Element Materials Technology

Accounts Receivable Representative

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield


Element has an opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Representative. In this role you will be responsible for the primary support of cash application.  This position will be a critical in the posting of all incoming checks / ACH / remote deposits / wires to the appropriate customer accounts for all labs assigned.  This will include the investigation and resolution of all incoming monies, obtaining remit advices from the global remit sites, and pulling down previous day  banking  activity from the cash pro sites.


The Accounts Receivable Representative may be responsible for invoicing for each laboratory that is assigned.  This position will also be responsible for the posting of invoices on customer portals and following up on whether they have been accepted and taking appropriate measures to correct any issues.



  • Cash application, daily expectations and run previous day banking for assigned labs
  • Pull down global remit advices as needed and post all transactions from the previous day
  • Communicate to supervisor status of payment posting and any issues with completing daily posting
  • All sales journals will be posted the same day that they are created and any sales journals that are not closed out by end of day need to be explained in end of day email to supervisor
  • Invoices should be posted by lab in the morning and again before the end of the day every day
  • Constant interaction with Collections staff regarding issue investigation and resolution

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in multi-site / location accounts receivable (or 1 year experience and college degree, preferably with accounting or accounting related major)
  • Ability to read and interpret accounting related documents.
  • Ability to effectively communicate inside organization (manager, peers, members of team) as well as externally (customers)
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as invoice amounts, bank statements and cash balances and apply concepts of basic math
  • Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of accounting and financial principles
  • Demonstrated problem resolution skills and attention to detail is critical
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Excellent analytical skills and working knowledge of accounts receivable / cash application processes
  • Demonstrated problem resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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