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Accounts Receivable / Credit Clerk

Hager Companies
We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life and other ancillary benefits. Hager offers PTO, company paid holidays, 401(k), and an incentive bonus plan.

Accounts Receivable / Credit Clerk

Position Summary

Process payments to customer accounts in accordance with remittance received. Perform duties required to process credit applications received from prospective customers.

Job Functions

  • Apply daily cash receipts to customer accounts.
  • Ensure bank total is in balance with cash applied total.
  • Add chargebacks to customer account when applicable.
  • Contact customers to investigate payment discrepancies.
  • Enter information regarding payment discrepancies on Customer Service Issues (CSI) report, and follow up, as needed.
  • Create new files for completed credit applications, including credit inquiries, and supporting documentation.
  • Process all incoming credit applications to ensure all information is submitted, i.e., resale certificates, correct signatures and completed credit application.
  • Contact trade references by telephone or e-mail to obtain credit information, as needed.
  • Compile all information and submit to supervisor for approval/disapproval.
  • Inform salesperson of approval/disapproval of application.
  • Respond to salespersons and customers concerning status of application.
  • Upon approval, identify salesperson, and establish account number and add customer to database when order has been confirmed.
  • Store all deposit information securely, labeling storage boxes accurately.
  • Check Accounts Receivable mailbox daily and distribute to appropriate people.
  • Process and distribute daily invoices.
  • Relieve on switchboard, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
Position Qualification Requirements

Education: High School/GED required. Knowledge of basic accounting procedures.

Experience: Minimum of one year accounting experience in similar position.

Skills/Knowledge: Must be 10 key proficient and have excellent data entry skills and accuracy. Knowledge of basic software packages, such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word. Must have good communication skills and be organized, and detail-oriented, must be dependable and work well with other team members.

Physical Activities/Demands: Normal office environment which requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and see. May involve the ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of up to 15 to 20 pounds, infrequently.

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Hager Companies is a successful family owned door hardware company that has been in business for 172 years, and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO. The company manufactures and distributes quality door hardware for commercial and residential purposes.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.