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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Requisition ID:  71691
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)
Location: 

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Perform all Accounts Receivable support procedures as required to a high standard of quality and in an organized,
timely and efficient manner. Record cash receipts, apply cash received, document disputes, deductions or overpayments,
distribute invoices and collect aged items

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Process payment receipt information to clear open receivables. Interpret remittance payment information,identify invoice information to apply payments to appropriate receivables items, and complete quality controlverification to balance check data.
  • Distribute daily invoices as required.
  • Monitor aging of accounts to resolve outstanding items.
  • Research and resolve issues where the remittance advice does not clearly identify the purpose of thepayment. The research includes, but is not limited to, communications with internal customer contacts(sites), researching various company databases, or communicating with the remitter to receive thenecessary documentation to post the payment appropriately.
  • Produce routine reports, schedules, and summaries for FSSC management.
  • Identify and resolve Accounts Receivable performance issues; escalate issues as appropriate to the ARManager.
  • Meet service level agreements (SLAs) and performance targets related to Accounts Receivable.
  • Support period end financial closing activities for Accounts Receivable.
  • Perform scanning responsibilities as required for remittance advices and other supporting documentationfor the Finance Shared Services Center.
  • Communicate issues and share best practices with other team members and manager for the benefit of all.
  • Customer Relationship Responsibilities
  • Serve as the initial point of contact for external customers and customer related queries.
  • Resolve any query issues according to defined policies and procedures liaising as necessary with internaland external parties.
  • Escalate as necessary any customer issues related to queries to the AR Manager.
  • Work with other FSSC teams to ensure a timely period end close.

Job Specifications

  • Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED
  • Field of Study/Area of Experience: 3-5 years of experience
  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications; SAP
  • experience desired
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships
  • Analytical and research Skills
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
  • Candidate should be experienced with working as part of a team and be a proven team player.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or HRISon@meggitt.com.

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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