Atlas offers a wide range of instruments and systems that simulate the environmental parameters of sunlight, temperature and moisture in the form of rain, dew and humidity. These parameters are controlled to replicate actual end use conditions. Weathering chambers incorporate light sources ranging from carbon arc to xenon; metal halide to UV fluorescent lamps. Corrosion chambers simulating marine or corrosive environments are also available. Typical applications can be found in a variety of industries; automotive, paints and coatings, food and beverage, plastics and polymers, paper and packaging, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, textiles, and solar. Additionally, Atlas offers a global network of commercial accelerated and outdoor testing sites providing weathering test services for all industries.
-Handle phone inquiries and prepare written correspondence on past due or problem accounts. Initiate phone contact with customer for Collection of account, mails or e-mails the monthly statements.
-Manage the overall collections effort for A/R working closely with Atlas customer facing team members when necessary.
-Creates tools to analyze and report progress on reducing past due receivables on a weekly/monthly basis while working closely with Atlas customer facing contacts to increase cash collected.
-Responsible for monthly journal entry posting related to various topics.
-Responsible for receiving and recording cash, credit memos, commissions and sales adjustments into the Atlas ERP system for processing and record keeping and ensuring the accuracy of the Atlas General Ledger.
-Minimize credit risk by performing credit checks and approvals including sales orders with potential credit problems. Processes the authorization and settlement for all customer invoices paid through credit cards.
-Responsible for establishing and maintaining credit lines for any new or existing Atlas customers utilizing credit and bank reference tools
-Prepare special and regular reports which involve computing, posting, or verifying various items or details from original sources.
-Position also provides back-up relief to the department, primarily in A/P and general accounting, and assists in the opening/sorting of company mail on a daily basis as well as other clerical duties as assigned.
Minimum Years of Work Experience: Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills: Previous experience in a position that involved working with collections and or in the accounting department.
Collections of outstanding accounts receivable and AR issue resolution, and handling of customer account requests; demonstrated understanding of key collections metrics
Preparation and posting of journal entries
Analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
Act as a backup for daily cash reporting
Assist with special projects as needed
Quarterly sox documentation, testing and compilation
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, in particular Excel and other computer-based analytical tools to mine, organize, sort, and interpret data.