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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable Specialist

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We're looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join our team!

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


The Accounts Receivable Specialist ensures all payments received via lockbox, wire transfers and credit card payments are posted timely and accurately. 



Here’s a look into what you will be doing in this role:

  • Auto post daily lockbox files from the banks to the customers appropriate account
  • Compare daily cash application of receipts to deposits at banks
  • Auto post and manually post ACH/Wire payments to the customers appropriate account
  • Manually post credit card payments to appropriate customer accounts
  • Working with internal and external customers as needed to help resolve customer inquiries on accounts
  • Communicate with A/R Manager if funds received do not match amount on check or funds received do not belong to ADS
  • Work through remittance details to research any deduction/short pay explanations and forward on to the deductions specialist team
  • Work through all correspondences received at the lockbox and forward to the appropriate staff members
  • Prepare and enter any adjustments approved for service charges, discount or bad debt
  • Initiate check requests for customers with credit balances when requested
  • Perform various duties requested by the credit staff
  • Assist in special projects as requested

The person in this role should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Accounting/bookkeeping background
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Fast and efficient data entry/keying
  • PC literate with spreadsheet knowledge
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines

 Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

 Preferred Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years in an A/R environment with high volume

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.