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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Company: KONE Inc.
Location: Moline
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

KONE, founded in 1910, is one of the largest, award-winning elevator companies in the world and our offering for employees is as competitive as our offering for customers. Not only do we provide highly competitive salaries, company vehicles for specific roles, and world-class benefits for our salaried employees - we also pride ourselves on our culture and principles. Innovation, sustainability, collaboration and ethical business practices are just some of the pillars that we use to define our own success. Come join our family in KONE Americas to be a part of something big!

As an Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for controlling and processing incoming requests from Americas Units, SSC and Suppliers for accounts payable tasks based on area and scope of responsibility; including but not limited to obtaining authorizations/signatures to process payments, processing checks and submitting and retrieving electronic payment files in accordance with business/supplier/legal laws, policies, procedures and agreements. Audit, reconcile and process national account and top customer payments. Responsible for training and delegating tasks/projects within the Accounts Receivable team. Responsible for controlling and processing incoming requests from Americas Units, SSC and Customers for accounts receivable tasks based on area and scope of responsibility; including but not limited to, monitoring A/R request Outlook mailbox, maintaining customer credit card information and payment reconciliations in accordance with business/customer/legal laws, policies, procedures and agreements. Coordinating and completing training on AR tasks. Responsible for delegating tasks and projects within the Accounts Receivable team. Liaison with Units and Shared Service Center (SSC) to resolve discrepancies, provide training and support as directed; acting as the first point of contact between the units and SSC to ensure complete, timely and accurate flow of documentation and communication to optimize productivity and organizational effectiveness.

Requirements

  • 2-4 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in finance, customer service, quality, change and/or project mgmt.
  • Associates degree in Accounting/Business or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge & Behaviour

  • Working exposure to mainframe computer systems and the ability to learn mainframe applications.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work with all levels of KONE personnel at the Corporate and branch level.
  • Ability to prepare summaries and reports for distribution.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Microsoft Word, Excel & SAP
  • Post daily lockbox file into SAP and verify incoming check payments to resolve any suspensions or errors.
  • Post daily ACH electronic payments into SAP
  • Maintain AR mailboxes, responding to branch and customer inquiries.
  • Perform daily and monthly balancing
  • Maintains AR daily and monthly KPI reports
  • Posts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit card payments.
  • Administers and records bad debt write- offs/recoveries on the AR system and posts into General Ledger accounts for provision and expense.
  • Communicates daily with bank for required information and assists them with payment identification problems.
  • Process all customer checks returned by our bank.
  • Posts wire payments and advance payments.
  • Performs journal entries for KONE Clearing, intercompany accounts posting and adjustments to AR.
  • Provides monthly AR KPI summary to Finance management
  • Creates customer refund checks and distributes as requested.
  • Aids and works with internal and external auditors as required.
  • Prepare and catalog AR documentation for storage
  • Applicant must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Read more on www.kone.com/careers

Keywords: KONE Inc., Moline , Accounts Receivable Specialist, Other , Moline, Illinois

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