Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Press Fulfillment Operation, HFS, services 14 client presses in every aspect of fulfillment services, including order processing, collection management, warehousing, fulfillment, and digital distribution services. We are seeking anAccounts Receivable Coordinator who is required to lead a team of three people in the management of $20M in gross sales. This position reports directly to the Fulfillment Operations Manager and will communicate regularly with the HFS Director and JHUP Associate Director.

This is a hands-on position where the Coordinator assists and performs collections duties as necessary, especially dealing with larger vendors (+$1 million annually). These accounts are the most detailed and require a total understanding of all the vagaries involved in the business and must work with and through vendors to ensure proper resolution and payments.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • On a daily basis organize and assign duties to two collection specialists and an accounting assistant, as well as a student worker, to insure timely collection of monies owed to HFS.
  • Collaborate with the Customer Service team on issues such as returns.
  • Prepare monthly reports to keep the Fulfillment Operations Manager, HFS Director, and JHUP Associate Director up-to-date on all collections activities
  • Additionally, may on occasion, direct the work of Customer Service Reps who are cross trained to provide assistance in the accounts receivable/collections area.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, as well as the collections and customer service staff in order to create and implement effective procedures to enhance collections.
  • Participate in strategic initiatives at the department and Press level.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities.
  • Handle special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of three years professional fee billing experience is required.
  • Minimum two years of supervisory experience is preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ideal candidate will have excellent computer skills and high degree of familiarity with databases, specifically those used for order processing, billing, and reporting.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills required.
  • Experience with a customer service environment and call center is helpful.
  • The Coordinator must possess and demonstrate a great deal of knowledge and information about our order processing, collections and fulfillment activities. The person must communicate effectively clients, customers, and management to ensure accurate and timely resolution of questions and problems.

Computer/Special Needs:

  • Proficiency in Excel required (a skills test will be part of the application process).
  • Other required software skills include MS Office and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Filemaker a plus.

Machines/Equipment Used on the Job (% of time used):

  • Desktop computer (75%)
  • Phone (20%)
  • Photocopier and scanner (5%)

Degree of Independent Action Performed:

  • High degree of autonomy will be expected from candidate after an initial orientation to the division.
  • Candidate will be asked to engage frequently and make instantaneous decisions while conferring with internal and external clients, personnel, and senior management.
  • The ideal candidate will be a quick thinking, highly motivated individual to whom additional responsibilities will be transferred.
  • This is a supervisory position and the Coordinator will be expected to manage staff, as well as handle hiring, evaluations, and performance issues.

Classified Title:Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Working Title: Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE
Starting Salary Range:$17.59 - $24.29 per hour
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10000133-HFS Fulfillment
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, please visit:https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
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