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Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Location: Columbus, Ohio, 43217
  • Salary: 18.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Join one of the largest pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world and get to innovate with the ultimate goal of enhancing patient care and creating healthier futures.

Position: Accounts Receivable Specialist 

Location: Columbus, OH 43217

Term: 2 Months


  • Works over a broad network of internal departments and customers organizations to ensure billing, statements, disputes and returns are completed to the customers expectation.
  • Performs in-depth customer payment analysis to properly record actions required to resolve disputed items; responsible for the activities involving tracing sources of error, correcting billing documentation, and processing final billing.
  • Assists in training and mentoring new personnel and follow up to ensure new hires are successful.
  • Reviews large and high profile accounts.
  • Overall team-player who will be looked upon as the go-to system resource
  • Identifies payment discrepancies and initiates dispute resolution process; performs follow up procedures as needed.
  • Maintains frequent contact with internal and external customers in order to address all payments, disputes and return issues are resolved.
  • Works closely with the Collector and Customer Service to ensure proper and timely application of customer credits.
  • Ensures appropriate and timely processing of requests for the return of customer credit balances.
  • Generates reporting to internal and external parties so work can be done.
  • Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a two to four year degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Three (3) years of Business to Business or Business to Govt collection and dispute resolution experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years directly related and progressively responsible experience.
  • Experience in posting cash & keying credits 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of SAP FSCM and SAP Disputes.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve issues quickly, problem solve and escalate appropriately.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Familiarity with credit and collection operations procedures, including reconciliation of A/R activity
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs; extensive knowledge of Excel.