Accounts Receivable Associate

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Year: 2019




The Bertelsmann Accounting Services, operating through Penguin Random House LLC.  is seeking an Accounts Receivable Associate to join their team.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the daily on-line process of obtaining bank deposit reports, updating & distribution of the cash receipts spreadsheet reports
  • Daily reconciling and handling of credit card entries, chargeback’s and payments
  • Daily review and research of wire receipts for posting and clearing
  • Daily deposit of checks received in Westminster via scanning software
  • Responsible for phone/email contact to customer regarding remit information
  • Weekly review and researching of cash reports
  • Review and enter data file billings via systematic upload
  • E-mails to New York contacts regarding coding of manual entries or inquiries
  • Reviews and balances General and Subsidiary ledger accounts for accuracy
  • Handles in-house inquires by phone, email, or in person
  • Prepare refunds to customers & maintains refund reports/backup
  • Maintains monthly refund total spreadsheet for general ledger balancing
  • Process remit files (excel, text & EDI) for uploading into the SAP system
  • Assists with projects as needed
  • May perform other related duties



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of accounting courses/classes

Professional experience / competencies / traits:


  • 1-3 Years accounting experience
  • Basic Excel Skills – 75% or higher
  • Strong math, computer and analytical skills
  • PC Proficiency to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to set priorities and manage daily workflow
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to effectively advise management of problems/issues





Bertelsmann is building a global network of Accounting Shared Service Centers (ASSC) to bundle and standardize the Group's accounting processes. This includes Accounting Shared Service Centers at existing Bertelsmann locations in core European countries, North America and China. Become part of the Shared Service Center organization at our Westminster (MD) location. We look forward to your application for this exciting and varied job at one of the world's largest media corporations.

Join us in shaping the world of media, services and education. We offer business challenges and exciting projects in attractive work environments, as well as individual career and development opportunities. Bertelsmann operates in some 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds.

Bertelsmann Accounting Services values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC - Bertelsmann Accounting Services North America 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Maryland 

City: Westminster 

Postal Code: 21157 

Job ID: 30320


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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