Aug 04, 2022

Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Life-Assist Inc.
  • Rancho Cordova, CA, USA
Full-Time Accounting Finance

Job Description

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





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