years of related experience
  • Systems Applications and Products (SAP) experience or similar software preferred
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Excel
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and other computer applications related to the position or assignment
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to manage deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects under stress
  • Ability to assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills for multi-tasking
  • Must be able to use methods appropriate to the position and assignment to solve problems and achieve accurate results
  • Must be a capable team player and able to adapt to various project requirements
  • Must have the ability to remain organized and self-directed in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have the ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the position
  • Must successfully complete any training or certification courses required to support or strengthen position
  • Must have ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate related data
  • Must be able to work with moderate supervision displaying strong self-motivation
  • Must have the ability to read, interpret, and follow verbal and written instructions, work procedures and other related materials
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong customer service skills
  • Must communicate appropriate information accurately and clearly as needed
  • Must have the ability to effectively and appropriately interface and communicate with a variety of individuals or groups on a frequent basis
  • Maintain positive communications with assigned customer base
  • Make necessary visits to customer accounts in order to successfully collect account balances, resolve aged items or obtain credit information
  • Support Operations, Sales and Accounting
  • Communicate issues as they arise


Why work for Adecco?

  • Weekly pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Skills Training
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits


IMPORTANT: This Accounts Receivable Specialist job is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office To be considered for this position, you must use the “Apply with Adecco” button to submit your resume


The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career  Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans


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