Accounts Receivable Specialist
Sphera is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability. Our mission is to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.
We are a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, financial services and healthcare industries. We operate like a start-up tech company but have over $100 million in annual revenue, with more than 3,000 customers, and operate in 70+ countries.
We are guided by our core values of Customer Centricity, Accountability, Bias to Action, Innovation, and Collaboration. These values help us recruit the right talent to join our rapidly expanding team of nearly 700 Spherions around the globe. It is important to us that each and every Spherion is not only eager to challenge themselves and knows how to get work done but is an awesome addition to our company culture.
This Accounts Receivable role will have a great deal of variety while maintaining
primary responsibility for certain essential tasks, including customer portal
management and the application of cash receipts to open customer invoices.
Portal Administration –
Set up and management of online customer portals
Handling of ad hoc information requests from Sphera’s customers
Interact with colleagues across the organization to ensure process is
complete and accurate
Cash Application –
Receive detailed cash inflow reports, and apply cash received to open
invoices in Sphera’s accounting system (NetSuite)
Maintain cash files in Excel in order to keep the A/R team informed of
Work directly with customers to collect on past-due invoices
At least one year of relevant A/R or collections experience
NetSuite experience is preferred, but not required
Ability to prioritize tasks based on the most immediate needs of the team
An interest in ongoing learning – collections are not the primary responsibility
of this role, and it will require the employee to learn a great deal across all
parts of the A/R, billing and sales process.
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability to work independently to resolve variances and other issues that come up as
part of the collection process. This employee will work with teammates in
Chicago along with remote colleagues across the US and Canada
Sphera is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.