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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Minneapolis

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Company Profile:

Flagstone Foods (formerly Snacks Holding Company), headquartered in St. Paul, MN, owns Ann’s House of Nuts and Amport Foods.  Ann’s House of Nuts, with production facilities in North Carolina, is the largest manufacturer and marketer of trail mixes in the world.  Amport, based in Minneapolis, MN, is North America’s largest private label manufacturer and marketer of dried fruits.  Together, Ann’s House of Nuts and Amport Foods are one of the nation’s leading providers of products to retailers in the multi-billion dollar and growing healthy snacks sector.  Flagstone Foods was formed in November 2010 by Gryphon Investors, a highly respected private equity firm.

SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for cash application and collection tasks, to include processing all company’s cash receipts, monitoring accounts receivable, reconciling and resolving discrepancies. Coordinate communications between Flagstone Foods and its customers and sales representatives to resolve expenditure and Accounts Receivable issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process cash receipts received through the company lockbox.
  • Process remote deposits for paper checks.
  • Research and resolve accounts receivable issues by working with customers and sales department.  This includes correspondence (written and verbal), gathering promotional activity, sourcing shipping data, researching system transaction history, filing freight claims, and monitoring customers’ Accounts Payable databases.
  • Research and clear customer deductions through company’s approval process.
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities.
  • Initiate collection efforts for assigned customers.
  • Initiate and monitor credit checks on new customers for new account set-up and manage credit limits for existing customers.
  • Communicate with customers, sales, and brokers via phone, email, mail or in person.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and implement with team support.
  • Assist with month-end closing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   College degree in accounting or related field required.

Experience: 1-3 years of previous Accounts Receivable experience (collections,   cash receipts and general ledger distribution, etc.) required.

Skills: 

  • Advanced PC skills using MS Office Suite with expertise in Excel (pivot tables, vlookup).
  • Excellent administrative/organization skills and strong numbers and analytical skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills – experience working with customers and Sales Representatives.
  • Ability to prioritize work to perform daily tasks and meet deadlines.

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor.

  • Works closely with Customer Service, Sales, and Finance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English.  In addition the employee must be able to hear and have color vision.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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