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Accounts Receivable Clerk

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About the Opportunity

Reporting to the VP Finance, the Accounts Receivable Clerk (A/R Clerk) is accountable for processing and monitoring incoming payments and securing revenue by verifying and posting receipts for the company.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who can work both independently and in a team environment. Your analytical strengths and experience in A/R combined with your high standards for accuracy and thoroughness will be essential for the role

  • Retrieves mail on a daily basis
  • Prepares monthly and sequential invoices, reviewing to identify any errors before invoice delivery to customers using Sage 300
  • Performs day to day financial transactions including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data to ensure an accurate audit trail of transactions
  • Performs daily banking deposits for both the Canadian and USD accounts, either by remote deposit capture, or in person at the bank
  • Enters all EFT's when received and verifies amounts against customer invoice
  • Maintains client accounts to ensure account information is up to date and sets up new customers in the database/accounting software
  • Runs weekly aged trial balance (ATB) report and reviews accounts to flag/follow up on any accounts that have exceeded their payment terms
  • Monitors, follows up and updates unpaid Accounts Receivable invoices in Sage 300 and in Microsoft Dynamics with a goal to ensuring no accounts are more than 60 days past due
  • Conducts account follow up by phone/email, for collection of all past due invoices and provides report updates to VP Finance weekly
  • Liaises with customers and internal staff members to help resolve billing errors as required
  • Prepares updates and reports for management as required
  • Champions a culture of security to protect valuable data
  • Be committed to and participate in continuous improvement activities and problem-solving initiatives
  • Other duties, responsibilities and ad hoc projects as assigned by the VP Finance from time to time
  • Accountability
  • Communication - both verbal and written
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork

About You

  • University or college degree in related discipline preferred
  • Previous working experience as Accounts Receivable Clerk minimum of 3 years experience
  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting software Sage 300 – A/R module
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Suite proficiency Excel and Word at an intermediate level
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics (or other CRM) preferred
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail in preparing financial information
  • Stress tolerance, organizational, and time management skills
  • A friendly, positive, and professional attitude dealing with clients and staff, including excellent customer service skills
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license cheque/bank runs
  • RCMP Criminal Background Check required for Secure B Reliability Status



How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #328559

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.


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