Panther Premium Logistics

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job ID
2017-1330
# of Openings
1
US-OH-Medina

Overview

ArcBestSM is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges. With services provided by less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight, and maintenance and repair company, FleetNet America, we are fully equipped to deliver knowledge, expertise, and a can-do attitude with every shipment and supply chain solution, household move, or vehicle repair.

 

ArcBestSM offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), and company provided disability insurance. The environment at ArcBest is exciting, fast-paced, and full of opportunity for energetic, motivated, and results-driven professionals.

Responsibilities

 

General Summary:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for managing daily account balances for customers of ArcBest by identifying delinquent payment situations. This role is also responsible for the collection of delinquent accounts by contacting customers and investigating circumstances of non-payment.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Resolve account past due issues, billing disputes, misapplied payments, and other requests as needed to insure accurate and timely payment of invoices.
  • Determine root cause issue for late payments and implement problem solving solutions to prevent future late payments from customers.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service for both internal and external customers
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of individual customer accounts to efficiently and effectively handle account balance inquiries
  • Maintain a positive attitude in a highly intense environment
  • Build, develop, and grow all internal business relationships vital to the success of increasing revenue growth and customer experience across the Enterprise.
  • Improve quality, productivity, and effectiveness through the Quality Process in the handling of customers with a past due A/R balance.
  • Work and contribute in a team setting to accomplish overall department and individual goals

Qualifications

Required Education, Experience, Certification, Licenses, Registration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with Business emphasis
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in Logistics, Operations, Transportation and/or other related field preferred

                                          

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in the entire suite of Microsoft programs as well as the ability to learn new systems quickly, preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to multi-task while a strong sense of urgency while managing time effectively and efficiently
  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize job duties in order to efficiently handle a number of different tasks at any given time
  • Ability to work independently, offer direct and factually based recommendations, conform easily based on shifting priorities, and take an unbiased approach to work
  • Must be detail oriented and enjoy a rapidly changing, multi-tasking, customer service minded environment while displaying a sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure with attention to detail

 

Work Environment:

  • This is a corporate office environment with multiple workstations. Each employee will have his/her own workstation.

 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate. 

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