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Accounts Receivable Deduction Specialist

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Location: Massillon, OH, United States
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Shearer's is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer, and distributor of quality snack foods sold under private labels across the nation. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name! We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at

Accounts Receivable Deduction Specialist

Massillon, Ohio


Shearer's Foods is currently seeking an energetic, articulate, self-motivated, individual with a "can do" attitude to join a fast paced Corporate & Accounting Treasury team as an Accounts Receivable Deduction Specialist.

Your seat at the table

  • Research and analyze assigned customer deductions for product shortages, damages, pricing discrepancies, customer incentives, or other deductions taken by customers and collaborate with customer service, distribution, and the commercial team to resolve in a timely manner.
  • Analyze and verify the validity of deductions by obtaining and reviewing documentation from customers to identify root causes and trends.
  • Able to problem solve, think independently, and be persistent in bringing issues to conclusions to dispute deductions timely in customer portals.
  • Review/analyze assigned deductions in the High Radius Deduction Management module in a timely manner including clearing batches in ERP upon proper approval.
  • Reconcile and apply cash activities in the High Radius Cash Application module against daily banking.
  • Research and assist with collection activities with focus on department goals for Days Sales Outstanding.
  • Prepare invoices, reconciliations, and other accounting statements and reports.
  • Convey a strong sense of urgency to complete assigned duties timely and accurately.
  • Communicate appropriate information clearly and effectively to supervisor, other team members, departments, and external parties.
  • Demonstrate the ability to actively listen, learn and take ownership of tasks assigned and complete non-standard requests or projects with minimal supervision.
  • Function efficiently in a team environment, working independently as well as alongside others to accomplish tasks.
  • Apply learnings from past experiences, coaching, and feedback to grow and develop.

What you bring to the table

  • Associates degree in accounting or business required.
  • Three to five years accounts receivable experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment that also includes deduction analysis.
  • Must have strong attention to detail with high accuracy and a solid understanding of accounts receivable procedures.
  • High Radius Cash and Deduction Management Modules experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Strong communication, problem solving analytical, and customer service skills required.
  • Excel intermediate and exceptional organization skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate in a team environment.

100 Lincoln Way East Massillon, Ohio 44646

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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To all recruitment agencies: Shearer's Snacks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. Shearer's is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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