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Lead Accounts Receivable Representative - Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • 237 Green St
  • Gardner, MA 01440
  • Full-Time
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Position Summary:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist (non-exempt) will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties including, but not limited to: invoicing (both electronic & paper), cash application, and month end closing activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily customer invoicing, posting, printing and mailing invoices to the customers, uploading invoices into customer portals
  • Process customer credits
  • Cash application to customer accounts (vis checks, ACH, and wires received); accessing bank and remittance information
  • Establish good relationships with our customer so that any issues are quickly identified and resolved
  • Assist with cash collections as needed; working with AP & AR Supervisor
  • Compiles and maintains accurate and complete records ensuring company invoices are billed
  • Research any short payments, working with customers
  • Organize and prioritize work using knowledge of current office technology and business methods, personal computer and mainframe applications
  • Prepare and maintain financial reports and assist with month end-closingReconciliation of A/R sub-ledger with general ledgerInter-company accounts receivable reconciliations, including correspondence and confirmation with inter-company partners
  • Provide internal and external customer service by responding to a variety of finance and account status inquiries
  • Filing of invoices and cash receipts
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 1 2 years of accounts receivable experience required
  • Familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Accounting classes preferred
  • Associates degree in business/accounting a plus
  • Must be task-oriented and able to follow standardized work instructions in a structured environment that is high-volume and fast-paced and must be flexible with changing priorities as they arise
  • Attention to detail, allowing early detection and correction of data entry errors at time of data entry
  • Ability to work independently and remain self-motivated with minimal direct supervision
  • Computer literate and familiar with accounting software programs.
  • Experience with automated accounting systems (ERP), JDE experience a plus
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, team player
  • Oral and written communication skills and ability to deal with customers and co-workers; interact positively with all levels of associates
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel software and excellent data entry skills required.
  • Experience with A/R processing required and G/L accounting experience a plus.
  • Flexibility in scheduling due to business requirements (i.e., month-end close)
  • Organizational skills and ability to work independently with changing priorities
  • Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

    Office work environment. Sitting for extended periods of time. Data entry using a standard computer keyboard. Lifting up to 30 pounds (typically boxes of files).

    This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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