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Working As A Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $60,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst Do

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.

Duties

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks typically do the following:

  • Use bookkeeping software, online spreadsheets, and databases
  • Enter (post) financial transactions into the appropriate computer software
  • Receive and record cash, checks, and vouchers
  • Put costs (debits) and income (credits) into the software, assigning each to an appropriate account
  • Produce reports, such as balance sheets (costs compared with income), income statements, and totals by account
  • Check for accuracy in figures, postings, and reports
  • Reconcile or note and report any differences they find in the records

The records that bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks work with include expenditures (money spent), receipts (money that comes in), accounts payable (bills to be paid), accounts receivable (invoices, or what other people owe the organization), and profit and loss (a report that shows the organization’s financial health).

Workers in this occupation have a wide range of tasks. Some are full-charge bookkeeping clerks who maintain an entire organization’s books. Others are accounting clerks who handle specific tasks.

These clerks use basic mathematics (adding, subtracting) throughout the day.

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks use specialized computer accounting software, spreadsheets, and databases to enter information from receipts or bills. They must be comfortable using computers to record and calculate data.

The widespread use of computers also has enabled bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks to take on additional responsibilities, such as payroll, billing, purchasing (buying), and keeping track of overdue bills. Many of these functions require clerks to communicate with clients.

Bookkeeping clerks, also known as bookkeepers, often are responsible for some or all of an organization’s accounts, known as the general ledger. They record all transactions and post debits (costs) and credits (income).

They also produce financial statements and other reports for supervisors and managers. Bookkeepers prepare bank deposits by compiling data from cashiers, verifying receipts, and sending cash, checks, or other forms of payment to the bank.

In addition, they may handle payroll, make purchases, prepare invoices, and keep track of overdue accounts.

Accounting clerks typically work for larger companies and have more specialized tasks. Their titles, such as accounts payable clerk or accounts receivable clerk, often reflect the type of accounting they do.

The responsibilities of accounting clerks frequently vary by level of experience. Entry-level accounting clerks may post details of transactions (including date, type, and amount), add up accounts, and determine interest charges. They also may monitor loans and accounts to ensure that payments are up to date.

More advanced accounting clerks may add and balance billing vouchers, ensure that account data are complete and accurate, and code documents according to an organization’s procedures.

Auditing clerks check figures, postings, and documents to ensure that they are mathematically accurate and properly coded. They also correct or note errors for accountants or other workers to fix.

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How To Become A Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

Most bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need some postsecondary education and also learn some of their skills on the job. They must have basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets and bookkeeping software.

Education

Employers generally require bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks to have some postsecondary education, particularly coursework in accounting. However, some candidates can be hired with just a high school diploma.

Training

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks usually get on-the-job training. Under the guidance of a supervisor or another experienced employee, new clerks learn how to do their tasks, including double-entry bookkeeping. In double-entry bookkeeping, each transaction is entered twice, once as a debit (cost) and once as a credit (income), to ensure that all accounts are balanced.

Some formal classroom training also may be necessary, such as training in specialized computer software. This on-the-job training typically takes around 6 months.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Some bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks become certified. For those who do not have postsecondary education, certification is a particularly useful way to gain expertise in the field. The Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation, awarded by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, shows that those who have earned it have the skills and knowledge needed to carry out all bookkeeping tasks, including overseeing payroll and balancing accounts, according to accepted accounting procedures.

For certification, candidates must have at least 2 years of full-time bookkeeping experience or equivalent part-time work, pass a four-part exam, and adhere to a code of ethics.

The National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers also offers certification. The Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Examination is an online test with 50 multiple-choice questions. Test takers must answer 75 percent of the questions correctly to pass the exam.

Advancement

With appropriate experience and education, some bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks may become accountants or auditors.

Important Qualities

Computer skills. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need to be comfortable using computer spreadsheets and bookkeeping software.

