• Accounts Receivable Deductions Analyst

    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview


    The AR Deductions Analyst will manage and maintain Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable for a group of Distribution Centers and Miscellaneous Customers; full responsibility for purchase order processing – from EDI Receiver through Vendor payment.  Assist department management by providing analytical, administrative and value added support.


    Additional responsibilities include:

    • Accurately key and reconcile Cash Receipts daily; perform Cash Applications
    • Process receipts, debit and credit memos as needed using GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practices)
    • Maintain Receivables in current status – perform appropriate collection action as needed
    • Research and resolve Open Order Errors as well as missing receivers
    • Monitor Open Orders for timely processing
    • Research vendor statements, discrepancies, inquiries; document resolution and/or process invoice adjustments
    • Maintain files with customer/vendor documentation
    • Perform system testing as required
    • Complete monthly departmental measurements
    • Identify opportunities to streamline department processes
    • Maintain written procedures for all processes

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is a plus (or equivalent work experience in Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable)
    • Accounting related background or educational experience

      • Cash application
      • Collections
      • Strong Account Analysis
      • Account Reconciliation
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Strong data entry skills using 10-key keypad – 10,000 KPH
    • Knowledge of accounting software packages (Peachtree/Sage, Quickbooks)
    • Strong written/verbal communications skills
    • Intermediate Excel (VLookups, Pivot Tables, Macros)
    • Motivated self-starter with technical acumen

    Additional Preferred Requirements:

    • Proficient with JD Edwards finance module (version 8.10 or higher)
    • Proficient with ERP System – Finance (JD Edwards, SAP)


    Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


       …our commitment to rewarding results

       …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success

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