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AR/Billing Specialist

  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #551


Local office of national publisher in immediate need of an experienced AR/Billing  specialist to join their team asap!


    • Prepare billing files to produce invoices while observing corresponding calendars and billing cycles. You will maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the departmental workflows to resolve or escalate invoice processing matters.
    • Support quality assurance of invoiced orders by performing pre-billing and post-billing audits to identify and resolve discrepant invoicing data.
    • Receive incoming cash receipts and process in the AR subledger, record and verify daily. You will perform research on misapplied and unidentified payments.
    • Process interface billing details for general ledger posting.
    • Manage accounts receivable customer data in the accounting system. Research and resolve customer A/R account issues.
    • Responsible for reconciling AR roll forward and aging on a weekly basis.
    • You will prepare routine reports, respond to ad hoc report requests and compile data for management review.
    • Collaborate with other team members to provide support by thoroughly researching and replying to our customer account inquiries.
    • Maintain understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance. Clear and comprehensive documentation will be maintained by you to provide support for financial processing and controls.
    • Generate documented Standard Operating Procedures and keep all documentation current.
    • Participation in AR system conversions including testing and documentation of all processing relating to cash application and billing.


    • 3+ years of related work experience performing billing and receivables processes or other relevant experience
    • Experience recording, validating and reconciling extremely high dollar transactions (including multi-currency) to the sub ledgers on a daily basis
    • Demonstrated knowledgeable of general accounting principles
    • Knowledgeable of accounts receivable cycle from order to cash.
    • Perform intermediate Excel functions with the ability to create, edit, and present financial data and ad hoc reporting
    • Understand financial controls and perform tasks while achieving a high-level of accuracy
    • Experience working in a network environment with client server technology and proficiency using CRM and ERP applications
    • Knowledge of performing AR/billing for a large national company is strongly preferred.
    • Experience communicating with colleagues and customers by using appropriate means of communication applications and virtual meeting participation
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with moderate management oversight
    • Strong work ethic with a defined sense of urgency
    • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associates degree in finance or business
    • Experience with CRM software systems, Adpoint and Salesforce


SALARY: $55k based on experience

HOURS: 8 hour shift starting as early as 7:30AM. 2 days on site/3 days remote work from home.