Pre-Employment Application

Accounts Receivable Clerk
Davenport, IA  52806

Barron Equipment Company, Inc., the leading material handling, and ergonomic equipment specialists are looking for self- motivated Accounts Receivable Clerk to join our close knit team. This multifaceted role will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, managing the receivable and billing process, and paying the sales tax. The right Accounts Receivable Clerk will have a minimum of 2 years administrative experience, has advanced Microsoft Office skills and has exceptional mathematical skills. This dynamic position will provide a multitude of career enhancing learning and professional growth opportunities.
We are a family oriented, relaxed, yet busy and growing company. We have created a warm, close culture through periodic potlucks, summer cookouts and maintaining daily positive rapport.
The ideal candidate will have a positive can-do attitude, professional verbal and written communication skills and make important decisions under pressure. This is an excellent opportunity to continue to cultivate your career with our collaborative and supportive environment.
To the qualified Accounts Receivable Clerk we offer:
  • $15.00 - $18.00 per hour
  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • 401K with company match
Barron Equipment Company is locally operated. Our locations in Davenport, Des Moines, and Waterloo service Iowa, Northwest Illinois, and Eastern Nebraska as an industry leader in material handling, ergonomic equipment, dock equipment, industrial and commercial overhead doors, and residential garage doors. Please see our website for more information: (

Duties and Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Clerk Include:
  • Manage incoming calls and distribute to employees and/or sales team
  • Run the daily invoice report for billing
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Posts payments received by check, cash, EFT & credit
  • Sets up new customers, includes sending out & keeping new customer packets
  • Keeps track of contracts, including Lien waivers, A/A documentation and retain age
  • Files taxes on a bi-monthly, monthly & quarterly basis for Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Missouri
  •  A comprehensive list of additional duties is provided during interview
Qualifications for Accounts Receivable Clerk Include:
  • Self-starter
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Accounting degree preferred
  • Careful multi-tasker
  • Highly organized


Please complete the following information.  Then press the "Submit Application" button at the bottom. You may attach a resume at the bottom of the page. We recommend that you attach an MS-Word document. You have 45 minutes to complete the application.

Mr. Ms.
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Street Address: *
Address 2:
City: *
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Phone 1: *
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E-mail Address: *

We may contact qualified applicants by phone. What is the best time to contact you? (Choose one)
8:30am - 11:30am
11:30am - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 5:30pm

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High School
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Provide the name of the institution from which you received your highest degree.

How many years of general accounting experience do you have?
0 - 1 year
2 - 3 years
4 - 6 years
7 years or more

Please check all of the accounting/office tasks that you have been responsible for completing:
Accounts payable
Dispatching and scheduling
Customer service calls
Accounts Receivable

When it comes to customer interactions do you have experience with the following:
Taking customer phone calls
Taking detailed and accurate notes regarding the customer call
Asking probing questions to uncover the customer needs
Directing the customer to the appropriate department or team member for assistance

List any accounting programs that you have used in the past.

Please rate your proficiency with Microsoft EXCEL:
Beginner (insert & format cells)
Intermediate (formulas & tables)
Advanced (pivot tables)
Expert (macros and all advanced functions)

You have five different projects on your desk at this time. What tools and methods do you use to keep them organized and prioritized?

I prefer a work environment where...
my job is always changing -- variety is the spice of life
my job has a rigid structure and steadiness to it
I have steady daily duties and get to handle a variety of projects over time
Regardless of variety of the work I can commit to completing a task without interruption before moving to the next project

Please share what do you hope to gain from this position aside from income:

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