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Cash Application Sepcialist

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Date: 18-Jan-2022

Location: NY, US

Company: Purolator

Open up to the Possibilities!

Working at Purolator International, Inc. is more than a job.  It's an opportunity to be part of a winning team and to contribute to the success of our growing company.  Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada's largest integrated freight and parcel solutions company with over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide.  We are the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the United States and Canada.  This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Purolator International is rapidly expanding throughout the United States and seeking talented individuals to join our team.  Are you open to the possibilities?


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, 1 hour lunch


Location: Ideally this position is placed in our Jericho NY office headquarters, but we are open to other locations for internal employees interested in transitioning. 



The Cash Application Specialist will be responsible for performing cash applications functions. This is a highly productive team with a heavy workload due to data and volume.  Familiarity with a heavy workload and fast pace work is preferred.


In Order To Be Considered

  • Heavy Cash application experience (familiarity with very heavy volumes)
  • Experience in manually auditing payments applied by customer to ensure accuracy
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel; must have experience performing pivot tables and V-look up
  • Experience using Excel data manipulation tools/functions to manually find discrepant information
  • Working with banks
  • Credit card processing experience
  • Must be able to prioritize effectively, multi-task, detailed oriented manage daily workload and complete tasks on time with minimal to no errors.
  • Must be familiar with a heavy workload and ability to multi-task and prioritize throughout the day


Job Functions

  • Post all cash and wires that have status of un-applied, on-account or partially applied daily
  • Post cash and wire transfers received from parent company
  • Document short pay reasons and enter issue into collection notes application
  • Process offsets and refunds with proper approvals
  • Manage organized filing of all reports and scan daily posting batches
  • Run daily bank and related lock box reports
  • Balance Purolator’s system reports to daily bank reports
  • Maintain cash application metrics report
  • Research missing checks that have not been applied to customer accounts
  • Respond to all field requests for check copies, wire remittance, balance issues etc.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Run and manipulate reports as required
  • Credit Card processing
  • Month end close
  • Assist others as required; and training as needed


Experience and Requirements

  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience  
  • 2- 5 years’ relevant experience performing cash applications
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills; ideally experience performing pivot tables and V-look up
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced work environment required 
  • Ability to engage in creative problem solving and effectively adaptability to changes in processes and methodologies
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently under limited supervision
  • Freight forwarding experience a plus 



Posting Number: 53084   
Hours of Work: 8:30 am to 5 pm with 1 hour lunch  
Job Code: 907  
Location: HQ Two Jericho Plaza, Suite 204  
Reports to: Collections & Cash Application Supervisor
Working Conditions: Office Environment  


Purolator International, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package to employees and their families, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs (80%+ paid by Employer)
  • 401k with up to 6% Employer Company Match
  • Employer Funded Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Disability/Income Protection
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employer Funded Health Savings Account (H.S.A)
  • Paid Time Off (Total of 21 days)


Purolator International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Purolator International, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.


Purolator International depends on our communities for public and business services that are critical to our success. We strive to always give back to the communities we belong to. A key component of the Purolator International’s culture is making valuable and charitable contributions as a company, regionally and as individuals. 

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

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