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AR Specialist for Cash Application

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services 

AR Specialist for Cash Application


An opportunity has arisen for an AR Specialist for Cash Application with Glanbia Business Services.  This is a non-exempt position based in our Aurora, IL office and will report to the Credit Controller.



AR Specialist for Cash Application is responsible for recording customer payments in appropriate accounts, identifying and resolving payment discrepancies, and working with Deductions/Collection Specialists. The working hours for this position are 8:30am-5:00pm M-F.


Key Elements of the Role


  • Accurately and timely posts lockbox checks, electric transfers and credit card payments to customer’s accounts.
  • Monitors and manages payment remittance advises provided by customers.
  • Investigates and resolves unknown payments in timely manner.
  • Runs bank and related lockbox statements to reconcile daily transactions.
  • Handles incoming live checks by recording and submitting for bank deposits.
  • Assists in the month end closing by ensuring all appropriate information is posted to AR within the allotted timeframe.
  • Cross-trains and fills in in the other areas within the department.
  • Performs other duties and assignments to support Glanbia group and management efforts


Qualifications / Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience in Accounts Receivable role in cash applications
  • SAP experience an advantage.
  • Experience in a shared services environment an advantage.
  • Proficient to Advanced Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team.
  • Must be proactive and flexible to work across other teams as required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.



  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.
  • Self-managing with the energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • Strong prioritizing skills with the ability to take on challenges as opportunities to find a better way.
  • An effective team member, who plays their role in achieving the company’s vision in line with our core values. 
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.


Our Purpose & Values

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago