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Accounts Receivable Specialist I

Company: Lakeshore Learning Materials, LLC
Location: Carson
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

At Lakeshore, we create innovative learning materials and world-class guest experiences for teachers, parents and children. Since 1954, we've grown into a global community-with a thriving e-commerce business, multiple catalogs, 60+ retail stores, a peerless national sales force, plus international offices that support our preeminent supply chain division. But today we're working better, smarter and faster than ever-and setting our sights even higher. We're building an infrastructure designed for scalability, embracing data-driven decision-making and using technology to improve efficiency and ensure the best tools for the best work. Most importantly, we continue to invest in a diverse team of inquisitive top talent who fuel each other's passions and curiosity, take risks, try new things and believe that every new day brings opportunities for growth.

Job Description

Got a knack for numbers and looking to get your foot in the door of a great company? Rapid growth and many strategic initiatives make it a great time to join our Accounts Receivable team! As a full-time A/R Specialist I at our Carson headquarters, you will provide key operational support to our expanding Accounting division, and you will also get the inside view of how a multimillion-dollar company functions day to day. As you work on our Accounts Receivable team, you will rely on your great people and problem-solving skills, superb attention to detail and ability to excel under tight deadlines. If you possess these skills and know your way around Microsoft Excel and Outlook, then let's talk. And we're here to help you succeed-Lakeshore recently earned its Great Place to Work Certification and is proud to put its associates first.

A day in the office looks like this:
Posting daily payments including checks, wires and EDI/ACH credit transfers to customer accounts.
Processing customer credit card payments
Processing customer refunds for multiple payment methods.
Participating in special department projects/initiatives as directed
Providing operational support to multiple internal Accounting teams
Ensuring that all internal and external customers receive top-notch service
Jumping into time-sensitive projects wherever needed
Showing flexibility and a willingness to learn


Got the skills and experience? Here's what we're looking for:
0-1 years experience in an Accounts Receivable or similar department
Experience with ERP software, SAP preferred
Lockbox experience preferred
Strong data entry/10-key skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
Self-motivation and organization, with a demonstrated ability to proactively manage and prioritize multiple competing projects simultaneously
Professional written and verbal communication
Get-it-done mindset and ability to handle high volume of customer payments
Ability to work on-site at our Carson office

Additional Information

And here's our end of the bargain!
Hourly: $18 - $20 with an annual bonus of up to 10%
Excellent medical/dental and vision coverage-EPO, PPO and HSA
401(k) retirement plan with company contribution (because you will retire someday)
Flexible benefits-choose what you like, ignore the rest
On-site preschool for our employees' children
On-site employee gym for all levels/fitness needs
Generous employee discount on products that make you smarter
Casual dress...and we really mean it

At Lakeshore, we know our diversity makes us stronger, and when everyone feels included and valued, we all win. We strive to embrace our differences and create an intentionally diverse and inclusive community that is representative of the teachers, families and children we serve.

We know we couldn't do the extraordinary things we're doing without the people on our team. Thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of this spectacular group, Lakeshore is more than a great place to work-it's a great experience to be part of. Day in and day out, we give everything we've got to create products that instill a sense of wonder and foster a true love of learning. To help maintain this high bar for success, we're constantly on the lookout for people to join us. So if you're a down-to-earth professional who shares our desire for making a difference, we'd love to hear from you.

To learn more about Lakeshore, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
People are selected to become members of the Lakeshore family based on skill, merit and mind-boggling talent-not based on race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, domestic partnership status, military status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, alienage, AIDS or AIDS-related complex status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If things aren't equal, we all lose.

To learn about how we collect and use Applicant information, please visit our Employee/Applicant Privacy Policy. INDRLL10

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