The average salary for an Accounts Receivable Specialist in Australia is AU$58,274.
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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Specialist
Accounts receivable specialists have many different roles which revolve around collecting information on both customer and company accounts. They also ensure that company policies pertaining to spending money are adhered to and determine which accounts should be referred to a collection agency. A high school diploma is a minimum requirement for this position, and college credits in mathematics and business-related subjects are highly beneficial. At least two years of accounting experience in an…Read more
Accounts Receivable Specialist Tasks
- Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
- Prepare statements to credit department if customer fails to respond.
- Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.
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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Specialist
Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Billing, Bill Collections, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Receivable.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Specialist
An early career Accounts Receivable Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,060 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Receivable Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,645 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,677 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$56,498.
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Employees with Accounts Receivable Specialist in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.2% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.0% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (9.0% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.8% less).
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