Accounts Receivable Manager

AP Professionals of Rochester
May 9, 2023
Job Type
Work Hours
8-5 with additional hours to meet the objectives of the business
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Salary Upper Range
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190 Linden Oaks


Our client, a large manufacturer with a multiple facilities, is seeking an accounts receivable manager to train and take over for a long-term employee who is planning to retire later this year.  This position is responsible for managing the entire revenue cycle from sales to cash receipts.  The position requires a high energy professional with excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills.  In addition, this professional will be ensuring the internal controls and systems in place properly support the revenue function and accurately records the company's sales and collections.  The successful professional will have be able to lead and train its team for growth and continuous improvements.


  • Responsible for supervising and mentoring staff of both direct and indirect reports
  • Responsible for ERP system set up for customer information in order to properly charge, invoice, and maintain sales records by customer and by company entitiy.
  • Responsible for the monthly close process including reconciling gross sales, miscellaneous sales, customer amortizations and returns & allowances to the general ledger,  recording appropriate AR Reserves/Allowances and reconciling to general ledger, reconciling customer advances to general ledger, and recording appropriate journal entries into general ledger; as applicable.
  • Responsible for reviewing and summarizing customer financial agreements to be used in the month-end close, budgeting/forecasting processes.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving accounts receivable adjustments and supporting documentation.
  • Responsible for preparing /or reviewing and approving invoicing of miscellaneous projects, tooling and other billings.
  • Responsible for ensuring pricing is properly maintained within the ERP system.
  • Responsible for managing customer cash application process to include resolving customer invoice cash application discrepancies, customer chargebacks and deductions,  providing management with explanations for past due receivables as well as payment discrepancies, and reviewing the daily AR Rollforward and adjusting, as appropriate.
  • Assists and a key contributor to the year-end audits, budgeting, and analysis funcions.
  • Recommends improvements to internal controls and processes..


This position prefers a Bachelor's degree in business or accounting.  Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.


A minimum of 5 years or relevant experience is required.  This experience must include a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Effective communication and reasoning skills
  • Strong technology skills including utilization of Microsoft products and complet ERP systems
  • Team oriented and able to direct team functions effectively
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