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SHRM Associate Specialist, Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable in Alexandria, Virginia

Associate Specialist, Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #342

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.

The Associate Specialist, Staff Accountant – Accounts Receivable provides a variety of accounting clerical tasks in the areas of cash receipts, internal check deposits, payment processing, for the Society of Human Resource Management and its affiliates.

Your Day:

  • Process all payments for customer related transactions using one or more database(s). Including Lockbox and Wires for SHRM, Certification, and Foundation.

  • Process client refunds and transfers submitted by the customer service team.

  • Process and follow up on all unapplied receipts monthly.

  • Collaborate and research with other departments on outstanding invoices.

  • Contact debtors by phone to recover payments for outstanding invoices and document collection attempts in the data base.

  • Maintain filing for all cash receipts and other accounting items.

  • Handle return check correspondence, adjustments of accounting records, and modification to the appropriate departments.

  • Coordinate with other departments and outside sources as needed in resolving cash receipt related disputes and inquires.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Must Haves:

  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field; or equivalent relevant experience

  • One to two years of experience in cash receipts and receivables

  • Experience in NetSuite preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and organizational skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, operational goals and objectives set forth by the department and the SHRM companies.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently, effectively and on schedule.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

  • Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work Environment

  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

  • Travel Required: Occasional 0-10%

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance

  • Job Function Business Development & Support Functions

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA