Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: Tampa, FL, USA



Mission of the Role:

We are looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be a critical team member and early employee, participating in building a highly scalable, best-in-class finance organization as a key partner with the Apex Accounting Team.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist must have superior organization and communication skills, while maintaining strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. He / she will have primary ownership of the Retail Accounts Receivable function; including applying cash from retail customers to the proper region and customer invoice, ensuring cash is applied entered timely, and paid within retail terms. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will also be highly involved in the year-end audit process by providing support as requested. This opportunity offers high visibility in a rapidly growing company and the successful candidate must show great initiative and have the ability to work with limited supervision.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for executing the Retail Accounts Receivable transactional function, specifically for the Home Depot transactions. This position will report directly to the Apex Accounting Manager, and interact with the Regional Accounting Teams relating to the Retail Accounts Receivable function.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and establish relationships with retail customer (Home Depot, Costco, etc.)
  • Responsible for reconciling and applying the cash payments received from the retail customer to the unpaid jobs completed throughout the network participating in the retail program.
  • Ensure that the payments received from the retail customer are inline with the agreed upon contract.
  • Match the cash receipts received with net balance owed for accuracy
  • Reconcile retail cash receipts daily
  • Communicated with retail customer of any discrepancies noted with cash receipts compared to open job balances
  • Complete reports and update Regional Accounting Team on status of Retail Accounts Receivable balances
  • Monitor the payment status of completed jobs and follow-up as necessary
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Work with the Apex Accounting Manager and Regional Controllers to close out month end
  • Assists others on the accounting team and give guidance/help where needed
  • Communicates any key issues with management
  • Works with the team to automate processes, establish controls and produce financial statements in accordance with accounting policies
  • Support team with key strategic and process improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to the team culture and effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • 4+ years of prior Accounts Receivable related experience
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or a related field a plus
  • Experience as a billing specialist, accounts receivable and collections experience

Personal Characteristics:
  • Excellent communicator – written and oral
  • Resourceful – figures out how to achieve results creatively with finite resources
  • Stellar time management and organizational skills
  • Works collaboratively and energetically
  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards
  • Self-aware, accepting, honest, open, and respectful of others
  • An undying commitment to personal growth and development
  • Able to operate effectively even when information may be incomplete or limited
  • Extreme formatting, organization and priority setting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and teamwork
  • Positive attitude, team player
  • Highly motivated, comfortable working independently
  • High energy, ownership of work product and dedication to driving results


Location: Tampa, FL

Compensation: Competitive

Other Benefits: medical, dental and vision coverage, competitive PTO, sick days, and holidays, 401k matching



Accounts Receivable Specialist

Tampa, Florida US