Accounts Receivable and Collections Analyst

We are helping farmers feed the world! Produce Pay is revolutionizing financing solutions by providing farmers, who grow fresh fruits and vegetables, with immediate access to liquidity for enhanced cash flow. Produce Pay is disrupting an industry by providing an innovative solution to a prominent need.

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The Accounts Receivable and Collections Analyst serves as a client services agent within our Finance Department. This position owns the collection process to minimize issues that need to get the CFO involved. Tempo and persistence is key in collecting delinquencies and this role will require an individual with the personality to hit the phones and get ProducePay paid first over any creditors. This takes a certain type of a employee, one that can be professional but assertive and get results. In this position, you will have contact with executive leaders, Controller, and clients, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for driving and coordinating timely and accurate monthly invoicing of clients 
  • Advise clients of necessary actions and strategies for debt repayment
  • Responsible for reducing delinquencies and improving collections and AR aging in a structured and scalable way
  • Conduct prompt notification and collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced, goal oriented department; this will include negotiating and developing payment plans, as well as working through disputes
  • Resolve client discrepancies and short payments 
  • Ability to represent the company in court should litigation be necessary after having prepared the entire file for outside counsel
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts – client calls, account adjustments, client reconciliations and processing credit memos
  • Enlist the efforts of sales and management when necessary to accelerate the collection process and negotiate credit extensions
  • Work with executive team, including legal counsel, on coordinating small claims or other necessary legal action
  • Receive payments and post amounts paid to client accounts
  • Verify transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Maintain listing of accounts receivable
  • Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements
  • Additional finance department projects and duties as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting 
  • 1+ years of collections experience, demonstrated AR process and collections success
  • Goal-driven, focused, exceptional problem-solver, able to work independently and as a member of a team, with a "can do" attitude
  • Able to multi-task, work under pressure and aggressively meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to read and understand complex documents used in client negotiations
  • Must be PC proficient, have experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong ability to listen and communicate (written and verbal) with excellence in order to follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred 

BENEFITS
  • Competitive base pay
  • Free medical insurance
  • Dental, vision, and more
  • 401k - company automatically contributes
  • Team building activities (Paintball, bowling, and more)
  • Friday lunches
  • Unlimited office snacks
  • Arcade games in the office
  • $1,000 off a new home purchase when working with Open Listings

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