Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant in San Francisco, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2141898

Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant
San Francisco, CA

About the team and role:
Our Finance and Accounting Team plays a key role in preparing, managing, interpreting, and communicating the company's financial information. We're looking for an experienced Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant who can take a lead role in invoicing customers on time and accurately, ensure timely collections of those invoices, manage the AR aging report and be the point person for customer billing and invoicing troubleshooting.

This position reports to our Revenue Accounting Manager.

You Will
  • Take ownership of administering the cash cycle including: invoicing, invoice collections, communications, cash receipt deposits, applications and reconciliations between systems
  • Update and maintain collection forecast and schedules. Attain all information pertaining to billing and manage the AR Aging report for daily billing and collection efforts.
  • Be a key player in month/quarter/year-end AR related accounting close activities
  • Serve as the point person for customer and internal cross-functional inquiries and requests around billing and collection issues
  • Play a key role in developing and maintaining sales and use tax database for nexus determination, invoicing implications and reporting requirements and prepare filings accordingly
  • Lead or assist in special projects as needed (e.g. audits, system implementation, etc.)
  • Develop and adopt best practices for accounting and business processes

You Have
  • 4+ years of experience in order to cash responsibilities and general accounting in public accounting or at a technology company (SaaS experience preferred)
  • Strong understanding of accounting systems and data structure, especially billing systems. Experience with Salesforce, Xero, Netsuite, Oracle, Zuora, Stripe, or similar systems is essential.
  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance (a CPA, or on the path to certification is a plus)
  • Customer collections experience highly preferred
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, macOS and MS Office Suite with intermediate skills in Excel including VLOOKUP, if functions, pivot tables, etc.

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own. With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."