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Accounts Receivable Specialist CLOSED


Partner is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for our Torrance (HQ) office to support our accounting team with all phases of account billing and collection activities for the company.



  • Coordinate collections efforts with client managers and/or their designated collections assistants
  • Research and analyze accounts, examine historical data and evaluate past collection efforts
  • Maintain complete records on all accounts including detailed documentation on collection efforts
  • Accurate and timely input of cash receipts Generate various A/R and collections reports as scheduled
  • Resolve short payment, skipped invoice and duplicate payment issues with clients
  • Respond to client inquiries regarding outstanding balances in a timely and professional manner
  • Complete the monthly revenue reconciliation timely and accurately
  • Prepare financial analysis reports including trending analysis and cash flow projections
  • Work closely with Level I specialists to ensure proper coding of receipts Resolve duplicate payment issues and issue refunds to clients as appropriate
  • Act as liaison to the outside collections agency on severely delinquent accounts



  • Gather documents needed and conduct research in the event of legal action
  • Research and provide special information as requested to meet client requests
  • Other duties as assigned by Management



  • Solid understanding of the operations of all operating units and the related revenue classifications
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to effectively handle difficult clients
  • Demonstrated effective research skills
  • High level of follow-through to resolve problem situations and/or delinquent accounts
  • Proficiency in MS Office with strong command of MS Excel functions
  • Proficiency in and/or peripheral knowledge of Accounts Payable, MIS processes, and general accounting principles
  • Strong time-management skills and ability to effectively prioritize various tasks Understand and maintain complete confidentiality of all company and client financial information
  • Ability to handle multiple high priority tasks at any time
  • Ability to organize work schedule and establish and maintain priorities for project completion within management deadlines



  • Analytical thinking – Breaks down problems and issues into components; analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities and risks associated with each alternative solution
  • Conflict resolution – Expresses alternative points of view in a non-threatening way; knows when it is appropriate to compromise and when it is important to take a stand
  • Client focus – Responds to client requests courteously and in a timely manner
  • Communication – Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods of conveying the information
  • Interpersonal skills – Is sensitive to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others
  • Approaches others in a non-threatening and pleasant manner, and treats them with respect
  • Time management – Manages time and prioritizes tasks to ensure that deadlines are met



  • Education: Associates degree required with a B.A. degree in Accounting or a related relevant field
  • Certification: None
  • Experience: 2 – 4 years



  • Follow through on commitments and timely responses to both internal and external clients
  • Successful collections and cash flow generation
Los Angeles, California