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Account Receivable Specialistat CDW Careers

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May 11, 2022
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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The Accounts Receivable Specialist I manages a portfolio of accounts receivable. The AR Specialist ensures that CDW customers are paying invoices in a timely manner while preserving our customer relationships and supporting the Sales Department. This role engages with appropriate levels of internal and external management to resolve departmental issues as required. This role will also take on special projects, as assigned, in support of departmental goals.



Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Consistently drives for results to meet organizational financial goals 
  • Proactively builds and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to resolve customer/partner issues 
  • Demonstrates initiative and forward thinking as the company continues its rapid expansion 
  • Continuously reviews top owing and past due accounts 
  • Analyzes and reconciles customer accounts 
  • Identifies accounts that need to be prioritized and escalated 
  • Contacts customers to resolve invoice concerns and ensures prompt payment 
  • Effectively navigate and utilize CDW’s AR system(s) on a consistent basis 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • 1 year of high volume Accounts Receivable/ Collections, OR 
  • 1 year of CDW experience 

Required Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills with critical attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree


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CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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