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SweetWorks Confections, LLC Accounts Receivable Specialist in Buffalo, New York

Our Company:

SweetWorks Confections' mission is to provide bits and bites of happiness to our customers and the community. Our iconic brands, including Buffalo's beloved Niagara by Frey Premium Chocolate and Sixlets have delighted customers in over 30 countries on 5 continents for decades.

We're passionate about our social responsibility, and our dedication to the Buffalo region runs deep. Niagara chocolate has been a part of the Western New York community for over 60 years. Last year, our fundraising programs helped local schools and organizations raise over $2.5 million to support their individual causes. Simply put, we love our city, and are proud to be part of its renaissance.

Your Opportunity:

As our new Accounts Receivable Specialist, you will report to our Corporate Controller, and be part of a close-knit team to collect on outstanding balances and make recommendations on credit. Every day is a new challenge where you'll aim to make the team, company, and community better.

A Day In the Life:

  • You will handle our cash application process by applying incoming payments to domestic and international accounts.

  • You will contact customers regarding overdue accounts to negotiate payments.

  • You will make recommendations on requests for credit by analyzing credit applications, references, and credit bureau reports.

  • You will monitor the collection and payment status of existing customers and administer credit holds.

Requirements for this position include:

  • You have a high school diploma. Associate Degree in Accounting or a related field preferred.

  • You have 3-5 years of accounts receivable experience and familiarity with collecting on commercial accounts.Experience in manufacturing preferred.

  • You are proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

  • You have strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • You love chocolate (not required, but it helps!)

Perks:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k matching

  • Dress for Your Day

  • Half-day Fridays during the summer and holiday season

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • A subscription to LinkedIn Learning

  • All the chocolate!

SweetWorks Confections is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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