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Location:Sebastopol, CA
Company:O'Reilly Media
First posted:May 20, 2017

Receivables Accountant

Accounting Sebastopol, California


Receivable Accountant

About your team


We are a close-knit team that works together to make sure O'Reilly's Accounting Operations are handled timely, efficiently and accurately.  We are a lean group but are always willing to lend a hand to each other when help is needed.  We take pride in providing a high quality of support to both our internal and external customers so that our corporate objectives can be achieved.


About the job


The Receivables Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller in our Corporate Headquarters of Sebastopol, CA.  This position is responsible for receipt application, cash management and debit/credit memo creation.  The person in this position will be performing some manual invoice creation and accounts receivable collections.  Also, the Receivables Accountant would be interacting with a wide variety of groups within the organization regarding the status of accounts and open invoices.  In addition, this position will be responsible for performing revenue analyses and cash receipt reconciliations when necessary.

Daily payment application

Daily en try of miscellaneous receipts
Daily tracking of bank dep osit activity (incl. lockbox )
Reconciling and making cash deposits when necessary
Debit/Credit memo creatio n and application when needed
Manual invoice creation when ne eded
Track aging activity and perfo rm collections when necessary
Reconcile and cor rect credit card transactions
Respo nd to credit card chargebacks
Work with Customer Service department on customer/order inquiries
Work with Sales Reps/Assistants to reconcile event sponsorship s, resolve invoicing issues and collect payment

Daily/Monthly reporting on cash and a ging activities to management
Assist wit h monthly cash reconciliation
Coordinate month-end accounts receivable close

Provide documentation and answer receivables-related questions during year-end audit

About you

Revenue accounting and accounts receivable standard processes

Ability to organize and reconcile revenue data from multiple sources

Have the necessary skills and experience to spot problems/errors and work towards a solution                

Very organized and detailed orientated

Good customer service and communication skills

Must be able to manage and prioritize a variety of tasks at once to meet deadlines

Capable of working independently and making an initial attempt to resolve issues


Minimum Qualifications:


5 years of revenue accounting/accounts receivable experience or equivalent

Bachelors Degree and/or equivalent experience

Accounting software experience required, Oracle Financial Application is preferred

Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Excel and Word  

Physical Requirements: (with or without accommodation) 

  • Ability to sit and use a computer keyboard for up to 3 hours at a time
  • Ability to talk on the telephone frequently and for extended periods of time
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English

Work Environment: 

  • Business office; flexible schedules in many departments; community kitchen
  • Cubicles or small offices depending on job requirements and location; some jobs may be performed from home offices with management approval
  • Casual business attire


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