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AR Specialist and Billing Clerk

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Salary is commensurate with experience. Salary ranges from $40,000 - $45,000 annually.

Location: Remote

Schedule: Full-Time (40 hours/week)

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000 annually

Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off, dental insurance, 401(k), vision insurance, flexible schedule, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 401(k) matching, retirement plan, referral program, health savings account, professional development assistance, employee assistance program. 

At Leading Retirement Solutions (LRS) our mission is to empower all businesses with the economic independence required to help their employees save for a secure retirement. If this aligns with your values, and you possess the skill set to thrive in a fast paced and often changing work environment, we would love for you to join our organization of experts!

We recommend and implement 401(k)s, 403(b)s, Defined Benefit Plans, SEP & Simple IRAs, ROBS, ESOPS, Church Plans, and even retirement plans for Cannabis companies. Through our open architecture recordkeeping services, we provide investment advisors, managers, plan sponsors and participants access to traditional and non- traditional investments.

Department Responsibilities:

The Accounting department oversees the timely and accurate completion of month-end close, forecast updates, and annual plans, including a focus on company costs and revenue. Work scope also includes exposure to leadership through involvement in regular business reviews and project management opportunities, focused on automation and increasingly efficient work processes.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides and maintains excellent customer service as the first line of communication for all accounting related inquiries.
  • Responds to inquiries and questions via email or telephone.
  • Maintains accurate annual, monthly, and quarterly billing of all clients.
  • Research customer account status, billings, collections, and adjustments and make the necessary changes to the accounting system.
  • Processes incoming payments from customers via payment processing system, email customers when invoice links are needed.
  • Makes necessary calls to clients when payment information update is needed.
  • Explains company billing policies and procedures to clients when questions arise. Works closely with the other departments as needed.
  • Maintains the Customer and Vendor files within accounting system.
  • Reconciliations of cash accounts related to client payments.
  • Assist with NSF transactions - recording, posting, tracking, and sending emails to clients for collection purposes.
  • Communicate with Corporate accounts to ensure timely collections. Provide invoices and monthly statements, as needed.
  • Works closely with Accounting Manager to complete weekly and monthly reports as needed.
  • Ensures the accuracy and timely coding and processing of invoices for the company within accounting system including attaching vendor files.
  • Resolve past-due and remittance issues with vendors and involve Accounting Manager as needed.
  • Supports Year End US 1099 Reporting.
  • Attends weekly meetings with accounting team and other teams as permitted.
  • Manages the billing phone que.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 3 years’ related experience in billing, collections, accounts receivable and accounts payable is required.
  • Superb communication skills and a commitment to superior customer service.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, proficient with numbers and basic calculations.
  • Solutions oriented and ability to handle changing and competing responsibilities.
  • Strong command of technology including accounting software, and ability to learn new software solutions easily and quickly.
  • Proficiency is required with Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat
  • Possesses a preference for proactivity, avoids workplace distractions, and drives performance targets to completion.
  • Possesses strong innate ability to switch gears between tasks as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or certificate in finance, accounting or similar preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Retirement Plan Industry is preferred but not required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment is usually an indoor setting with infrequent exposure to outside elements. This position requires less than 5% of travel.
  • The person in this position occasionally needs to move about inside a home office environment to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a printer.

We Offer Great Benefits!

  • Choice between 4 medical plans
  • Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 3+ Weeks of Paid Time off (PTO) Starting
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer sponsored 401(k) Plan + Employer matching contributions
  • Performance bonuses
  • Financial support for ongoing education and credentialing
  • Great, casual working environment with casual dress.
  • 100% Employer Paid Work from Home Setup
  • Flexible Scheduling

Leading Retirement Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and we value diversity at our firm. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. LRS will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here.