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Robert Half Accounting Assistant in Kansas City, Kansas

Description We are looking for a Cash Application Specialist to join our team based in Kansas City, Kansas. The role primarily involves managing and processing cash applications and related accounting duties in the credit department. This includes reconciling customer accounts, accurately applying customer payments, and preparing electronic payment details for scanning.


• Apply daily customer payments received through different channels to customer accounts using various cash application software

• Process remittance information and review instructions to determine proper application and reconcile customer accounts accordingly

• Balance and reconcile spreadsheets that track daily cash application by division to maintain accurate detail for the systems in which payments are applied

• Initiate communication with internal and external accounting personnel to resolve customer account issues and discrepancies

• Distribute short pay credit memos and supporting detail to appropriate accounting personnel

• Communicate with customers' accounts payable personnel to resolve payment application questions

• Process and reconcile remote bank deposits using remote deposit bank scanner

• Prepare electronic payment remittance detail and backup for scanning into our archive storage database

• Assist and support Credit and Collections managers with department projects and other duties

• Use multiple software programs effectively and proficiently to perform all duties. Requirements

• Proven experience in customer service and communication roles

• Familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR) and Payment Processing procedures

• Proficiency in data review and database management

• Experience in Workstation Support and Scanning tasks

• Understanding of Collection Processes and Credit management

• Proficiency in English language with strong written and verbal communication skills

• Proficient in the use of Spreadsheets and Microsoft Office Suites

• Familiarity with Consumer Electronics and Customer Account management

• Experience in Cash Applications and Credit Memo procedures is a plus

• Proficiency in using various Software Programs.

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