Title:                    Lead Finance Clerk - Accounts Receivable
Position:             Full-Time/Hourly Non-Exempt
Reports to:        Manager – Accounts Receivable
Division:             Platform
Location:            Paducah, KY
 
 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Assists Accounts Receivable Manager with management-related tasks and reporting in the accounts receivable department.
  • Works with Accounts Receivable Manager to create and implement changes to work assignments, systems, and procedures to meet operational needs, with strong focus on process improvement.
  • Leads and communicates change management.
  • Prepares invoices for high-volume customer billings with varying contract terms and distributes invoices to customers. Requires contract review and verification with operations systems.
  • Posts and applies customer payments and reconciles to bank records.
  • Reviews and maintains accuracy of accounts receivable agings, sales documents, and customer balances.
  • Monitors unpaid customer balances and collects past-due amounts.
  • Reviews accounts receivable documents prepared by others for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to policy/procedure.
  • Ensures accurate entry of transactions to accounting system.
  • Assists in the month-end and year-end closing and accrual processes.
  • Oversees and assists in preparing journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of five years of experience with high volume customer billings, collections, and automated accounting applications and systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Microsoft Office skills with strong emphasis in Excel.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. 
  • Detail-oriented with strong communication, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with high volumes and multiple priorities/deadlines.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and to also work well with others to accomplish common goals.
  • Process-improvement focused and self-driven.