Sr Accounts Receivable Specialist (Remote during COVID)
at Lasko Products

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Description

The SR AR Specialist position is responsible for all customer payment processing, billing, collection efforts, and account reconciliation, for a portfolio of assigned Top Ten Customer accounts which represents approximately 70% of sales. In addition, the high level responsibilities will include auditing, mentoring, ad hoc reporting, data collection, data analysis, and Accounting Department collaboration. This position has a large impact on company cash flow and DSO.  

 In addition to knowledge of AR Specialist Responsibilities,

  • Prepares daily deposit s/s and reconciliation.
    Negotiate uncollectable resolutions within guidelines.
  • Mentor team members.
  • Provide customer statements as needed
  • Perform collection and chargeback resolutions for Big Box (Top Ten) companies
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting, analysis, and special projects
  • Perform account reconciliations; determination of uncollectable write offs and FY offsets
  • Escalates account issues and differentiates to sales or logistics management ; utilizing communication protocol; directly impacts cash flow and monthly DSO  
  • Knowledge and provides info in determination of accounts receivable reserves
  • Excelled knowledge of customer sales allowances
  • Works with Accounting department on accrual inquiries, bank reconciliation AR entry discrepancies, AR GL inquiries and auditor document compilation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of management and cross functional teams.
  • Works well autonomously with the ability to manage priorities and execute under pressure
  • Perform at high levels in a fast-paced changing work environment
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office with knowledge of MS Excel, Pivot & VLOOKUP

Problem Complexity - Effectively identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is complex; Resolves issues with minimal assistance from supervisor/manager

Autonomy - Under minimal supervision, exercises judgment in accordance with procedures, techniques; Work typically involves minimal review of output by a supervisor/manager

Knowledge - Demonstrates excelled knowledge of Accounts Receivable; Readily learns and applies new information/concept.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About Us

Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Over the years, the product line was adapted to capture changing consumer needs. As America moved to the suburbs in the mid-20 th century, Lasko expanded into small appliances, fans and household portable heaters. From there, company growth continued and American manufacturing locations expanded to Tennessee and Texas where production continues today.

For more than 100 years, Lasko Products, Inc. has continued its growth and leadership in home comfort and convenience products, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere generally associated with a small company. Through innovation, flexibility, and this entrepreneurial attitude, Lasko responds to the continually changing needs of today’s consumers.

If you are a hands-on team player and would like to join a company where each individual makes a significant contribution to, and shares in the success of, the team’s efforts, please contact us. Human capital is one of our most valued resources.

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