Title:                     Accounts Receivable Specialist
Position:              Full-Time Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports To:         Accounts Receivable Manager
Division:              Platform
Schedule:           Hybrid Work Schedule
Location:             Paducah, KY

 
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market. In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges. The Company has additional offices in St Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 
 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability and accounts receivable financial reporting.
  • Prepares customer billings from sales contracts with varying terms.  Requires detailed contract analysis and verification with operating systems.
  • Post and apply payments and reconcile to bank deposits daily.
  • Review and maintain accuracy of accounts receivable aging, sales documents, and customer balances.
  • Monitor unpaid accounts receivable balances and payment terms. Implement collection actions per company policy, as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain receivables/sales supporting documents.
  • Prepare month-end accruals/journal entries for supervisor’s review/approval.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiencies in accounts receivable processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Business required, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in high volume customer billings, accounts receivable collections, and automated accounting applications and systems.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Microsoft Office skills with strong emphasis in Excel.
  • Detail oriented with strong communication, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with high volumes and multiple priorities.  
 
Marquette offers competitive pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, bonus plan, company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability, flexible spending account, critical illness, accident insurance, and other incentives!