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Accountant - Accounts Receivable Specialist : 20-01340
Ref No.: 20-01340
Category: Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Compliance
Location: Santa Clara, California
Role: Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Type: Permanent (FTE)


Come join a 'Best Places to Work' company. Akraya has consistently ranked amongst SIA's 'Best Staffing Firms to WorkFor' and the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 'Best Places to Work in Silicon Valley'.

Akraya provides Information Technology Staffing and SoW based solutions nationwide. Our clients span across Fortune 100 to innovative mid-market companies throughout the US.

We're Engineers hiring Engineers. We get technology and pride ourselves on building world-class IT recruiting teams for our clients. Our client centric delivery teams are fine tuned to support high-volume, MSP clients as well as high-touch retail clients. We partner closely with the top MSPs in the industry as well as provide SoW based IT solutions. We were recently honored as a strategic partner by both Allegis andAgile-One based on our superior performance as a tier-one vendor in many of their programs.

We are hiring a full-time Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist to provide clerical, financial, and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate payment of accounts.
  • Record Cash applications to customer accounts.
  • Collect receivables on a high-volume customer base.
  • Make outbound collection calls in a professional manner while maintaining outstanding customer relations.
  • Assists in certain monthly close activities.
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for
  • Maintain daily cash posting files.
  • Ensure timely cash collections from customers.
  • Work with customers to reconcile account balances.
  • Follow up on outstanding timesheets.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Finance team.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
Accounts Receivable Specialists Skills & Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of experience in Accounts Receivable.
  • Very good understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures in a timely manner.
  • Proficient data entry skills along with a knack for numbers.
  • 2-3 years of experience with spreadsheets (Excel).
  • 2-3 years of experience with accounting software (we use QuickBooks)
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • AA or BA degree preferred
Why Work for Akraya:
  • Best in class delivery capability. We're proud of our scalable, delivery teams, and processes.
  • Work/life balance. We say it, we mean it.
  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, 401(k) plan, FSA, paid sick/vacation time, and more.
  • Individualistic approach. Akraya encourages adding a personal touch to your work. We don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all " approach.
  • Industry reputation. We have built a stellar reputation for quality of service, ethics, and corporate social responsibility.
    To follow up with any questions, please contact Inderjeet Gujral @ 408-512-2369.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.

Akrayais committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.