Lewis James Professional

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking an Accounts Receivable Accountant for a direct-hire opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Ensure proper recognition of revenue, including recognition of revenue for multi-element arrangements and deferred revenue
  • Perform monthly bad debt analysis and calculate bad debt reserve
  • Assist operating companies with invoice creation and remittance, and new customer setup in accounting system
  • Apply cash payments within accounting system accurately and timely
  • Manage customer questions and feedback through accounts receivable inbox
  • Assist with monthly collections process
  • Execute other daily and month end closing activities related to accounts receivable functions, including maintaining accounts receivable / deferred revenue reconciliations, recording journal entries, and various monthly analysis. 
  • Work with other staff accountants to ensure that all monthly accounting and general ledger requirements are completed timely and accurately.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and operational efficiencies within the accounts receivable process
  • Support the preparation and coordination of the interim and year-end audit requests from the external auditors.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of industry Accounting experience strongly preferred, with a mix of industry/public accounting experience a plus
  • Experience in payments and/or SaaS preferred
  • Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various levels
  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet pressing deadlines
  • Strong problem-solver with high attention to detail
  • Team player with a strong work ethic
  • Experience working with various systems including, but not limited to, Sage Intacct, Blackline, Kyriba, Concur, Bill.com, and Mineral Tree.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Excel (must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets) – ability to write macros or perform more complex data analytics a huge plus

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_2456. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_2456. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.


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