Accounts Receivable Specialist

Become an Accounts Receivable Specialist

Advance Your Accounting Career

Accounts Receivable Specialists have a vital place in an organization’s finance department. By managing and processing incoming payments from an organization’s clients, Accounts Receivable Specialists ensure revenue makes it to the bank.

If you take on this role, you’ll also help your employer maintain a favorable financial position by tracking budgets, monitoring company credit accounts, establishing customer payment plans, and confirming information accuracy in databases and spreadsheets.

The Accounting Academy program explains how to work with bookkeeping databases, communicate effectively with customers to collect payments and create balance sheets and reports to document company finances.

If you enjoy numbers and details and have strong communication and project management skills, an Accounts Receivable Specialist role is a fulfilling way to continue your accounting career.

A few details about the course content:

Accounts Receivable Skills You’ll Learn

  • Process incoming payments to comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Reconcile accounts receivable ledgers to record and post all payments correctly
  • Create financial statements and reports showing the status of accounts receivable
  • Review ledgers for accuracy: billing addresses, invoice numbers, client contact details
  • Start and manage the collections process for past-due accounts
  • Communicate with customers about billing issues or questions
  • Use bookkeeping software to identify past due accounts and report payments
Accounts Receivable Specialist

What to Expect at The Accounting Academy


16 weeks/288 hours total


Mornings: 8:30am to 2:30pm Tuesday-Thursday
Evenings: 5pm to 9:30pm Monday – Thursday


Onsite Instructor-Led Instruction

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