Detail oriented. These clerks are responsible for producing accurate financial records. They must pay attention to detail in order to avoid making errors and recognize errors that others have made.

Integrity. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks have control of an organization’s financial documentation, which they must use properly and keep confidential. It is vital that they keep records transparent and guard against misappropriating an organization’s funds.

Math skills. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks deal with numbers daily and should be comfortable with basic arithmetic.

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Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst Career Paths

Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst
Senior Accountant
Accounting Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Accountant Accounting Manager
Assistant Controller
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Accountant Accounting Manager Controller
Corporate Controller
12 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Manager Accounting Manager Finance Manager
Senior Finance Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Manager Controller
Accounting Director
11 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Manager Assistant Controller Controller
Finance Controller
9 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager Collections Manager Office Manager
Accountant And Office Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager Collections Manager
Credit And Collection Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager Collections Manager Finance Manager
Assistant Director Of Finance
7 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Supervisor Office Manager
Accounts Payable Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Supervisor Office Manager Finance Manager
Manager Finance Planning And Analysis
8 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Supervisor Credit Manager
Collections Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Senior Finance Analyst
Plant Controller
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Finance Analyst Accounting Supervisor
Senior Accounting Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Finance Analyst Assistant Controller
Comptroller
6 Yearsyrs
Assistant Manager Assistant Branch Manager
Credit Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Assistant Manager Assistant Office Manager Accountant And Office Manager
Account Human Resources Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Assistant Manager Assistant Office Manager Accounts Payable Manager
Account Operations Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Analyst Manager Finance Planning And Analysis Manager-Finance Systems
Manager, Accounting Operations
7 Yearsyrs
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Analyst 3.6%
Controller 2.9%
Accountant 2.5%

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Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst Demographics

Gender

Female

57.8%

Male

28.5%

Unknown

13.7%
Ethnicity

White

58.7%

Hispanic or Latino

16.5%

Black or African American

12.0%

Asian

8.7%

Unknown

4.1%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0%

Portuguese

7.1%

Chinese

7.1%

French

7.1%

Russian

7.1%

Bengali

7.1%

Mandarin

7.1%

Hindi

7.1%
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Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

32.1%

Liberty University

9.0%

Strayer University

9.0%

University of Houston

5.1%

Kaplan University

3.8%

Grand Canyon University

3.8%

More Tech Institute

3.8%

Ramapo College of New Jersey

2.6%

Western Illinois University

2.6%

University of Massachusetts - Boston

2.6%

Saint John's University - New York

2.6%

Temple University

2.6%

Franklin University

2.6%

Texas Tech University

2.6%

East Central University

2.6%

Inver Hills Community College

2.6%

Excelsior College

2.6%

Eastfield College

2.6%

Kent State University

2.6%

DePaul University

2.6%
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Majors

Business

33.6%

Accounting

29.8%

Finance

9.0%

Management

2.8%

Psychology

2.8%

Economics

2.8%

Education

2.8%

Human Resources Management

2.1%

Marketing

2.1%

Health Care Administration

2.1%

English

1.4%

History

1.4%

Criminal Justice

1.4%

Computer Information Systems

1.0%

Information Technology

1.0%

Nursing

1.0%

Communication

1.0%

International Business

0.7%

General Education, Specific Areas

0.7%

Management Science

0.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

45.7%

Other

17.9%

Masters

17.0%

Associate

12.6%

Certificate

5.3%

Diploma

1.2%

License

0.3%
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Top Skills for A Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

  1. Financial Statements
  2. Customer Service
  3. A/R
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Analyzed financial condition of existing and prospective customers, including detail review of company financial statements.
  • Prepared briefs for filing judgments once accounts were litigated effectively collected while maintaining and extending customer service.
  • Contributed support and expertise in accounts receivable (A/R), collections, team leadership and account / client management.
  • Developed and processed procedures for evaluating customer financial settings and changing credit lines/limits and credit holds.
  • Subject Matter Expert on reconciliation of annual external/internal General Ledger Supplier revenue audits.

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