Accounts Receivable

AR Manager


Accounting Career Consultants

AR Manager Saint Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-27286B

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

This company has been an industry leader for over 160 years. Over the decades, the company and our products have evolved through innovation and new technologies. But those commitments to quality and service remain unchanged. Today, just as in 1854 their customers can depend on our products for reliable, long-term service. Equally as important, they can depend on getting the same from our knowledgeable team. 

Job Description:

Summary: Manages and coordinates activities and operations of accounts receivable

department and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains timely and accurate collections of accounts receivable balances; ensures timely

posting of cash receipts.

  • Reviews and analyzes effectiveness of accounts receivable collections policies and

procedures; recommends changes to management.

  • Assigns responsibility for legal action and collection of delinquent accounts, interfaces with

outside collection agencies as needed.

  • Establishes, monitors, and updates customers’ credit activities.
  • Audits delinquent accounts; monitors and manages efforts being taken before assigning

bad debt status.

  • Reviews, analyzes, modifies, and implements efficient and effective accounts receivable

processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Maintains and manages department budget.
  • Interfaces with appropriate personnel and managers to exchange information and update

account records.

  • Prepares and presents accounts receivable reports as required.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, motivates, and develops accounts payable staff; manages

schedules and workflow.

  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational

policies and procedures and government regulations.

  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote

and recognize performance.

  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking

corrective actions.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position may supervise staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B. A.) or equivalent.
  • Two to four years related experience or equivalent.
  • Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate subordinates.
  • Firm commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including ability to listen attentively and

to communicate information clearly and effectively

  • Interpersonal savvy; able to collaborate and work closely with other departments and


  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and adaptable; able to work independently within team

focused environment

  • Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions


time while meeting deadlines

  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Excellent problem solving, process analysis, and improving business practice skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and


  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 software; SAP experience preferred

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of

related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Core Competencies: Continuous Improvement, Customer Focus, Drive for Results, Initiative,

Leadership Courage, Teamwork

Position Level Competencies: Analytical/Forward Thinking, Collaboration, Credibility, Design,

Diversity, Ethics, Innovation, Judgment, Oral/Written Communication, Persuasion, Problem

Solving, Professionalism, Quality

KPI Indicators: Including but not limited to: Aged Debts, AR Collection Period, Average Days

AR, Days to Close Month End, Expenses to Budget, Report Error Rate


Shani Poole
Account Executive

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7914 | Email:

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