Job Description – Accounts Receivable Clerk
Accounts Receivable Clerk
[Name of Controller or Finance Manager]
The Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk is directly responsible for performing data entry and related duties in posting accounts receivable payments. This includes maintaining ledgers, credit balances, and resolving account irregularities. The A/R Clerk will also administer claims, refunds, adjustments, and any other accounting transactions related to A/R management. This position involves diplomatic interaction with customers to provide billing information and support in order to facilitate swift payment of invoices due to the organization.
Collaborate with the Controller or Finance Manager to maintain collection goals and general A/R performance levels. Communicate with internal/external sales representatives and accounting/tax professionals as necessary to complete job duties. Receive and fill out receipts for third party payments, whether by cash, check, credit, and other forms of payment. Post and reconcile customer payments to general ledgers. Post A/R data to profit/loss reports, balance sheets, income statements, and other documentation. Review all