Accounts Receivable Supervisor

  • Location
    Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Receivable
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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An Accounts Receivable Supervisor job is available via Parker+Lynch. 

The main responsibility and function of the Accounts Receivable Supervisor is managing invoices, handling missed payments, recording cash receipts, collecting of aged receivables and supervising Accounts Receivable Clerks.  Our ideal candidate is familiar with all accounting procedures and can manage daily financial transactions end-to-end.

This position requires collaboration within the finance department as well as working across departments to determine best practices for enhancing the customer experience within existing revenue streams.   It will be responsible for troubleshooting accounts receivable related transactions, establish effective communication channels for cash application and for monitoring and determining best practices for the application of cash receipts as well as collection of the aged receivable.  It will be responsible for the reconciliation and maintenance of the accounts receivable general ledger accounts.



  • Accurate processing of incoming payments from (3) three company lockboxes from online bank website and wires to the SAP accounting system
  • Records and processes offline invoices to support international subsidiaries and events
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of the accounts receivable ledger and verifies that all payments are accounted for accurately
  • Responsible for the month-end reconciliation of accounts receivable and allowance for doubtful accounts
  • Ability to process and scrutinize data to verify any discrepancies within the system
  • Responsible for making collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced environment.  Providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments and resolve client discrepancies. 
  • Process and research unknown transactions monthly
  • Participate in the annual year-end audit

Employee Supervision

This is a supervisory position.


  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Working knowledge of accounts receivable functions
  • Experience with SAP accounting system

Other Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Very detail-oriented with ability to learn quickly and to meet deadlines      
  • Highly dependable with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of people including employees, members, auditors, and vendors
  • Meticulously accurate abilities to calculate, post, and manage necessary accounting figures and financial records     
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously      
  • Ability to work well under pressure and/or with frequent interruptions      
  • Computer skills that include a fluency in MS Office Suite
  • Well versed in customer service and negotiation skills
  • Commitment to organization's mission
If you are qualified and interested in this Accounts Receivable Supervisor job, please send your resume via the link below.