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Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Location

New York

Position Type

Full-Time

The Role

Veronica Beard is looking for an energetic and dedicated individual to join our team at our head office in New York as Accounts Receivable Specialist reporting to the Senior Director of Finance.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for coordinating credit and collection activitiesÍž working closely with Sales, outside credit insurance partners, and a factor to monitor and ensure compliance with collection policies and requirements.

This person must be able to assess existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities related to account management to minimize operational risk while improving cash flow.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge of credit and collection within the Apparel and Fashion industry.

Additionally, this individual must have strong analytical skills and superb communication and customer service skills.

Responsibilities

Oversee the day to day collection effort, conducting collection calls and e-mails, managing prepaid accounts with payments and Logistics, and consistently following up with aged accounts.

Establish relationships with customers to collect on invoices

Assist with month-end closing

Process and mail (via e-mail) customer statements

Post daily deposits to client accounts, properly applying to outstanding invoices and offsets

Manage customer chargebacks, reconcile and resolve as well as filing disputes in a timely manner.

Manage day-to-day activities with credit risk agencies, request additional credit lines as needed. Provide required monthly reporting.

Work with a factor to manage specific accounts. Provide billing and support.

Proactively investigate and resolve billing issues

Organize and maintain relevant accounting details and files

Maintain systems and provide feedback on improvement opportunities

Be a team player by providing coverage for team members as needed

Requirements

3-5 years of credit and collection in the fashion/apparel industry

Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to establish and maintain positive internal and external working relationships

Experience working with complementary business functions such as Sales and Logistics

Entrepreneurial mindset and goal oriented (self-directed, proactive and able to define and execute projects independently).

Proficiency with MS-Office specifically MS Excel, including pivot tables and vlookup.

How to Apply

Please email careers@veronicabeard.com with your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements and any other pertinent materials.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.