Operating since 1977, Life-Assist, Inc. is one of the nation's largest distributors of emergency medical supplies and equipment for the First Responder, Paramedic, EMT and EMS Provider. We show up every day, so we can “Help heroes save lives”. Every decision we make and every action we take ensures that first responders can do their jobs as easily and effectively as possible.
We count on them to count on us!
We are seeking a highly motivated Accounts Receivable Specialist who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys a teamwork environment. Add in a good amount of enthusiasm, positivity, and flexibility, and that describes a candidate we would like to meet.
The Accounts Receivable Specialist compiles, records, verifies, maintains data, and inputs payments to the Accounts Receivable records. The Specialist is responsible for issuing credit memos to customers for returned goods or to correct errors. Responsible for supporting various accounting department duties.
Who You Are
Ability to work with sensitive and/or confidential information
Exceptional communication skills in person, on the phone and in written correspondence
Team player; great attitude with motivation and drive; work with limited supervision
Ability to use a computer, printers, scanners, copiers, multi-use telephone, fax machine, envelope stuffer and postage meter
Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner
Education, Certification and Experience:
Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years of accounting experience preferred
Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience with QuickBooks a plus
What You Will Do
Process daily deposit to bank and inputs data in QuickBooks
Research payment shortages, over payments, returns, refunds, freight charges, cost of lost or damaged goods, and various discrepancies
Receive and process ACH request forms
Monitor both the accounting and accounts receivable email box to provide prompt processing and response
Answer customer inquiries and follow up
Monitor pre-paid accounts, follows up with Customer Care
Issue invoices for the Marketing Department, follow up to collect payments, and maintain the records
Perform the end of day processing for reports to the sales reps and customers
Process returned goods and generate the credit memos to customers
Resolve inventory discrepancies between LAC and Warehouse Management System
Upload and verify Avalara Sales Tax Exemption Certificates
Reconcile cash register at the end of month
Provide backup and support with accounting department responsibilities as needed
Receive and process customer’s credit applications
If this position sounds like a good fit and you are interested in working for a company where employees love coming to work and helping heroes save lives every day, please apply.
Life-Assist, Inc. provides a competitive salary, and a full benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement plan participation.
It is the policy of Life-Assist, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Life-Assist, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace, and participates in the E-Verify Program. M/F/V/D
Life-Assist has been supporting First Responders with EMS supplies and equipment since 1977. We pride ourselves on providing a unique customer experience in this age of automated phone systems and outsourced call centers. At Life-Assist, you will always speak with a friendly, knowledgeable Customer Care Specialist.
Here is what you can expect from us:
Free Shipping on orders over $100 Orders placed by 4pm local time will be shipped the same day National delivery in 2-3 business days Customer Care available from 7am-5pm PST Competitive pricing tailored to your needs Dedicated Account Manager or Inside Sales Specialist Inventory Management solutions National cooperative purchasing options
We invite you to experience the Life-Assist difference. And look forward to an opportunity to help you soon.