Accounts Receivable Accountant I

SUMMARY
The Accounts Receivable Accountant is an entry level position and works under the supervision of the AR Supervisor. The primary function will be the collection of past due balances on customer invoices, invoicing customer orders, completing vendor forms for customers, responding to balance inquiries as well as supporting all other AR functions as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Send out customer invoices in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the collection of past due balances on customer invoices
  • Contact customers concerning issues with their accounts and follow through with timely corrective measures under the direction of the AR Supervisor
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, business operations and custumers
  • Run credit reports and review customer billing and payment history as needed
  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjustments or credit memos
  • Send out weekly AR collection logs with open AR details
  • Assist with getting tax exemption certificates from customers for unpaid sales tax balances
  • Attend AR Team meetings
  • Maintain files and accounting documentation as required
  • Enter manual invoices or credit memos as needed
  • Maintain proficiency in data entry, computerized systems and other technologies as required
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate
  • A minimum of 2-3 years in a similar position
  • Ability to type/keyboard quickly and accurately
  • Effective listening and good phone skills
  • Must have strong business writing/communication skills
  • Must have strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good basic math skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Must have good work ethic
  • Capable of following written instructions and documented procedures
  • Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities
  • Able to handle difficult customers with diplomacy and tact
  • Must be able to multi-task

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software is a plus
  • Knowledge of Siebel is a plus
  • Knowledge of Salesforce & Apttus is a plus
  • Knowledge of Oracle Discoverer or OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition) is a plus

CULTURE AND VALUES
Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

ANSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.