Senior AR Specialist

81 - Finance & Administration · Reston, Virginia
Department 81 - Finance & Administration
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

BACKGROUND

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), was created by and for members and operates as a member-owned 501(c)(6), not-for-profit entity. FS-ISAC serves as a bi-directional information and intelligence organization leading the financial services sector efforts to protect against and mitigate as needed cyber and physical threats and incidents against financial firms.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior AR Specialist supports the entire process of collecting payments from FS-ISAC’s customers. They are responsible for    creating invoices, credit memos, and handling missed payments. The Senior AR Specialist ensures the accuracy and efficiency throughout our entire accounts receivable process.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Monitor processing of invoices
  • Ensure timely collection of payments
  • Conduct credit checks
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc forecasting reports
  • Create financial reports relating to account receivable function and status of accounts
  • Organize records of invoices, bills, and deposits
  • Ensure accurate receivable records and verify outstanding account balances
  • Ensure high-quality invoicing and collection procedures that comply with the law
  • Manage collection activities including sending follow-up inquiries, negotiating past due accounts, keeping track of cash receipts, and referring accounts to collection agencies
  • Audit methods and procedures of accounts receivable function to improve efficiency
  • Stay updated on industry and legislative changes
  • Other duties as required

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hands-on experience with accounting software and strong system skills – including report writing & Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with advanced formulas in MS Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports
  • Ability to accurately process numerical data
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Confidentiality

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in an Accounts Receivable role
  • Well versed in GAAP revenue recognition
  • Working towards CPA certification preferred

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is located in Reston, VA. Regardless of work location, the position requires a professional work environment and candidate must be able to meet the physical demands associated with the professional environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

FS-ISAC has reviewed this position description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

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  • Location
    Reston, Virginia
  • Department
    81 - Finance & Administration
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level