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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Cobham is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist that will handle the full range of transaction processing in our accounting department, including preparation of customer invoices and statements, posting cash receipts, reconciling Accounts Receivable balances to the General Ledger, communicate with customers regarding collection issues and assist with various accounting projects as assigned. This position is located in Orchard Park, NY.
Key Responsibilities
Process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data
Prepare invoices and bank deposits
Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
Verify discrepancies and resolve customer billing issues
Work with customers and customer websites to research and solve billing and payment processing issues
Report clear, accurate and timely information
Effectively maintain & insure relevance of all reported data
Participate in and implement process improvement initiatives
Maintain compliance with established policies and procedures
Correctly assess situations, problems and opportunities and comprehend the actions required
Minimum Requirements
5 years of current experience in transaction processing duties within an accounting dept
5 years accounting or finance experience with a company of $25 million size or larger
This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Preferred Qualifications
Associates Degree
Five years accounts receivable experience in an ERP/MRP environment
Experience with collections (B2B)
Experience building relationships and collecting balances in an international environment
Experience with payment application using sophisticated customer portals
Experience with Government invoicing processes (WAWF, DFAS)
Experience with Accounts Receivable processes (including customer invoicing)
Experience with Credit Risk tools such as D&B
Experience with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.
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