Accounts Receivable Specialist – St. Cloud

1st Shift | Full-Time| St. Cloud


Are you looking for an opportunity to start something new or build your career somewhere rewarding? Then look no further! We are actively seeking a motivated Accounts Receivable Specialist to join our Finance team in our St. Cloud. Central McGowan is a leading, family-owned supplier of gases, supplies, equipment, service and more!


Our benefits include:

  • Competitive wages
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Annual Profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off (yes, even on your Birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Volunteer Time
  • Short term disability, term life, and ADD insurance
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee rewards and recognition events
  • Paid Training
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Endless career growth and opportunities

Position Overview

  • Process daily Accounts Receivable deposit.
  • Accurately apply incoming ACH, credit card, and check payments.
  • Process and maintain unapplied payments as necessary.
  • Prepare daily deposit for the bank.
  • Balance daily AR, at the branch level and overall company level.
  • Perform daily customer collection procedures on delinquent accounts.
  • Create and review delinquency reports. Conduct collection calls and other collection efforts on past due customers.
  • Utilize discretion and judgment within company policy to establish payment arrangements as appropriate. Negotiate Credit Extensions when necessary.
  • Provide Customer Service regarding collection issues. Resolve customer discrepancies and short payments.
  • Make charge-off and pre-legal recommendations to the Controller/Accounting Manager.
  • Closely monitor/track payment status.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation and reports for assigned accounting and customer account functions.


  • High School degree or equivalent required.
  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar Accounting/Accounts Receivable role preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of computers and software, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and the most current QuickBooks version required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills, and proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Self-starter with good attitude and aptitude.
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize.
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of personnel, both internal and external.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability


Central McGowan is a Minnesota Based independent and family-owned distributor of welding and industrial equipment, gases, supplies, abrasives, safety equipment; beverage carbonation solutions and dry ice; and FANUC-authorized integrator of robotic and automation solutions. specialize in three areas: welding equipment and supplies, gases, and automation. Our liquid bulk gas fleet touches almost every corner of the state with nitrogen, argon, oxygen, helium, and carbon dioxide deliveries. We pride ourselves in being a full-service provider for bulk gas, high pressure cylinders, gas technologies, welding equipment, machines, supplies, safety equipment, abrasives, and consumables. We’re also among the few Minnesota distributors with the capability to help seamlessly integrate robotic technology and automation into businesses.

It’s been through the hard work and ingenuity of dedicated employees that we’ve grown our services and product offerings to where they are today.

If you are looking for an opportunity for future growth/advancement and to be part of a great team, this could be the opportunity for you!

EEOC Statement

Central McGowan is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.