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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Bonitz, Inc., an Employee Owned Company, is seeking an accounts receivable clerk. This position is responsible for providing professional level to support to the organization and accounting department. Duties include but are not limited: office support, accounting functions, and collections. This position works directly with the Controller and accounting staff to support essential functions and daily operations. Must have ability to work independently with little direction, as well as collaborates with other team members to accomplish short and long-term tasks in a time sensitive manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Maintaining bookkeeping databases and spreadsheets, updating information as needed

  • Communicating with clients and customers to request and arrange payments

  • Recording and tracking payments in databases

  • Updating client accounts based on payment or contact information

  • Respond to internal and external inquiries related to Accounts Receivables

  • Additional duties as assigned by management

  • Work closely with sales team regarding customer account issues

  • Daily review of aging reports

  • Contact customers to collect on past due accounts

  • Resolve A/R disputes

  • Resolve unapplied payments

  • Handle cash applications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Six months to one year of related experience and/or training

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to accurately process and record a large volume of numerical data

  • Proficiency with MS Office and email

  • Ability to figure things out with little to no direction, self-starter

  • Must be able to multi-task, good time management skills

  • Attention to detail, prioritize and organize workflow

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Excellent typing and data entry skills with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Office 365 preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree or higher preferred

  • Knowledge of general accounting functions

  • Experience with data entry

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Willingness to evolve

  • Professional appearance and disposition

  • Ability to work with initiative and independence, as well as team environment

  • Ability to work with people regardless of race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or job type

  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety

  • Ability to take care of customer needs while following company procedures

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Office 365 preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. 

  • Must be able to comply with the Sexual Harassment policy. 

  • Must be able to pass a background, drug, and motor vehicle check.

  • Must be committed to working safely while accomplishing all tasks.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands of this position vary by day and are not based solely on a single workday.​

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Stand: O (Occasionally)

Walk: O (Occasionally)

Sit: C (Constantly)

Working With Your Hands: C (Constantly)

Reach Outward: N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder: N (Not Applicable)

LIFT / CARRY:

10 lbs or less: I (Infrequently)    

11-20 lbs: N (Not Applicable)    

21-50 lbs: N (Not Applicable)     

51+ lbs:  N (Not Applicable) 

CLIMB / BALANCE:

Climb / Balance: N (Not Applicable)      

Crawl: N (Not Applicable)     

Squat or Stoop: N (Not Applicable)     

Bend or Kneel: N (Not Applicable) 

Drive: I (Infrequently)

PUSH / PULL:

10 lbs or less: N (Not Applicable) 

11-20 lbs: N (Not Applicable)

21-50 lbs: N (Not Applicable)

51+ lbs: N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation.     

I (Infrequently): Occupation requires this activity less than 5% of the time
O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

BONITZ STATEMENT:

Bonitz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, abilities and physical demands. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

ABOUT BONITZ, INC.

Founded in 1954, Bonitz, Inc. is an employee owned operating as a major sub-contractor in the commercial construction industry. Bonitz specializes in all types of flooring, floor care, ceilings, walls, cladding and access flooring. Bonitz, an industry leader in interior finishes, is committed to providing best in the world project consulting, project management, and craftsmanship while providing superior service and practical solutions. Bonitz has divisions in SC, NC, GA, TN, VA, LA, PA and FL.

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