Accounts Receivable Manager

Accounts Receivable Manager controls all activities in the accounts receivable function. Manages collection activities such as sending follow-up inquiries, negotiating with past due accounts, keeping track of cash receipts and referring accounts to collection agencies. Being an Accounts Receivable Manager ensures accurate receivable records and verifies outstanding account balances. Creates financial reports relating to account receivable function and status of accounts. Additionally, Accounts Receivable Manager audits methods and procedures of accounts receivable function to improve efficiency. Requires a bachelor’s degree of accounting or finance. Typically reports to a director. The Accounts Receivable Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be an Accounts Receivable Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

Accounts Receivable Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Accounts Receivable Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Resolve credit issues with the factor and customers, analyze chargebacks;
  • Working hours: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm, occasional Saturdays & evenings as required;
  • General office duties (i.e. filing, making copies, etc.);
  • Ordering office supplies, business cards, etc;
  • Entering new jobs in Quick Books and/or CRM program;
  • Assisting our sales team as needed;
  • Daily bank runs;
  • Weekly reporting of invoicing totals/aging totals/cash receipts/invoice adjustments;
  • Working closely with the Controller to interview, hire and train employees. Plans and assigns work;
  • Working closely with Sales and Operations team to ensure wholesale orders are released as quickly as possible;
  • Reconcile AR schedules;
  • Hire, develop, coach and lead by example to further the company vision;
  • Resolve credit issues with the factor and customers;
  • Work closely with Sales and Operations team to ensure orders are released in the timely manner;
  • Monitor AR aging and ensure compliance.

Requirements:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and deal effectively with pressure;
  • Personally exhibits a strong commitment to dependability and reliability with the ability to gain the confidence and respect of the customer base;
  • High degree of integrity including ability to successfully deal with sensitive or confidential information;
  • Successful in dealing with customer and company personnel at all levels;
  • Ability to influence others by telling a story with data to make business improvements;
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and listening;
  • 5-7 years experience in accounts receivable or relevant experience;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and applies strong interpersonal skills in daily work activities;
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver assignments on time;
  • The A/R Manager coaches, counsels and mentors the team in an effort to develop staff and improve teamwork,
  • Working closely with the Controller to interview, hire and train employees. Plans and assigns work;
  • 2+ years of accounting experience;
  • Manage month end closing process with AR team;
  • Communication Skills.