AR Specialist

Finance Chicago, Illinois


About Us

At Genuine Cable Group (GCG), we are a leading North American distributor of wire, cable and connectivity solutions. GCG consists of six premier brands; SeacoastCobra Wire & CableElectro WireConnect-AirCPS Broadband and most recently, EmpireAt GCG We Make Connections Possible!

Job Description

The AR Specialist is responsible for daily cash application, reconciling payments, researching and resolving discrepancies and collections.  The ideal candidate must possess a strong attention to detail, excellent research skills and good communication.


  • Post customer checks, electronic payments and credit card transactions in a quick, accurate manner
  • Conduct research and resolve payment discrepancies
  • Perform system adjustments
  • Communicate discrepancies directly to internal and external customers
  • Monitor the on-account cash report
  • Enter billing through customer web-based portal
  • Process customer billing and statements
  • Initiate collections on past due accounts
  • Maintain detailed transaction records for audit
  • Additional responsibilities as required by manager


  • Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in cash applications & accounts receivable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail; achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Oracle experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills including MS Excel and Word
Core Competencies
  • Builds strong partnerships with Customers and Suppliers
  • Collaborates effectively across departments
  • Demonstrates agility and commitment when responding to customer needs
  • Focuses on continuous improvement
  • Acts with integrity in all areas of our work
  • Values people equally