Global Accounts Receivable Representative

Location
Thief River Falls, MN
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Ref
R813
Role
Accountant
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, as well as providing the best service possible to its customers, aiding engineers through the entire design process, from Prototype to Production. This has led the company to be highly ranked year after year in industry surveys in North America as well as Europe and Asia, in categories covering such facets of business as availability of products, speed of service, responsiveness to problems, and more.

Global Accounts Receivable Representative

Position Overview
The Accounts Receivable (AR) Representative will collect, monitor and process all Accounts Receivable issues. This position closely with Sales and their assigned accounts to create a positive customer experience for both internal and external customers.

Responsibilities

Must be able to...
  • Receive payments on accounts and issue receipts as necessary
  • Research delinquent accounts
  • Bring late accounts up to current status
  • Educate customers on keeping their accounts current
  • Determine reasons for overdue payments and negotiate resolutions within Uline guidelines
  • Post payments daily to customers accounts
  • Balance daily receipts, complete necessary forms and submit to corporate accounting as necessary
  • Expedite billing and collection procedures
  • Enter customer payments
  • Send customer statements
  • Perform customer collection inquiries
  • Respond to customer email inquiries
  • Enter and balance accounts receivable on a daily basis
  • Process Monthly Statement Level Reports for Past Due Customers
  • Process Past Due delayed and scheduled orders prior to shipping
  • Process electronic and paper checks payments
  • Process credit/debit memos
  • Process electronic and paper mail
  • Process delayed and scheduled orders prior to shipping
  • Work on Assigned monitored accounts
  • Process all payment type declines
  • Fraud prevention
  • Must maintain a strict standard of confidentiality to ensure that our customers protected information is secure

Other Typical Tasks May also Include:
  • Taking on additional responsibilities from area Supervisor|Manager; supports Accounts Receivable as needed
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars
  • Takes notes and helps execute activities that results from Accounting efforts

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Typically, 0-2+ years of experience working at Digi-Key with experience in Accounting or analytical roles
  • Experience working in the WinDECS and Excel application
  • Experience working with Digi-Key customers
  • Generally, spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Generally, spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body
  • Must be able to perform the following behavioral competencies; attention to detail, customer/client focus, ethical conduct, manages execution, personal effectiveness/credibility, and positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two-Year Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or similar area of study or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • Strong understanding of the various functions of Digi-Key, how they work together as well as the industry Digi-Key operates in
  • Knowledge of Digi-Key brand and its principles


Digi-Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer . We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or careers.us@digikey.com .