Smith Harvey Associates

accounts receivable

Smith Harvey Associates - New York, NY


Well respected Staffing firm based in New York City is seeking an Accounts Receivable / Collections professional. Responsibilities include collection of past due receivables, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, entering/posting and reconciling batches, preparing aging reports, placing billing and collection calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, and updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L.


What you get to do every day

  • Reconcile bank accounts, recording and balancing financial information in a variety of ledgers
  • Follow standard procedures to execute general accounting tasks
  • Download reporting from out ATS system to Excel
  • Process payments and compiling segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP
  • Respond to client account queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Contact clients to settle payment issues and establish payment plans as required
  • Investigate either short payments or over payments to see where the discrepancies are
  • Create monthly credit records
  • Research and implement effective collection techniques
  • Ensure the mission, values, and culture of the organization are supported, conveyed and reinforced
  • Confirm documents and codes are correct



  • Collection experience
  • VMS experience
  • Reverse Invoice experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills with current and relevant ATS/ERP system experience
  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
  • 1+ years of relevant experience in accounts receivable
  • Great writing/communication skills
  • Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field
  • Be comfortable being in office 5 days per week

Posted On: Friday, August 27, 2021

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