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Cash Application Specialist

Irving, TX | Temp

Post Date: 11/21/2017 Job ID: 85468 Specialties: Accounting Pay Rate: $20.35/hour

CornerStone Staffing has partnered with a customer that is a leading healthcare benefits provider.

CornerStone Staffing is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: Cash Application Specialist (5 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS)

Can be temp to possible hire for the right candidate

Location: Irving, Texas

Pay: $ 20.35/hr.

Schedule: Standard business hours

Job Description:

OVERVIEW AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

With general supervision and direction, follows standard operating procedures to review reports and other means to accurately identify cash transactions and post cash transactions in the appropriate Company systems. May serve as a resource to less co-workers performing cash application tasks.This position performs work in a centralized, corporate environment and reports to the Collections Manager or a manager or director with collections and/or cash application responsibility.

OTHER REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  • On an ongoing basis and in a timely manner, accurately applies cash collections to the customer s account using appropriate accounting and business management software. This entails cash received via lockbox, wire, or Automated Clearing House (ACH).

  • Prepares activity and status reports and reconciles unapplied cash as appropriate. Reconciles bank statements to the General Ledger (GL) Cash Accounts daily and monthly. Researches any disputes and follows standard operating procedures to correct the issue and/or updates the system notes with the status of the activity. This may include utilizing the Company s accounting and business management software systems to research account activity and post payments as appropriate.

  • Works with Collections, Financial Operations, and Accounts Receivables teams in researching unapplied cash amounts so that unapplied cash can be kept to a minimum.

  • Contacts customers via letters, emails, and phone calls to inquire about incomplete information related to payments. Follows up on outstanding issues as appropriate, updating the system notes with the status of the inquiry or activity.

  • Utilizes current lockbox technology to print reports and view images related to cash applications.

  • Provides support and written documentation as required to support cash application for SOX controls and audits.

  • Acts as a resource to answer questions and provide guidance to less experienced co-workers performing cash application tasks.

  • May perform cash reconciliations against bank accounts and other Company accounts as requested or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of six years experience, knowledge and understanding in cash application, billing, accounts receivables, or clerical accounting function.

  • General knowledge of the cash application policies and procedures is required to perform the essential functions.

  • Incumbents should be able to deal with customers in friendly, courteous, timely and professional manner. Good verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Good attention to detail with the ability to maintain accuracy and still meet deadlines is required.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Incumbents must be proficient with a personal computer and have a basic knowledge, understanding and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook). Additionally, Great Plains Dynamics or other accounting or business management software experience is desirable.

EDUCATION

A general knowledge of accounting as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor s Degree in business, accounting, finance or a related major is preferred, or equivalent experience.

For immediate consideration, send your resume to leighl@cornerstonestaffing.com

Please put "Cash Application Specialist" in the subject line of your email


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