Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Ref#: 29451
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Louisville, KY, US

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Description:
Division Overview:
The CBSi Finance Team is the central processing group for our CBSi brands. We are responsible for the processing of cash application, order approvals, establishing/evaluation advertiser line of credit, customer support, and collections. Our industry is built on the relationships that we build and maintain with our clientele.

Role Details:
The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for collections of outstanding accounts receivable dollars from the existing client base and all other aspects of collections, resolving customer billing problems, and reducing accounts receivable delinquency. This position will report to the Credit & Collections Manager.  

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Manage collection activities for a designated AR portfolio to maximize cash collection. Develop positive relationships with customers, while still achieving target DSO results.
  • Perform ongoing credit line evaluation; monitor payment patterns and order review.
  • Investigate and resolve customer disputes/issues by working with Client Services, Sales Teams, and other departments, as needed.
  • Ability to work closely with the Billing Specialist/Analyst on invoices that need to be re-billed.
  • Assists in A/R related special projects including unapplied cash, collection analysis, trends, and collections at risk.
  • Reconcile assigned accounts to maintain account accuracy.
  • Work with management to provide accurate cash forecast models.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Key Projects:
  • Reconcile accounts on a timely basis by quickly and consistently following up on unidentified cash receipts and credits.
  • Strengthening processes to permit accurate reporting
  • Automating processes to avoid manual entry
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have --
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field; Masters a plus.
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in a similar role.
  • Strong detail-orientation with a penchant for data accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to create and deliver findings, presentations and reports to senior management.
  • Exemplary relationship builder who is consultative in nature and able to quickly form partnerships with colleagues and customers.

You might also have --
  • Experience in the online entertainment industry.

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO Statement:
All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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