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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Finance

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Clerk Department: Finance/Accounting 

Position Summary: 

This position will be responsible for all Wire/ACH, check, and credit card processing and posting.  This position will be responsible for creating customer product, tax, and freight credits.  This position requires excellent attention to detail, communication and research skills, as well as the ability to provide detailed explanations for customer payments.  This position will assist Accounts Receivable (AR) Customer Master data maintenance, ensuring tax withholding certificates are current for each customer, as well as assisting with month end, quarter end, and year end close processes as required. 

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Working knowledge of ERP systems and the Accounts Receivable function as well as foundational understanding of debits and credits as they relate to Accounts Receivable.
  2. Posting all customer Wire/ACH, check, and credit card payments timely and accurately.
  3. Detailed research for any/all payments as needed. 
  4. Assist with processing all customer product, tax, and freight credit memos when required.
  5. Work closely with the customer service and support teams for credit card pre-authorizations, and payments.
  6. Understand and be able to provide support for new customer setups and uploading exemption certificates to OITS.
  7. Understand and be able to provide support for researching and resolving customer credit holds, evaluating new customer credit, and maintaining existing customer credit limits within approval matrix.
  8. Provide support in clearing AR email inbox daily.
  9. Provide support in gaining exemption certificates for about to expire certificates.
  10. Work with internal and external customers to provide data as requested.
  11. Assist with the annual audit and any related interim procedures. 
  12. Other special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications 

Training and Education:

High School Diploma or GED, some college level accounting courses or equivalent work experience. 

Experience:

Five or more years of Accounts Receivable, posting, and research experience, preferably in Medical/Life Science industry.  Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word, Microsoft Office, and Internet. Experience with SAP preferred but not required. 

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lifted boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site https://careers.biomerieux.com/ or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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