February 17, 2022 Edward

A/R Specialist | Miami, FL

Job Summary:

Major food & beverage Distribution Company, located in Miami, has a vacancy for an AR lead position in our credit department.  This role processes and monitors incoming payments, verifying and posting receipts and provides overall administrative support to the Accounting Manager.


  • Will work independently and across departments, especially Sales, Pricing and Warehouse
  • Participates in day to day accounting activities, such as; cash applications (ACH, Checks & Wires), prepares daily bank deposits, responding to customer and broker inquiries.
  • Prepares weekly report of A/R Aging to management.
  • Routinely reconciles customer portal to internal records.
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, pricing, shipping/warehouse, and from customers.
  • Submits claims by obtaining and investigating information from sales, pricing, shipping/warehouse, and from customers.
  • Resolves valid deductions with authorization of a supervisor.
  • Communicates regularly with Sales team on credit status of any overdue customers.
  • Sending customers statements to remind them of any past due invoices or prepayments/deposits, and escalating to management if not receiving a timely response.
  • Ensure customers are getting their invoices sent to them timely (email, EDI, portal, etc.)
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Communicates to customers by phone in order to expediate payment of invoices and prepayment orders due.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree or higher in finance or accounting
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, and experience posting and managing accounting metrics.
  • 3 -5 years’ experience in a similar A/R role at a Wholesale company.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in customer service negotiation and communication.
  • Data entry skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • 5 years’ experience using ERP A/R software and EDI.
  • Advanced skills in Excel


Local candidates only, no relocation packages, visa’s or sponsorships being offered.

Salary commensurate based on experience.


Job Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Miami - FL

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