What does an Accounts Receivable do?
Accounts receivable specialists are tasked with overseeing billing operations and processes in order to ensure collection of account balances. This generally entails billing for invoiced orders, supporting collection efforts, and reviewing account disrepancies. Accounts receivable specialists are needed in a variety of accounting environments.
Most accounts receivable specialists have an associate's degree in accounting. The best accounts receivable specialists have a knack for numbers, are very outcome oriented, and have strong prioritization skills.
Accounts Receivable Salaries
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Accounts Receivable Career Path
Learn how to become an Accounts Receivable, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an accounts receivable
When working as an accounts receivable, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Customer Service, ERP System, Microsoft Office Suite, Attention To Detail and Excellent Communication.
- Accounting Manager
- Cost Accountant
- Project Accountant
The most common qualifications to become an accounts receivable is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.