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Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist 16420729

Reston, VA

Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with a member-driven cybersecurity non-profit organization who is seeking an Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis. Details Below!

Title: AR Specialist
Location: Hybrid - Reston, VA
Hourly Rate: $30.00 - $35.00/hour
Job Type: Contract-to-Hire
Other: Yardi and/or Salesforce is highly preferred

The AR Specialist supports the entire process of invoicing and collecting payments from our client's members and sponsors. They are responsible for creating invoices, credit memos, and following up on missed payments. The AR Specialist ensures accuracy and efficiency throughout our entire accounts receivable process.

•    Create contracts, sales orders and reviews existing contracts for completeness before invoicing
•    Manage contracts and their renewals within Salesforce
•    Ensures transactions are recorded promptly and accurately in accordance with internal accounting policies
•    Responsible for ad hoc customer billing and responding to customer inquiries regarding bills (Accounts Receivable case management system.)
•    Post cash receipts downloaded from bank account, via check payment and credit card payments to customer accounts.
•    Use customer payment portals such as Ariba/Coupa/Oracle to engage with members for invoice payment processing.
•    Prepare and support monthly and annual bank account reconciliations and Accounts Receivable Reconciliations.
•    Create financial reports relating to account receivable function and status of accounts
•    Ensure accurate receivable records and verify outstanding account balances
•    Manage collection activities including sending follow-up inquiries, keeping track of cash receipts.
•    Audit methods and procedures of accounts receivable function to improve efficiency
•    Stay updated on industry and legislative changes
•    Other duties as required

•    Hands-on experience with accounting software and strong system skills – including report writing & Microsoft Excel 
•    Familiarity with advanced formulas in MS Excel (pivot tables, vlookup’s)
•    Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to accurately process numerical data
•    Problem-solving attitude
•    Confidentiality

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•    2 – 3 years’ experience in an Accounts Receivable role
•    Well versed in GAAP revenue recognition
•    Intacct Accounting Software (or similar) and/or Salesforce Experience a plus.


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