Accounting Associate-AR

BioClinica, Inc Princeton, NJ
Primary Responsibilities

Ensures the accurate and timely completion of client invoicing by

* Performing data entry and maintenance of contract budgets in billing system

* Preparing client invoices and credit memos in accordance with the contract terms

* Performing project reconciliations as needed

* Printing, mailing or emailing invoices and credit memos

Performs collection activities by

* Analyzing and monitoring the accounts receivable aging

* Following up on delinquent accounts and reporting on collection status

* Investigating and resolving invoice discrepancies

* Interacting with clients and internal personnel on invoice related issues

* Responding to client inquiries in a timely manner

Maintains Quality Service and Departmental Standards by

* Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures ("SOP")

* Participating in establishing and enforcing departmental standards

* Participating in the modification of company SOPs related to the Finance Department

Secondary Responsibilities

Contributes to team effort by

* Working with internal staff to resolve issues

* Exploring new opportunities to add value to organization and departmental processes

* Helping others to achieve results

* Performing other duties as assigned

Maintains Technical and Industry Knowledge by

Attending and participating in applicable company-sponsored training

Bioclinica is an equal opportunity employer. Bioclinica evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

B.S. (Bachelor of Science) - Accounting, B.S. (Bachelor of Science) - Business Administration and Management, Experience:

Direct experience in accounts receivable and collections preferred

General knowledge and experience with bookkeeping principles and office practices and procedures

Proven ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients and co-workers

Proficiency in Excel and Word required, Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration preferred

Experience:

0-2 years' experience in accounts payable

2+ years general office experience preferred

Experience in CRO/pharmaceutical environment a plus

Proficiency in Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint

Additional skill set:

Ability to work in group setting and independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities

Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work

Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong organizational skills

Ability to project and maintain a professional and positive attitude

Additional skill set:

Pleasant and professional phone manner

Ability to work in group setting and independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities

Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work; strong organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to maintain professional and positive attitude

Working conditions:

Travel: 0-5%

Lifting: 0-15lbs

Other: Computer work for long periods of time

This position description should not be deemed all inclusive. Additional requirements and expectations may be assigned. At all times, employees are expected to adhere to company policies and company SOPs.