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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Company: Penn Foster Group
Location: Scranton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for a set of customers I which they will perform the following duties:--- Collections--- Communicate with clients and customers to request payment and arrange payment plans--- Update Client Accounts based on payments or contact information--- Invoice creation/ create, and update excel spreadsheets--- Providing support to the customer by researching invoice questions--- Assists with audits within the Finance Department--- Other projects as neededKnowledge, Skills, Abilities:--- Proven working experience as accounts receivable clerk, specialist or manager--- Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations--- Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records--- Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers--- Customer service orientation and negotiation skills--- High degree of accuracy and attention to detail--- Proficiency in English and MS Office. Excel experience is a plus--- Experience with AS400 and /or Microsoft D365 is not required but is also a plus--- Working with the AR manager/supervisor to complete special projects--- Willingness to be part of a great TEAM!About Us: (Do Not Edit):At Penn Foster Group, we are transforming online learning to help learners by uniting Penn Foster, CareerStep, Ashworth College, James Madison High School, the New York Institute of Photography, the New York Institute of Art and Design, and other education platforms. Together, we create an accelerated path to greater economic mobility through real-world skills and knowledge that enable them to achieve long-term success in the workplaces of the future. Our history dates back to 1890 when our founder, Thomas Foster, pioneered distance education by offering training by mail for coal miners to get the necessary skills for safer jobs. Today, with the partners who use our education and training programs, we continue that mission of providing accessible training and education for in-demand skills and are building a workforce that's prepared for the future job market.Equal Employment Opportunity:We strive toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Penn Foster Group by intentionally building teams that are diverse - in identities, lived experiences, and ideas to create a culture where people feel connected to each other and have a sense of belonging. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion because it is the foundation that enables us to achieve what we set out to do as an organization - from maximizing the number of learners who can reach their goals while giving them the kinds of experiences we want them to have, to becoming the type of company we want to work in.What We Offer:We offer a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

Keywords: Penn Foster Group, Scranton , Accounts Receivable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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