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Accounts Receivable Representative - Bilingual

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

EBSCO Information Services is seeking to employ a team member in Birmingham, Alabama to provide financial customer services to primarily French-speaking library customers in Canada.

Responsibilities include collections, cash management, processing payments, posting payments, balancing, reconciliations, customized reporting and maintaining customer master records related to billing, invoicing and tax.


This team member will join collaborative efforts with EBSCO offices around the world via phone and email to fulfill business needs related to accounting and budgeting.

The ideal team member will exhibit excellent data entry and computer skills, superior open communication and people skills. The team member must possess the ability to analyze complex information and use common sense and logic together with training and experience to take a disciplined, fact-based approach to making decisions. 

This team member must have a positive attitude, be customer-focused, adapt quickly and pleasantly to change, challenge self and others to improve continuously, and will work well under pressure in a team environment. This person must be organized and have the ability to deliver results in a complex, fast-changing environment.


All EBSCO team members are expected to be professional, collaborative, respectful, and trustworthy.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in French & English
  • HS diploma or equivalent 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook and Word or similar applications 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience in accounts receivable or accounting
  • 2 years experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Business-to-business collections or customer service experience
  • Experience using SAP accounting software
  • Experience with multiple currencies and exchange rates
  • High school, college, or other courses in accounting or finance
  • Spanish language skills


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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