AR Specialist/Accountant

asTech - Plano, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


The Company

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, asTech™ is a leading provider of diagnostic solutions and services to the collision repair industry. asTech™, which stands for a utomotive s ervice Tech nicians, is the first company of its kind to specialize in servicing vehicle electronics. The Company provides remote and in-shop automotive electronic services using its patented asTech™ device, performed by ASE-Certified Master Technicians.

Primary Purpose of the Position

The role of AR Specialist/Accountant will be to process transactions for accounts receivable, contact customers regarding any discrepancies or past due amounts, and send statements to customers. Additional duties may include providing a supporting and backup role for Payroll or GL accountant staff.

Essential Functions

Call and email clients to collect past due invoices and prepare weekly status reports.
Corresponds with customers and business partners by researching and responding to inquiries and disputes.
Research and resolve aged open payments and credit/debit memos on customer accounts using a variety of reports, documents and on-line data systems.
Provide concise and appropriate explanations on open payments.
Posting daily invoices accurately to customer accounts based on remittance details.
Assist in the month-end close process by ensuring all processing is completed within the allotted time frame.
Complete special projects and ad hoc reporting including but not limited to audits, internal and external financial reports as needed.
Provide support for Payroll or GL accountants as needed.
Other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, training, experience, competencies)

Associate or Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
Minimum three (3) years AR/AP experience
Multi-tasking skills required.
Professional demeanor.
Ability to deal with difficult situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.
Reliable and Accountable.
Good presentation, facilitation and computer skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability work independently to achieve goals and targets.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to work in a team environment to achieve team, department and corporate goals.
Adaptable to a fast-paced environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications (Education, training, experience, competencies)

Proficient in Quickbooks and or Salesforce/FinancialForce.
Additional experience with Payroll or GL is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility

N/A

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment with limited exposure to customer repair facilities and vendor sites.

Travel

This position may require to travel during training period with minimal travel afterwards. Frequently travel is outside the local area and overnight.

Reports to

Controller

Location

Plano, TX

EEO Statement

The Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover all possible activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.