accounts receivable specialist resume example with 5+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Competent Accounts Receivable Specialist bringing 22 years of experience carrying out all accounts receivable functions in high volume environments. Proficient in tracking payments, resolving billing issues and preparing account statements. Recognized as dedicated professional driven to meet team targets and enhance bottom-line performance. Talented in performing high volume of outbound calls to secure payments on past due accounts. Well-versed in reducing loss and write-offs by offering customers payment plans and alternative debt restructuring options. Proficient with wide variety of software applications, including Salesforce, QuickBooks, Oracle and custom accounting software.

  • Accurate payment posting (checks, ACH, cash)
  • Audit Procedures
  • Account Reconciliation
  • General Ledger
  • Strong client relations skills
  • Customer Accounts Management
  • Accounting Software
  • New hire training
  • Background in construction liens
Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA, Expected in 01/2024 Bachelor of Science : Accounting And Business Management - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Accounting
Work History
Accura Healthcare - Accounts Receivable Specialist
Le Grand, IA, 10/2018 - Current
  • Reviewed accounts on monthly basis to assess aging and pursue collection of funds.
  • Implemented entire accounts receivable department from beginning of business including policy and procedures
  • Processed bill reminders and consulted with third-party collection agency to resolve past-due customer accounts.
  • Supervised and training of AR team
  • Managed efficient cash flow reporting, posted cash receipts and analyzed chargebacks, independently addressing and resolving issues.
  • Managed monthly reconciliation schedules for assigned accounts.
  • Processed Form 8300 audits for IRS on yearly basis.
  • Prevented impending loss and increased profitability by enforcing scheduled collection campaigns, consistently achieving targeted recovery rate.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Reduced time and costs by implementing new accounting procedures by creating various stages of collections in system for each account.
  • Calculated discounts, percentage allocations and credits and spearheaded process improvements to secure prompt and regular receipts for organization.
Accura Healthcare - Accounts Receivable Specialist
New Providence, IA, 09/2017 - 10/2018
  • Prepared billing statements and invoices for customer purchases and recorded transaction date, price and fees to support accuracy.
  • Reconciled accounts receivable ledger to verify payments and resolve variances.
  • Handled high volume of in-bound calls pertaining to reconciliation of delinquent accounts.
  • Maintained DSO under 10%
  • Held weekly AR meetings to assure Sales and Owners of collection goals and tasks being met by AR team
  • Assigned accounts to co workers
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Reviewed accounts on monthly basis to assess aging and pursue collection of funds.
  • Processed construction liens and preliminary notices
  • Processed and maintained contracts with City of La Habra
Accura Healthcare - Accounts Receivable Specialist
Otley, IA, 01/2017 - 06/2017
  • Contacted clients with past due accounts to formulate payment plans and discuss restructuring options.
  • Worked more than 1500 accounts with over 150 salesmen
  • Reconciled accounts receivable ledger to verify payments and resolve variances.
  • Made outbound calls to vendors and customers to discuss and resolve account needs.
  • Analyzed, prepared and issued chargeback notices for payment to prevent third-party collection agency involvement.
  • Reviewed accounts for write offs
  • Released incoming orders by contacting and confirming with customers
  • Placing accounts and orders on hold after reviewing for past due orders
  • Submitted cash and check deposits and generated cash receipts to record money received.

Blueground - Senior Collections Specialist
Walnut Creek, CA, 02/2015 - 03/2016
  • Counseled debtors on payment options and arranged installment agreements.
  • Supervised new Collections department with 4 employees to make sure daily calls goals were meet.
  • Monitored accounts for compliance with established payment plans and flagged non-compliances.
  • Used skip tracing and other techniques to locate debtors.
  • Maintained high volume of calls and met demands of busy and productive group.
  • DSO maintained under 10%
  • Released new incoming orders daily by contacting and collecting past due amounts
  • Reported to CFO weekly with Collections team updates
  • Supervised team of 4+ staff members.
  • Achieved IRS audit by completing weekly monthly reports with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop ACH, collections, and write offs tracking spreadsheets.

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School Attended

  • Rio Hondo College

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • Senior Collections Specialist


  • Bachelor of Science

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