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Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist - Houston Texans (Houston · TX)

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Accounting and Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Purchasing
The Houston Texans are committed to moving the organization in a new and innovative direction. WE RISE TOGETHER. This speaks to our energy, our drive, and our belief that we can elevate our performance no matter the obstacles. How we rise together will help to reignite not only our passions but those of our fans. It’s about our unwavering commit to each other and a recognition that we can win by working together, combining our passion and our talents. Together we will work to WIN EVERY DAY.


The Houston Texans are in a season of growth and are seeking an individual for the position of Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist.  
 
The Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist will be responsible for various duties within the Accounting department, primarily focusing on: 
  • Ensuring the company is billing and collecting on a timely basis for all entities (mainly consisting of Team, Foundation, and LSSE)
  • Posting customer payments and keeping track of cash receipts, while also following up on past due accounts
  • Providing weekly and monthly reporting to management and participating in monthly meetings to discuss payment status
  • Researching and resolving A/R discrepancies
  • Reconciling accounts, posting and balancing financial data in general ledger
  • Communicating effectively and maintaining a professional relationship with external and internal customers
 
Educational Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university, required.
  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of related experience in accounts receivable and collections, required.  
 
Skills Required: 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Strong working knowledge of various accounting software applications.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and ability to exhibit attention to detail and high degree of accuracy. 
  • Possess strong ability to work effectively under pressure and with deadlines.
  • Strong organization and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a high-energy environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain solid working relationships at all levels across the organization.   
  • Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work within designated deadlines. 
  • Ability and internal drive to demonstrate a winning attitude and a strong work ethic in the performance of all job responsibilities.
 
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Provide strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills in the development, implementation and reporting of business and financial plans. 
  • Primarily responsibilities are accounts receivable and collections; Other various accounting functions to include variances analysis, receivables, general ledger entries and reconciliations across all accounts.
  • Contribute to the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Preparation of financial and partnership statements, management reports, extensive analysis, and general and specific project auditing.
  • Review ancillary revenue transactions and prepare journal entries.
  • Perform various other tasks that may be assigned from time to time. 
  • Position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with departmental staff and other Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.
 
Travel Requirements: None.


Subject to reasonable accommodations, position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with other Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Title:  Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Department:  Accounting
Reports to:  Financial Planning and Analysis Manager 


 
Please note that while resumes of all candidates will be considered, as a way for the Texans organization to acknowledge and reciprocate the tremendous support given the Team by local fans and the local community in general, qualified candidates with permanent addresses in the Houston metropolitan and surrounding areas will be given first consideration whenever possible.
 
If your skills and experience match our available position requirements, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. Due to the volume of resumes received by the Houston Texans, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have Accounts Receivable/Collections experience?

  2. Describe 2-3 techniques that are necessary to provide good customer service in accounting.

  3. What accounting software have you used in the past and how would you describe your experience level with each module?

  4. What are your salary expectations for this role?

  5. Do you live in Houston, TX or the surrounding areas?

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