Accounts Receivable Specialist

Kennesaw, GA, USA Req #1740
Monday, August 1, 2022

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. is looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join its Package Truck business unit in Kennesaw, GA.

 

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will collect past due payments from customers and carriers and to proactively work towards preventing late payments from customers and carriers. This position will keep communications open with all related departments to resolve any issues discovered in the collections process. 
 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Carrier Payables and Audit to monitor and maintain customer accounts and minimize the Days Sales Outstanding.  This includes communicating with customers or carriers, as deemed necessary, and helping research customer/carrier inquiries.
  • Monitor systems for customers who have not paid within terms or short paid invoices; make phone calls and send out necessary notices. Work with customer to have payments expedited.
  • Prepare and send customer statements on a regular basis, dependent on delinquency.
  • Maintain quality relationship with Cash Applications to assure that payments are applied properly and reports always have the most current information.
  • Escalate any issues to the appropriate departments within CTS for resolution.
  • Work with internal teams to resolve any issues discovered during the collections process.
  • Work with Brokerage team to coordinate productive collections method for this strategic group of customers.
  • Create and maintain a master aging with details of short payments, collection efforts to be reviewed monthly with Accounting Manager.
  • Recommend to Accounting Manager accounts to be turned over to collections or written off.

Qualifications and Key Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience in collections is preferred.
  • 2-3 years of previous accounting experience is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially strong Excel skills.
    • Ability to use VLOOKUP function and Pivot Tables is required.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans;
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Work-life balance
Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Kennesaw, GA, USA