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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Aug 22, 2022, Full time

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Who We Are

We’re Dealer Tire, a family-owned, international distributor of tires and parts established in 1918 in Cleveland, OH. We’re laser focused on helping the world’s largest and most trusted auto manufacturers grow their tire business—in fact, we’ve sold more than 60 million tires to date. We’re a thriving company, and we’re looking for driven individuals to join our team. That’s where you come in!

As an Accounts Receivable Specialist, your essential job functions will include the following:

OEM Processing

  • Perform daily EDI reconciliation for assigned OEMs.
  • Apply customer payments and research discrepancies.
  • Prepare weekly credit spreadsheets in support of OEMs.
  • Research and report on orders of various statuses.


Off Program Processing and Collections

  • Conduct collection efforts in a timely manner on assigned accounts.
  • Log, scan and deposit live checks.
  • Process and reconcile daily lockbox and credit card payments.
  • Perform customer support activities including the establishment of credit limits, releasing held orders and processing warranty/customer account payouts.
  • Communicate with customers regarding past due balances.
  • Assist customers with invoice requests and discrepancy resolution.
  • Administer employee, scrap, freight and service billing.


Facilitation of Credits, Cancellations and Order Adjustments

  • Daily verification, processing and tracking of credit return transactions within required deadlines and contractual obligations.
  • Process cancellations and adjustments to Sales orders as requested.
  • Process returned goods authorizations and coordinate returned goods with freight carriers.
  • Process call tags and freight claims.


Address Book Maintenance

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely set up of new OEM Programs Dealer Groups, new suppliers and associates.
  • Coordinate with functional areas to obtain complete information regarding new customer set ups.
  • Assist Accounts Receivable Manager with determining optimal address book set ups for new customers.
  • Complete testing to ensure new customer setups function as required.
  • Serve as a backup for address book set-ups, updates and upload functions.
  • Understand and be able to articulate the impact of changes/modification to the JDE Address Book.
  • Complete all updates in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Invoice validation for assigned suppliers.
  • Perform miscellaneous invoicing for OEMs (e.g. offshore freight).
  • Backup for returned goods authorization processing.

General Duties

  • Assist other AR associates as needed.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Work independently and manage one's own time.
  • Participate on projects as assigned.


  • Prepare monthly aging of receivables report and comments for management review as assigned.

Other Duties as Assigned

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
  • Strong communicator and team player with a focus towards customer service.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • JDE (JD Edwards) experience a plus.

Competencies Required

  • Attention to Detail
  • Results Orientation
  • Customer Focus
  • Learning Agility
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Functional Expertise
  • Agility
  • Initiative

Physical Job Requirements

  • Continuous viewing from and inputting data to a computer screen.
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Travel as necessary (<10%).

Drug Policy

  • Dealer Tire is a drug-free environment. All applicants being considered for employment must pass a pre-employment drug screening before beginning work.

Why Dealer Tire: An amazing opportunity to join a growing organization, built on the efforts of hard working, innovative, and team-oriented people. We offer a competitive salary + bonus, and a comprehensive benefit package including: paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and 401k matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of employee contribution). 

EOE Statement: Dealer Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act*), or any other legally protected status, with respect to employment opportunities. 

*ADA Disclosure: Any candidate who feels that they may need an accommodation to complete this application, or any portions of same, based on the impact of a disability should contact Dealer Tire’s Human Resources Department to discuss your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us at or via phone at 833-483-8232.

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