J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Schoolcraft, MI

Job Responsibilities
  • Accurately and efficiently process accounts receivable receipts.
  • Manage customer collections in accordance with policies.
  • Assist Controller and Accounting Manager with various projects, reports, and analysis as is required.
  • Provide support for A/R and Administrative duties.
  • Deposit and post incoming payments, and review aging to follow up with collection activities as necessary.
  • Retrieve electronic deposit reports from bank, Process check deposits, post payments into SAP and update cash management spreadsheet daily.
  • Communicate with customers immediately on payment discrepancies.
  • Maintain customers in database to ensure credit limits are updated as necessary in SAP & Atradius.
  • Provide credit references for existing customers.
  • Assist Customer Service, Sales Support, Purchasing and Logistics with various issues related to SAP processes.
  • Review aging reports, contact past due accounts and document collection efforts on all past due customers.
  • Reconcile intercompany and customer account balances monthly.
  • Participate in year-end physical inventory.
  • Assist Auditors with various requests.
  • Maintain Atradius standings/ credit limits as requested by Accounting Manager.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma.
  • Minimum 2+ years accounts receivables experience; Associates degree in accounting a plus.
  • Accounting job experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Adept in use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Experienced with accounting software, preferably SAP.
  • Able to perform business math calculations.
  • Good typing skills (60 words per minute; 10-key).
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task in a demanding environment.
  • No specific certifications and licenses are required.
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Interacts with customers and vendors on a regular basis (telephone, e-mail, fax, mail).
  • Consults with staff in Accounting, Purchasing, Logistics, HR, Sales, Customer Service, QA/QC and other departments as necessary.
  • Utilizes standard office equipment and computer work station.
Physical Requirements
  • The job requires sitting, typing and viewing computer screen for long periods of time.
Other Information
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.
  • Standard Work Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.
  • Eligible for all benefit programs.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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