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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Company: Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation
Location: Kennesaw
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Kennesaw, GA, USA

Req #1975

Thursday, January 12, 2023

See yourself at Odyssey.

Join the team as our new Accounts Receivable Clerk.

Who We Are & Why We're Hiring:

Odyssey FAK Managed Services (CTS) Capital Transportation Solutions LLC (CTS), a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey), safely and efficiently handles over one million shipments annually for a diverse customer base of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, freight forwarders and intermediaries across all industry categories. FAK stands for "Freight All Kinds".

Based in vibrant Kennesaw, GA, Odyssey is on a journey to constantly innovate logistics. We're actively recruiting for this key, high profile role in the company because we have experienced tremendous growth and would love for you to join us!

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About the Job:

The primary duty of the Accounts Receivable Clerk is to collect past due payments from customers and carriers and to proactively work towards preventing late payments from customers and carriers.The Accounts Receivable Clerk will keep communications open with all related departments at CTS to resolve any issues discovered in the collections process.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Work closely with Carrier Payables and Audit to monitor and maintain customer accounts and minimize the Days Sales Outstanding.

  • Communicate with customers or carriers, as deemed necessary, and helping research customer/carrier inquiries.

  • Monitor systems for customers who have not paid within terms or short paid invoices; make phone calls and send out necessary notices. Work with customer to have payments expedited.

  • Prepare and send customer statements on a regular basis, dependent on delinquency.

  • Maintain quality relationship with Cash Applications to assure that payments are applied properly and reports always have the most current information.

  • Escalate any issues to the appropriate departments within CTS for resolution.

  • Work with internal teams to resolve any issues discovered during the collections process.

  • Work with Brokerage team to coordinate productive collections method for this strategic group of customers.

  • Create and maintain a master aging with details of short payments, collection efforts to be reviewed monthly with Accounting Manager.

  • Recommend to Accounting Manager accounts to be turned over to collections or written off.


    We recognize not all applicants have every skill or qualification to match a job description exactly. Odyssey values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets most required qualifications to apply. While having "desired" qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!


    • High school diploma or GED is required.

    • 6+ months of accounting experience is required.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel with ability to use VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables.


      • Experience in collections.


        This is an in-office role based in Kennesaw, GA.

        Approximately 0% travel is anticipated.

        Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

        Other details

        Job Family

        Finance & Accounting

        Pay Type


        Travel Required


        Travel %


        Required Education

        High School

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        • Kennesaw, GA, USA

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