Accounts Receivable Associate

Embarcadero Media, the local news company of Silicon Valley, seeks an experienced accounts receivable associate to manage client invoicing, payments and collections. As the accounts receivable associate you will play a key role in Embarcadero's business operations, communicating with our advertisers, working with our sales team to resolve billing questions and aiding our accounting staff.

This role is part-time (approx. 30 hours/week) at our offices in Palo Alto, Calif with flexible hours available.

The ideal candidate will have at least an associate's degree in accounting or 2-3 years experience in a bookkeeping role and be comfortable with customer relationship management or accounting software. Knowledge of the newspaper or advertising industries is a plus.

We encourage college students, recent graduates and those returning to the workforce to apply.

To apply, please send a single-page cover letter and resume to pbeller [at] embarcaderopublishing.com.

Primary job responsibilities--Accounts Receivable Associate:

Issue monthly invoices to advertising clients, respond to client questions regarding account status.

Apply payments to customer accounts including daily cash deposits and credit card transactions.

Assist in credit and collections procedures including maintenance of account aging reports and communication with senior management regarding past-due balances.

Assist sales reps in resolving billing and scheduling questions and help with account entry maintenance in our billing system.

Assist accounting staff in month-end closing procedures and other A/R-related tasks as they arise.

Embarcadero is a team-oriented, client-centric organization that thrives on cooperation and a positive attitude. As the publishers of record of local news we take seriously our responsibility to the communities we serve and seek to hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct, whether dealing with readers or advertisers.