Finance – Accounts Receivable Specialist

Simulations Plus, Inc. is the leading developer of ADMET, PBPK and PBBM modeling software for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and is comprised of the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, CA, Cognigen in Buffalo, NY, and Dilisym in Durham, NC.  Simulations Plus is publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker symbol SLP), employs over 110 employees, and is poised for growth.

LOCATION:  Lancaster, CA

DESCRIPTION:  The AR Specialist will be an independent worker who is meticulous and methodical with his/her work.   The successful candidate will be able to manage the accounts receivable functions for multiple divisions while maintaining compliance with SOX and company policy.  This position reports to the Accounting Manager.


  • Accurately invoice software sales, consulting projects and training workshops
  • Send invoices to customers via email or on-line portal; maintain up-to-date customer contact data and login information
  • Set up new customers and maintain customer files, i.e. agreements, POs, change orders, correspondence
  • Apply payments/credit memos to invoices
  • Maintain professional relationship with customers and resolve invoicing concerns and past due amounts
  • Track collection efforts
  • Prepare quarterly deferred revenue schedule
  • Prepare quarterly sales report
  • Create reports reflecting sales data & metrics using Excel
  • Assist with SOX and financial audits by providing requested schedules and support
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business or 5 years of Accounts Receivable experience
  • Experience working with accounting systems such as QuickBooks and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Familiar with contract/project accounting a plus
  • Ability to research complex transactions
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines while remaining organized
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, sumifs)
  • Personable and a team player; demonstrates a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills