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Finance - Cash Applications Specialist I - Portfolio Services Group (Cedar Rapids, IA, Hybrid)

Cash Applications Specialist I


Help influence GreatAmerica’s future as a Cash Applications Specialist! This position is designed to recruit the best and brightest finance and/or accounting professional to strengthen our teams for the future. To provide growth and development opportunities, the position is structured for time to be spent within multiple areas of Finance including tax, corporate finance, and/or accounting.

  • Do you want to be challenged every day? Take pride in maintaining quality in your work while ensuring GreatAmerica’s compliance as you administer payments. On a daily basis you will be responsible for timely and accurately executing of payments and ensuring they are completed daily.  
  • Do you want a career that allows you to develop professionally? In this role there is an opportunity to become involved in process improvement projects along with new team member training and development. As you grow within the role there are opportunities to level-up as you increase your knowledge, expertise, and responsibilities.
  • Do you enjoy research? As a Cash Specialist you will be responsible for reviewing accounts and payment history ensure accurate application. As you learn the process, there will be opportunities to research and investigate you will work internal customers continue your growth.


As a Cash Applications Specialist, you will:

  • Take charge of your learning and development! By participating in our Top-Notch Rookie Year onboarding program and develop a broad understanding of the values, beliefs, and processes core of GreatAmerica.
  • Make an impact! By assisting the accounts receivable department with the application of payments received through various methods, daily reconciliation, accounting tasks and special projects, as requested.
  • Be an essential part of the team! By communicating with internal customers including collections, accounting, and sales teams and responding to questions relevant to cash application.


You’ll work hard, you’ll have fun, and you’ll enjoy:

  • Career development
  • Being a part of the bigger picture
  • New opportunities to learn and grow as you shadow other Finance functions
  • A strong organizational culture focused on our greatest asset: you!

For a full list of our Benefits check out this page:

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • To have full-time student status in a 2-year or 4-year program with business, accounting, finance or economics major or minor required.
  • Excellent 10-key skills and basic computer knowledge with preferable experience in Excel spreadsheets.
  • Basic math skills.
  • To be detail conscious, responsible, dependable, and able to work well in a team environment.


At GreatAmerica, we’re looking to grow our business through our people. Are you looking to grow your career? If so, submit your application today!

At GreatAmerica, we’re looking to grow our business through our people. Are you looking to grow your career? If so, submit your application at Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment.