Cash Application Specialist in Earth City, MO at Interface Security Systems

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Interface, it’s the human equation that drives us.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Interface is uniquely qualified to be the one source for safeguarding customer data, people, and assets. As the leading national provider of cloud-based managed network services and security systems for retail, commercial and small business customers, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive bundle of integrated solutions that connect and protect some of America’s best-known companies.

Our service offerings include PCI-compliant private secure managed broadband, managed digital voice, alarm/event monitoring, interactive video surveillance, managed access control and fire/life safety systems. Multiple UL-Approved 5-Diamond CSAA Certified Secure Operations Centers monitor, manage and support their system, backed by a nationwide service delivery infrastructure.

Interface believes in the philosophy of listening to our customers and addressing their needs. We are guided by integrity as well as an all-consuming desire to exceed expectations and foster long-term partnerships. Our goal is nothing less than complete customer satisfaction. And we strive to achieve it by providing responsive, accommodating service to each and every one of our valued clients.

Interface is now hiring a Cash Application Specialist to join our talented Accounting & Finance Department.  

Cash Application Specialist Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Word
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV or experience with Organizational ERP system
  • CRM experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience related to Accounts Receivable

Cash Application Specialist Specific Job Duties

  • Prepare daily cash deposits and payments received from the bank
  • Verify and post accounts receivable transactions for a high-volume Accounts Receivable department
  • Post ACH and Credit card payments and return entries
  • Manage customer recurring auto-pay setup and payments
  • Assist with daily reporting of deposits and status of work to be completed, including printing and distributing information pertaining to current day’s work
  • Scan physical checks daily through a remote capture device
  • Monitor centralized email inbox to support both internal and external customers
  • Publish daily Lockbox and Remote Capture deposit totals
  • Provide payment support for revenue selections as part of annual and quarterly external audits
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Expected Results from this Team Member

  • External and Internal deadlines are met regarding job duties and assignments
  • Previous month cash is to be posted by the end of the following month’s first business day
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities 

Impact of this person on the Organization

  • Responsible for accurate, efficient and timely month-end close

Specific Difficulties for the Position

  • Lack of training and training of other personnel
  • Lack of training in other departments on how to properly utilize our systems and resources
  • Cash flow and budgetary constraints for personnel and software/hardware to meet deadlines
  • Issues with payment platform websites such as remote capture or lockbox

 Interpersonal Relationships

  • Internal:
    • Supervisor of the Cash Receipts Team
    • VP, Revenue Cycle Management
    • SVP, FInance
    • CFO
    • Regional Vice Presidents, branch management and administrators


Job Requirements

 Core Competencies

  • Analytical – Collects and researches data; designs work flows and procedures
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in a group setting
  • Project Management – Develops project plans; communicates changes and progress; manages project team activities
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to internal and external customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service
  • Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; monitors transition and evaluates results
  • Leadership – Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates
  • Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; aligns work with strategic goals
  • Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving processes throughout the organization
  • Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate players in the decision-making process.
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing environment
  • Work Ethic – Meets tight deadlines and budgets
  • Communicator – Exhibits strong listening, verbal and written communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • The ability to lift a box up to 50 lbs. in weight.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Physical and Logical Access

  • Provided 24/7 physical access to corporate Accounting area and Operations, and SOC
  • In production environment:
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
    • Filebound per permissions
    • Manitou – Read Only


Interface offers a competitive compensation package based on education and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, the opportunity for growth and much more. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements.

Interface Security Systems will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; for rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. 

Interface Security Systems will, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the Interface Security Systems, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability.