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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Requisition ID:  120371
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

Accounts Receivable Specialist will play a key role in the order-to-cash process, you will be chasing outstanding invoices on your own portfolio to ensure payments are collected on a timely manner and within goals set by the Management Team. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Working with UK Financial Shared Services team to support workload transition and support Past Due AR backlog burn-down
  • Supporting process change and improvement to ensure past due corrective actions are implemented to avoid future recurrences
  • Performing critical collection activities on overdue invoices such as calls, e-mails, dunning letters and regularly contacting customers to learn details behind payment delays
  • Analyzing and investigating the root cause behind overdue balances by liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing risk and exposure by blocking sales orders or performing credit checks on customers’ financial strength
  • Co-operating with internal departments in order to solve customers’ inquiries or payment delays
  • Assisting customers in dispute resolution
  • Preparing data, reports and constantly looking for process improvements and effectiveness increase
  • Assisting in closing the accounting period and providing support in AR accounting-related tasks
  • Providing support during audit and internal control initiatives (SOX)
  • Other responsibilities and activities as assigned

Job Specifications

Education and Experience:

  • Required 2 or 4 year degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting.

  • Minimum 2+ yrs experience in a similar role, with basic understanding of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Experience in SAP AR module and Microsoft Excel & Outlook.



  • Strong customer service mind-set and team-player attitude.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiating skills.
  • Attention to detail with good organizational skills.
  • Good knowledge of English 
  • Proactiveness and continuous focus on process automation and optimization projects.


Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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.

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