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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Position Title:            Accounts Receivable Clerk   

Department:              Accounting

Location:                    Athens, AL


Essential Job Functions:

·         Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.

·         Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.

·         Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions.

·         Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.

·         Creates reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested.

·         Researches customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Collections Manager and other staff. 

·         Collaborates with the Collections Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic (at least bimonthly) basis.

·         Assists in generating monthly billing statements based on the general ledger.

·         Assists Accounting Manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.

·         Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.

·         Relays changes of information to appropriate employees.

·         Maintain a high level of quality work at all times

·         Maintain good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, Inspectors, Developers, and other co-workers at all times

·         Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks

·         Perform other duties as assigned

·         Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

·         High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.

·         At least two years of related experience required.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs.

·         Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, 10-key calculator, and copier.

·         Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.

·         Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers. 

·         Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

·         Ability to communicate and convey information effectively

·         Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 25 pounds

·         Knowledge of OSHA Standards

·         Ability to obtain Arsenal Badge

·         Ability to obtain FBI Badge

·         Dependable transportation

·         Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required

·         Work weekends and overtime as needed

·         Committed to attending work each day

·         Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen



·         Company Paid 50% of Single Health Insurance (Base Plan), Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available

·         Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability available

·         Paid Time Off

·         Paid Holidays

·         Simple IRA Retirement Account with Company Match

·         Growth opportunities available based on performance and skill

·         Annual salary reviews with performance-based increases


Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.