Accounts Receivable Clerk (Seasonal)

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

Accounts Receivable Clerk (Seasonal)

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Seasonal Accounts Receivable Clerk.



Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 600 people.

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Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Job Description

The AR Clerk, a position that reports to the Accounting Manager, will utilize their prior hands-on accounting experience and will have an in-depth understanding of accounting principles.

This position will be responsible for the billing of customers, the collection and application of cash receipts, the follow-up on any discrepancies or customer concerns. Work on open cases from Customer Support. Assist in with areas of the AR team as needed.



  • Generates customer statements and accounting reports
  • Researches cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts
  • Converts, prepares, reviews and delivers invoices to customers in a timely manner
  • Involved in the collection process
  • Work to improve collection efficiency
  • Utilizes computerized Microsoft software programs (Excel, Outlook, and Word) to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with other Great Minds department to resolve issues, questions about charges, credits and Purchase Orders


Required Qualifications

  • At least 2-5 years of experience in for customer invoicing, cash receipts applications, and customer statement generation.
  • Associate's degree in accounting or 2 years of general accounting experience.
  • Current work experience with financial and accounting systems (Intacct or similar applications).
  • Strong attention to detail, proficient at establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Capability to work in fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow team members.
  • Professional, punctual, dependable, reliable, with a desire to learn.
  • Strong Communication and collections skills as well as a good team player
  • Full-time, Exempt Based in Washington DC near the Navy Yard Metro.
  • Salary based on experience
  • Seasonal: Current-October


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