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Accounts Receivable Analyst - Collections
JO-1910-6104
Seattle
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Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 7,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 30 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Analyst – Regional Collections

The AR Analyst will be responsible for the credit health of a regional portfolio of Slalom clients. They will follow a systematic collection process that requires close collaboration with Financial Operations and internal engagement leaders to affect timely payment. The role requires an AR professional who is passionate about collections and providing world-class client service. 

This position reports to the AR Supervisor and requires excellent communication and collaboration skills, strong organizational and prioritization abilities, and an understanding of the need to be proactive to prevent credit delinquencies. As the efforts of the AR Analyst directly impact key metrics related to AR, the candidate must have an in depth understanding of DSO and ADP and the actions that affect them.  

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor open AR and prioritize collection efforts based on account history and status
  • Contact engagement leadership and client Accounts Payable personnel regarding due and past due amounts to affect timely payment
  • Document collection efforts and payment status into AR tracking database
  • Partner with other Financial Operations colleagues to determine collection approach to create a unified voice to internal customers regarding account status and collections efforts
  • Prepare and deliver monthly client statements
  • Prepare client account reconciliations, as needed
  • Create and distribute AR Aging and Metrics reports / Provide analysis of related reporting to Senior Management
  • Assist in the maintenance of company accounts with D&B, NACM, and similar services
  • Take on additional tasks as assigned, such as assisting with month end close activities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of collections and accounts receivable experience, preferably in the professional services industry
  • 3+ years of experience analyzing accounts receivable balances, or similar analysis experience
  • Understanding of billing and collections procedures and best practices
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively across teams and various levels of management
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient at multi-tasking, working effectively under pressure, and meeting required deadlines in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment
  • Takes pride in delivering results and producing quality work
  • Works well in an open-format environment
  • Experience managing and reconciling AR sub-ledger data and reports
  • Experience working with ERP software systems and Microsoft Office systems, including Excel. Report writing and advanced Excel skills preferred
  • Experience with legal collections processes preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in an accounting related field preferred

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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