Check Processor

US-NY-New York
Job ID
NY-1172
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

As one of three Check Processors, you will be an important member of a highly collaborative, 4 person team. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for invoicing, accounts receivable and collection activities, including arbitration case payments/fees and other related financial information.

 

We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to have a rewarding career in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Our comprehensive benefits program includes the following: health and Rx, dental and orthodontia, vision, discounted pet insurance, disability insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, 403(b) and Roth 403(b) retirement plans w/company match, a discounted corporate FitBit program, and generous paid time-off benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Inputs payments including but not limited to checks, credit card, lump-sum payments and wire transfers.
  • Prepares, processes, and posts check deposits; maintains check deposit logs.
  • Reconciles daily bank deposits.
  • Follows-up with customers for payments; includes account collection activities (i.e. contacts customers via phone, email; sends out overdue invoices to customers, etc.) and works on other similar and/or related functions.
  • Meets quality standards for services by providing updates on payments related to accounting spreadsheets and bounced check disputes.
  • Assists with billing processes such as consolidation and financial breakdowns.
  • Collaborates with staff to ensure effective billing support, efficient operations and excellent client service.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, possesses effective communication skills (verbal & written), is a firm collaborator and constituent-oriented, demonstrates a high degree of initiative, accuracy and follow-through, and works well individually and as a team member.


Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED; 2 years of experience in a financial, bookkeeping or accounting role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.


Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal files, business correspondence and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and business correspondence; ability to speak effectively, both in person and by telephone, to customers, attorneys, arbitrators, mediators and employees of the organization.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to understand and interpret statistical reports, data charts and graphs.

 

Computer Skills: Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.


The American Arbitration Association is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and considers all employees and applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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