Accounts Receivable Specialist
Job Details
Entry
Portland - Portland, OR
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Negligible
Any
Accounting
Description

We are excited to announce that R2C Group is now Rain!

 

At a glance:

This is a junior-level accounting position who will be a critical member of our Financial Operations team. This role is responsible for ensuring that receivables invoices for specific divisions of our advertising agency are prepared in an accurate and timely manner, accruals are posted properly and client issues are addressed and resolved.

 

What does an Accounts Receivable Specialist do at Rain?

 

   Applies basic accounting principles and processes.

  • Prepares, processes, and maintains daily customer invoicing for the agency.
  • Performs necessary general ledger reconciliations and prepares journal entries to balance month-end close.
  • Forecasts weekly cash deposits for senior management.
  • Performs arithmetic calculations.

 

   Knows the players and the industry.

  • Maintains relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Works with internal and external customers to ensure A/R accounts are accurate.
  • Requests and executes customer refunds/credit memos.
  • Maintains a clear understanding of the clients' needs, including internal clients consisting of other department members.

 

   Manages the day to day organization and administration of Accounts Receivable.  

  • Maintains records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating and purging.
  • Ensures that all outstanding invoices are recorded in the correct amount at the proper time.
  • Works on various accounting projects for CFO and Corporate Controller.
  • Responds to inquiries by researching accounting transactions in order to locate and resolve discrepancies.
  • Completes assignments and/or agreements within deadlines.
  • Performs administrative duties (faxing, copying, and filing).

 

 

What makes a great Accounts Receivable Specialist at Rain?

  • Minimum of a 2-year associates degree in accounting or related field or at least 1-2 years relevant training and experience
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the accounting field, including debits and credits and how they relate to a specific discipline
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX is preferred
  • Above average in Excel capabilities and proficient in all other Microsoft office suite programs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent initiative and strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to apply experiences and judgment to plan and accomplish work
  • Support a positive work environment that promotes motivation, encouragement, recognition, appreciation, respect and teamwork
  • Appreciation of Rain’s Core Values
Why work at Rain?
  • We are a national leader in DTC marketing.
  • We do a thing we call Transactional Brand Building. That is, we deliver on our clients’ brand and sales objectives at the same time, with the same work and the same media plan. We measure our clients’ sales results daily – per transaction, so you and your clients can see the tangible results of your work. It’s an exhilarating standard to live up to.
  • There are about 220 of us, so we’re big enough to handle major projects, but small enough that we all know each other.
  • We are collaborative. We care about, appreciate, and respect each other. No throwing under buses.
  • Transparency. We all know how the company is doing and where we’re going, collectively and individually.
  • We have a large and diverse roster of clients, and we get our revenue from a variety of sources, so we’re built for stability.
  • You’ll get to work on a variety of accounts, with different team members, so you’ll never be bored.
  • We are privately held, so we answer only to our clients and to each other.
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