Revenue and Accounts Receivable Accountant

Location
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Ref
805
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY

This position will serve as an integral part of the Revenue function. It will work closely with the Accounts Receivable department on daily invoicing, deposit posting and maintain customer account master data and report to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting on revenue recognition items. The person in this position must have knowledge of general accounting, including debits and credits, general ledger knowledge and preferred experience in revenue.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Core Responsibilities:
  • Verify and post details of business transactions, such as funds received, and totals accounting, using calculator and computer.
  • Type and print vouchers, invoices, account statements, reports, and other records using computer
  • Perform detailed cash receipt analysis to ensure insurance reimbursements received are appropriately applied against accounts receivable and other GL accounts.
  • Post accounts receivable cash receipts and prepare appropriate adjustments with supporting documentation.
  • Maintain customer account master data.
  • Maintain customer relations, customer sales invoice files, and implement special invoicing
  • Generate, print, and mail invoices to be paid by customers.
  • Investigate and problem solve short pay invoices with internal departments and customers.
  • Ensure documentation/support created of all work performed is clear, concise, and in adherence with internal control procedures.
  • Provide assistance on all internal and external audit requests timely & effectively
  • Reconcile miscellaneous accounts.
  • Book miscellaneous journal entries.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:
  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related area required.
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Intermediate Excel skills needed to perform majority of role functions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to perform accurate data entry
  • Ability to use the internet to source information.
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Effective at multi-tasking and meeting constant stream of deadlines
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with external and internal peers

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in accounts receivable management including billing, pricing, credit assessment, cash application, and collections is a plus.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains strongly preferred