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A/R Clerk - 2533 in Houston, TX at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 9/10/2017

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Job Description

SUMMARY:  To serve as the primary source of A/R cash receipts and posting, commission reports, and inter-company balancing of all cash received with Westlake to tie to appropriate bank account.


  • Post cash from Lockbox and Operating account (Daily)
  • Deliver checks to Treasury for daily deposits (Daily)
  • Create journal entries to make adjustments or corrections to cash accounts (As Required)
  • Validate all Company codes balance to Westlake sweeps (Bi-Monthly)
  • Pull commission reports for prior week’s cash posting period (Weekly)
  • Commission back up mailed to sales agencies (Weekly)
  • Perform commission research on invoices with concerns (As Requested)
  • Work with Credit Analyst and outside customers to identify and reconcile unapplied receipts 
  • Work with Credit Analyst to apply offsetting debit \ credit memos to A\R ledger (As Requested)
  • Provide backup support for other A\R Clerks & bank accounts when needed
  • Other responsibilities as directed by Credit Management (Daily)


  • SAP 4.6 or My SAP experience,  two plus years of experience in cash applications, or financial institutions, previous multi-currency trade experience, strong written and verbal skills, Microsoft excel and word experience, the ability to interact effectively with all levels


  • BA/BS in finance, accounting or business administration preferred and \ or related work experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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