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AR Specialist @ The Mom Project!
Chicago, IL
Required Skills
Accounts Receivable
Preferred Industry Experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Job Description

Why You?
You are looking for something more from your job. Maybe a bigger problem to solve with both immediate and long term impact, or perhaps you just need a mission you can believe in every day. You dig balanced startup life and can wrestle challenges with grace. If this sounds like you, we'd like to talk.

Why us?
The Mom Project is a freshly funded ($8M Series A in December 2018) startup HQ'd in Chicago's River North District. Our team is growing as we push to rewrite the narrative for working women at every life stage. We believe parents should be able to choose both a successful family life AND career aspirations without sacrificing one over the other.
We are a marketplace and community that matches companies with diverse talent. This critical match drives businesses forward while expanding professional opportunities for women.
We're just getting started. Join us in building the future of work. We need all hands on deck, your journey starts now...

We’re looking for a part-time Accounts Receivable specialist who will own and drive improvements in our AR function. The ideal candidate will have exceptional attention to detail and aptitude for accuracy, as well as enjoy collaborating with customers and sales team members.

The role will initially focus on the AR function and eventually take on more responsibilities within the broader finance organization. This is a part-time 3 month project with the opportunity to extend.

-Own and manage all AR related activity
-Accelerate company cash flows by identifying process and system improvements to streamline collections and reduce days sales outstanding
--Work closely with the Sales team on delinquent customer accounts
-Apply cash receipts for customer payments and reconcile to monthly bank statements
-Lead bimonthly AR reviews
-Proactively monitor aging reports, following up on delinquent accounts and sending monthly account statements
-Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
-Communicate process improvements by routinely and frequently updating our finance handbook
-Ability to assist in other areas of the broader finance department

-Previous finance, accounting, billing, or AR experience
-Experience using QuickBooks, Xero, or similar systems
-Superior attention to detail
-Excellent computer skills, self-starter in picking up new and complex systems
-Strong knowledge of Google Apps (Sheets, Docs, Gmail, etc)
-Bonus points: experience working with remote teams

Start Date
September 2019
End Date
December 2019
Flex Factors
Work Type Temp to Permanent
Schedule 22 hours / week
Work Remote Partially (80%)
Travel No