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Central AR Analyst

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Wilmington, Massachusetts

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The Central AR Analyst serves as an integral member of a quality and service-driven Financial Operations team whose focus ensures the timely and accurate processing of Cash Application reporting, data analysis and related tasks as requested by senior management . This position requires an individual who possesses AR and large data set analysis skills and experience within financial support models focused on high quality, accurate completion of tasks and delivered with a Service Excellence focused approach.


  • Provide Central AR specific analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior management
  • Produce monthly reports, which include key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting
  • Maintains a daily cash application reconciliations and prepares management reports
  • Review and manage aging reporting for Central AR support groups
  • Develop spreadsheets and database analyses for presentation and analysis of accounts receivable reports, determine accuracy of the information in accounts receivable system and identify trends that may impact future funding
  • Work closely with leaders to develop models that help with decision-making
  • Identify trends, opportunities, risks, and recommendations based on the analysis performed
  • Facilitate and maintain a collaborative, service-focused relationship with key stakeholders, location representatives, and customers to ensure the thorough and timely research and resolution of financial questions or issues regardings customer accounts
  • Facilitate the timely, thorough, and accurate completion of fiscal month-end, quarter-end, and year-end deliverables, including preparing and analyzing data and reporting
  • Drive or participate in cash application or AR-related continuous improvement initiatives or other projects as requested by Financial Operations management
  • Identify and implement improvements to departmental procedures for Cash Applications and related Accounts Receivable tasks and processes



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience required in AR or Finance reporting and Data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access,Word & PowerPoint
  • Experience with database queries, Excel Macros and advance formulas, Oracle, Peoplesoft, or SAP preferred
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Outstanding communication (verbal, written & listening) skills, including the ability to interact with senior management, customers, team partners, or vendor representatives
  • Outstanding Customer Service skills, including the ability to effectively research and resolve customer account inquiries utilizing a service excellence mindset

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

UniFirst is an international leader in garment & Uniform services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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