Acumed
  • 26-Oct-2018 to 25-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Finance
  • Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Worksite - Brookwood

Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Floating Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement Program, TriMet Pass, Costco Membership, Summer Hours and more!


About Us

Acumed is a global leader of innovative orthopaedic and medical solutions developed to improve patient care. With over three decades of experience in the orthopaedic industry, our mission is to aid the afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labor of our hands and the compassion of our hearts. The company is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon with a global sales and distribution network supported by offices worldwide.

Accounting Specialist

The Accounts Receivable Accounting Specialist utilizes current systems to complete transactions, research and resolve discrepancies in transactions, maintain reports and provide effective communication to internal and external customers.  Specific focus for this role will be in Accounts Receivable and Cash Posting.

Duties/Responsibilities

Accounts Receivable

  • Maintain a current Accounts Receivable aging by:
    • Research payment/order history;
    • Identify issues attributing to account delinquencies (i.e., billing issues, sales agency and customer discrepancies, shipping errors, etc.); and
    • Accurately resolve complex discrepancies surrounding a consigned inventory and commission based business model.
  • Research unallocated cash and apply as assigned or issue refund requests.
  • Initiate customer inquiries regarding delinquent balances while maintaining long-term customer relations.
  • Update and maintain customer contact information.
  • Manage distributor/customer financial activity to monitor COD status as necessary to alleviate credit risks.
  • Manage Dunning processes and customer responses.
  • Accurately create sales credits and debits aligning with Acumed's policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain customer statements and various financial reports.
  • Address internal and external complaints.
  • Recognize barriers coming from operations and recommend process improvements
  • Act as a liaison between customers, sales agencies, internal employees and Regional Business Managers
  • Review/process all Pending PO orders for deduction/reversal

Cash Posting

  • Process incoming payments via: Lockbox, ACH, Credit Card Credit and Remote Deposit
  • Maintain payment status log
  • Maintain Credit Cards in online credit card processing terminal
  • Research and resolve irregular payments and provide supporting paperwork for each transaction
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of assigned processes
  • Create and implement process improvements aligned with company and department goals
  • Communicate regularly, professionally, proactively and robustly with internal and external business partners
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skill set
  • Other projects and job related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in accounting or business administration plus 1 year experience or equivalent combination of experience and education preferred.
  • Prior experience with accounting software required; SAP preferred.
  • 1+ years' experience working in an accounting environment preferred
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills in order to prioritize and complete work efficiently
  • Ability to independently conduct research on discrepancies with transactions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
  • Attention to detail with an eye for accuracy
  • Motivation and persistence to complete critical tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, with experience in transactional systems preferred
  • Ability to operate office equipment including multi-line phones, personal computers and copiers

 

Acumed and ACUTE are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at recruiting@acumed.net.

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