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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Company: Design Group Americas
Location: Berwick
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

WHO IS DESIGN GROUP?Design Group Americas is one of the U.S. leaders of gift packaging, crafts, d--cor, and creative play products with a portfolio of over 50 national brands, sold nationwide and around the globe in the mass, middle and specialty markets. We are proud to serve the best and biggest retailers in the market like Amazon, Walmart, Target, and JoAnn Stores PLUS over 7,000 independent specialty retailers.

Design Group is recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Specialist. This position reports to the Credit Manager.


  • Review bank and trade references as well as other credit information to determine credit lines for major accounts which include national retail chains.
  • Resolve overdue balances and unauthorized customer deductions through verbal and written correspondence.
  • Account reconciliation: utilize vendor portals to determine invoice pay dates and retrieve deduction support.
  • Confirm and track customer program allowances and rebates.
  • Monthly reporting of Accounts Receivable and claims reserves.
  • Work closely with Logistics, Customer Care Teams, Sales Force and Representatives for in depth review of customer deductions to resolve pricing and delivery issues.
  • Collect payments of outstanding accounts receivable and denied customer deductions.
  • Other duties as assigned. WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED?
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • 2+ years of credit experience or other similar financial experience, including prior experience navigating vendor websites for retail chain, supermarket, and/or drug store customers.
    • Knowledge of customer's financial statements, open A/R, and credit reference information.
    • Experience working with major retail customers is highly desirable.
    • Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to work independently.
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
    • Familiarity with AS400 or JD Edwards a plus.
    • Awareness of confidentiality issues.
      WHAT DOES DESIGN GROUP OFFER ME?We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including medical insurance and 401k with matching program as well as a paid time off plan including family leave options. Design Group believes in a fun, flexible work environment that allows your creativity to flourish and grow.

      Check out our video portal by clicking here!

      Design Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are committed to building a talented network of diverse employees. We are looking at all products with new eyes to ensure we are representing diversity through design, marketing, and social media. We are working diligently to increase the number of minority-owned suppliers and freelancers that we partner with and product donations are being made to organizations that align with our support of inclusion and non-discrimination. Internally, we are working to increase the diversity within our workforce through multiple channels such as an internship program for aspiring black and brown designers and a revamped employee referral program to encourage employees to refer minority applicants. Our diversity initiatives are designed to make us a well-rounded and inclusive employer.

Keywords: Design Group Americas, Scranton , Accounts Receivable Specialist, Hospitality & Tourism , Berwick, Pennsylvania

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