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Seasonal AR/ Customer Service Representative

Company: Burke Distributing Corporation
Location: Randolph
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Seasonal AR Representative to join our team for the summer!

Primary Purpose:

Prepare invoices for payment and perform accounts receivable and accounting functions according to established procedures.


  • Records daily receipts into computer, verifies deposits and postings to accounts receivable, distributes reports to various departments, scan checks to bank
  • Resolves accounts receivable problems assists interpreting, investigating and resolving accounts receivable problems or discrepancies with accounts; contacting customers to inform of delinquency; discussing any deviation from agreed client payment plans; obtaining appropriate approval to have open credits applied
  • Maintains accurate records keeping track of name changes, mergers, address changes, etc. for all accounts; relaying all account change information to appropriate personnel/departments; duplicating, filing and retrieving accounts receivable materials as needed
  • Opens new accounts
  • Ensures ABC credit compliance - communicates account credit status to both sales and operations department personnel in a timely manner; assists sales department in collection of funds when possible; representing Burke in the coordination of federal/state regulatory audits; informing other departments of any change in account credit status immediately
  • Daily credit check with salesman
  • Minimizes bad debt - work with Credit Manager in attempt to collect against delinquent accounts; managing bad debt write-offs against budget
  • Prepares reports - completes all internal reports to assist in the cash flow management process; providing special reports reflecting current status of customer accounts upon request
  • Dock sales and sample slips
  • Switchboard
  • Take phone orders and process them
  • Scan invoices into DocStar
  • EDI
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work flow
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Minimum of 2 years of related accounting experience
  • Proficiency with MS Word and some spreadsheet experience
  • Understanding of accounting software, email and general office equipment

Behavioral Characteristics:

  • Handles a number of repetitive routine tasks
  • Works at a steady pace for accuracy and quality work
  • Completes tasks before new ones are begun
  • Works within defined standards and guidelines
  • Makes decisions supported by management
  • Communications are task based
  • Team roles clearly defined, collaboration is minimal
  • Demonstrates leadership based on consistent, accurate, and quality work output

Core Values:

Trust, Responsibility, Leadership, Teamwork, Enthusiasm, Safety

Keywords: Burke Distributing Corporation, Boston , Seasonal AR/ Customer Service Representative, Other , Randolph, Massachusetts

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