AR Appreciation Week Winners

AR Appreciation Week is October 17th-21st!

The AR & O2C Network will treat 5 hardworking AR & O2C teams to lunch to celebrate AP appreciation week! Don’t forget that we’re also randomly selecting other AR Professionals to share a morning coffee with their team by awarding a $10 Starbucks/Dunkin Donuts gift card, visit us on Facebook or Twitter to enter!

There have been many great submissions and we’re reviewing each one thoroughly.

The AR & O2C Network would like to congratulate these 2016 AR Appreciation Week Winners:


Monday (October 17th): Anna Stokes and her AR team at Burkhart Dental Supply!

BurkhartAccounting1. What accomplishment is their team most proud of?

The AR Team at Burkhart Dental Supply has worked tirelessly to improve the collections practices for the company and has improved the AR aging percentage for what is current from a low of 82.8% in May of 2015 to now an aging percentage of 90.45%. Not only has the aging percentage steadily increased, but their DSO has improved from a high of 38.33 days this year to their current 31.89 DSO!

2. What is the weirdest/best talent someone has on their team?

Cherlyn, the newest member of the Burkhart Dental Supply team, is a ballet dancer!

3. If their team had its own slogan – what would it be?

“Improving AR, one reconciliation at a time!”

4. What’s rocking their AR World at Burkhart Dental Supply? / Making their work easier?

They are currently in the middle of a Customer Portal implementation that will allow their clients to access invoices and statements online, import data into their accounting systems, and most excitingly – make payments online!

5. What is one word that they would use to describe their team?

Sensational!


Tuesday (October 18th): Dana Schurman and her AR team at Gentex Corporation!

TeamGentex1. What accomplishment is their team most proud of?

In the last 14 years, there has been no employee turnover in the AR department at Gentex and no increase in employees even though there has been significant growth in the company.

2. What is the weirdest/best talent someone has on their team?

Rosalie can wiggle her ears.

3. If their team had its own slogan – what would it be?

“Show us the money!”

4. What’s rocking their AR World at Gentex? / Making their work easier?

Streamlined special invoice processing.

5. What is one word that they would use to describe their team?

Stupendous


Wednesday (October 19th): Alan Downes and his AR team at TRI-GAS & Oil Company INC.!

TeamTriGas1. What accomplishment is their team most proud of?

Reduced Days Sales Outstanding (D.S.O.), Lowest in Company History!

2. What is the weirdest/best talent someone has on their team?

The team at TRI-GAS & Oil Company INC.  has a Good Whistler…

3. If their team had its own slogan – what would it be?

“We Collect on the Promise”

4. What’s rocking their AR World at TRI-GAS & Oil Company INC.? / Making their work easier?

Free webinars.

5. What is one word that they would use to describe their team?

Dedicated


Thursday (October 20th): Taylor McCombs and the AR team at Mid Atlantic Air, Inc.!

TeamMidAtlanticAir1. What accomplishment is their team most proud of?

The team at Mid Atlantic Air, Inc. proactively takes on any obstacles along the way.

2. What is the weirdest/best talent someone has on their team?

Janey can Bali Dance!

3. If their team had its own slogan – what would it be?

“We bill it, you pay it!”

4. What’s rocking their AR World at Mid Atlantic Air, Inc.? / Making their work easier?

Online excel spreadsheets are rocking the world of Mid Atlantic Air!

5. What is one word that they would use to describe their team?

Efficient


Friday (October 21st): TBA

1. What accomplishment is their team most proud of?

2. What is the weirdest/best talent someone has on their team?

3. If their team had its own slogan – what would it be?

4. What’s rocking their AR World at ____? / Making their work easier?

5. What is one word that they would use to describe their team?


THANK YOU EACH AND EVERY AR TEAM!

There were a lot of entries to choose from and a lot of great stories – thank you so much for sharing your’s with us!