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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: Century City, CA, United States
Job # 11193662
Date Posted: 07-23-2018
Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist
Pay rate: $25-$28 per hour
Location: Century City, CA


Our client is one of the world’s largest shopping center organizations with legendary retail destinations in London, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles! We are seeking an Account Receivable Specialist for a driven individual who will undertake the timely and efficient management, administration and collection of commercial real estate debts for a large portfolio of tenants. This individual must have financial experience and be well versed in credit and collections best practices (real estate preferred).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Interact with tenants to secure timely and accurate payment of all amounts due pursuant to the terms of the lease agreement.
  • Resolve and investigate any issues related to incorrect billings and any disputes raised by the tenant.
  • Prepare and deliver legal notices to tenants
  • Work with tenants to reconcile all outstanding accounts to ensure A/R balances represent an accurate position of tenant receivables.
  • Develop relationships with internal and external customers to better understand, communicate and appropriately recommend smart plans of action in light of company/business specific risks.
  • Maintain and update JD Edwards E1 Collection Management System on a daily basis, which includes (a) disputes and resolutions thereof, (b) negotiated payment plans, (c) bad debt reserve recommendations, (d) promises to pay, and (e) any other account related discussions.
  • Make recommendations to the A/R Manager regarding the adequacy of the bad debt reserve.
  • Properly escalate disputes that are relevant to the company's policies and procedures.
  • Brainstorm and communicate all opportunities to continuously improve, standardize and streamline the company's A/R administrative and collections processes.
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times.
  • Escalate all news of pending bankruptcies and other collections matters to appropriate management.
  • Work towards achieving all A/R targets and strive to satisfy all Key Performance Indicators.
  • Prepare and distribute the appropriate weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual A/R reports.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • You must have 2-5 years of progressive experience in an AR/collections role, preferably in high volume
  • Financial sharpness, with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Real Estate / Property Management experience is a plus.
  • Experience and use of ERP software, preferably JD Edwards E1, familiarity with A/R systems and interfaces.
  • Computer skills required, specifically working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • University/college graduate and relevant experience in AR/collections
     
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