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Accounts Payable and Credit/Collections Specialist

Company: Varnum LLP
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Varnum LLP is looking for two Accounting & Finance positions to join the Grand Rapids office - Accounts Payable and Credit and Collections Specialist . These are full-time positions working Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please specify the desired position(s) with application materials. Join Varnum's team of professionals! The ideal candidates will be detail-oriented and highly organized. Essential to these positions are a strong commitment to service to our clients as well as our attorneys. Our benefits include paid parking in our downtown ramp, competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k profit sharing, and many others.Accounts Payable - This position is responsible for monitoring the outflow of capital for the firm. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Receives and verifies expense reports; reconciles expense and other financial reports with account balances and other office records.
  • Facilitates payment of vendors, which may include verification of federal ID numbers, reviewing purchase orders, and resolving discrepancies.
  • Ensures outstanding obligations are credited upon payment, identifies discount opportunities, and issues purchase order amendments or stop-payment orders as needed.
  • Assists with accounting records and ledgers by reconciling monthly statements and transactions.
  • Records entry of, verifies documentation for, and distributes petty cash.Qualifications: High school diploma required; A minimum of two years of college or university courses, preferably accounting or business-related courses or equivalent work experience.Credit and Collections Specialist - This position will have responsibility for the intake of new clients through the collection and resolution of those account. Primary responsibilities include:
    • Work directly with attorneys and clients to resolve delinquent accounts, using procedures that drive positive inventory management, reduce write offs and minimize older receivables.
    • Perform credit reviews, monitoring the risk of new and existing clients.
    • Provide financial analysis of monthly revenue goals, inventory trends and develop action plans.
    • Together with the billing team, ensure all invoicing is efficiently delivered to clients and unique billing arrangements are properly addressed.
    • In collaboration with the cash application team, ensure timely and accurate postings of client payments.Qualifications: BS or BA in Accounting or Finance required; A minimum of three years relevant experience.Job ID: 150

Keywords: Varnum LLP, Grand Rapids , Accounts Payable and Credit/Collections Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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