• Accounts Receivable Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New Hyde Park
    Requisition ID
    2019-2910
    Category
    Finance/Accounting
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Company Overview

     

    Parts Authority was formed in 1997 by the merger of four companies, that date back to 1973, that had common ownership and had the vision of creating a better vehicle for the wholesale distribution of automotive and truck parts. Parts Authority has become one of the country’s largest distributors of automotive and truck parts.

     

    The company is headquartered in Long Island, New York and operates distribution centers in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Maryland, Georgia, Arizona, California and Ohio. Parts Authority has been expanding rapidly and now has over 150 locations in twelve states with future expansions in the horizon. As a privately owned company Parts Authority does not answer to Wall Street, Parts Authority answers only to customers.

     

    Each and every team member plays a vital role in our success. We are rapidly expanding and looking for Accounts Recievable Analyst to join our family.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary

    The Accounts Receivable Analyst will will support credit/collections efforts by ensuring full compliance with credit/collections policy, procedures, and timely collections activities. The A/R Analyst will also provide excellent customer service through resolution of accounts receivable and credit issues for our customers. This position will work closely with our sales, distribution, and accounting teams.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Advanced experience in collections diligence with a resolution approach
    • Excellent negotiation abilities, complex problem solving, judgment, decision making, and critical thinking - advocate for our customers but maintain company business principles
    • Ability to communicate with verbal and written proficiency
    • Places and releases credit holds as outlined by supervisor and credit terms
    • Administers standalone payment plans as necessary
    • Obtain and mail invoice copies/statements for customers, as requested
    • Processes daily credit card payments as required
    • Researches and processes customer claims of invoice payment.
    • Researches and processes charge backs, returns, and bad checks
    • Answers accounts receivable phone inquiries and follows up
    • Perform other activities as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited 4 year university preferred
    • Minimum of 3+ years of credit and collections experience.
    • Previous experience in credit & collections, accounts receivable management and billing systems.
    • Excellent analytical, mathematical, organizational and reporting skills.
    • Working knowledge of D&B reports, Experian Reports or other credit related reporting tools.
    • Accomplished negotiator with strong professional demeanour for interacting and communicating in difficult and stressful situations.
    • Industry experience preferred (i.e. Wholesale Distribution with foreign/domestic supplier mix).
    • Exceptional organization skills and ability to follow through on commitments.
    • Exhibit exceptional customer service to internal as well as external customers
    • Ability to effectively manage tasks and delegate work appropriately.
    • Advanced Experience in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) is required

    Some of the benefits of being a part of our growing Parts Authority family:

    Weekly pay

    Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance

    Flexible Spending Accounts- Healthcare and Dependent Care

    Company Paid Life Insurance

    401K

    Paid Time Off- including vacation and sick time

    Excellent Advancement Opportunities

     

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

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