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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Company: SGS North America
Location: Brookings
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.Job Description SummaryResponsible for daily accounting activities for the SGS US Crop Sciences business, with a primary focus on Accounts Receivable.Job Functions

  • Manage daily Accounts Receivable activities, to meet area objectives as well as ensure timely and accurate processing of above.
  • In conjunction with Accounts Payable Specialist, train and develop accounting assistants. Includes on-boarding new hires and monitoring work for accuracy.
  • Monitor processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency within the Accounts Receivable department, and ensure SOPs are updated accordingly.
  • Ensure that Quality Objectives for Accounts Receivable are monitored and reported timely. Provide guidance to improve processes, to meet objectives and suggest changes to objectives when appropriate, to ensure relevancy.
  • Oversee Accounts Receivable duties, including, but not limited to:
  • Manage incoming Accounts Receivable emails from and .
  • Process all customer billings.
  • Process manual invoice requests & customer refunds.
  • Process new customer credit applications and account setups.
  • Process customer payments & assist corporate with unapplied payments.
  • Answer customer queries and concerns.
  • Prepare month-end revenue accrual reports, journal entries and other department reports as required.
  • Prepare and assemble any other financial or statistical information as required.
  • Assist in Accounts Payable, as needed, including ordering, receiving, paying bills, reconciling p-cards, and vendor setups.
  • Assist in Collections, as needed, to minimize outstanding receivables and DSO (Days Sales Outstanding).
  • Ensure quality and confidentiality of client and company information and take an active role in updating Quality System, especially regarding best accounting practices.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications Education and Experience
    • Coursework in accounting (Required)
    • 1-2 years of relevant experience (Required)
    • Must be proficient in MS Office and database software (Required)
    • Bachelor's degree (Preferred)
    • Excellent communications skills (Required)
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment (Preferred)
    • Strong administrative, analytical and problem-solving skills needed (Preferred)
    • Ability to handle a variety of projects effectively, efficiently and with confidentiality (Preferred)Licenses and Certifications
      • NA ()Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Language Skills: English (Required)
        • Mathematical Skills: Intermediate (Required)
        • Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Intermediate (Required)Computer Skills
          • Proficient in MS Office (Required)Physical Demands of the Job
            • Stand: Frequently
            • Move or traverse: Frequently
            • Sit: Constantly
            • Use hands: Constantly
            • Reach with hands and arms: Frequently
            • Climb or balance: None
            • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: Occasionally
            • Talk/hear: Frequently
            • Taste/Smell: None
            • Lift/carry/push or pull: Frequently 10 lbs.Additional Information SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.Perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disabilityAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: SGS North America, Sioux Falls , Accounts Receivable Coordinator, Other , Brookings, South Dakota

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