As an Accounts Receivable Clerk, you will play a pivotal role in managing financial transactions, invoicing, and ensuring timely receipt of payments from our clients or customers.
- Location: Woodbridge, ON
- Salary: 59,000 annually / 40 hours per week
- Terms of employment Term or contract: Full time Day, Morning
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
- Vacancies 1
- Permanent placement opportunity
- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
7 months to less than 1 year
- Generate and issue accurate and timely invoices to customers.
- Post and reconcile incoming payments, verifying and allocating them accordingly.
- Monitor overdue accounts, contact clients for payment reminders, and maintain accurate records of collections and outstanding balances.
- Investigate and resolve payment discrepancies or billing issues.
- Collaborate with internal teams and external clients to address inquiries or discrepancies related to accounts receivable.
- Prepare and maintain various financial reports related to accounts receivable activities.
- High school diploma or equivalent; additional coursework in accounting or finance is advantageous.
- Proven work experience as an Accounts Receivable Clerk or in a similar role.
- Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office, especially Excel.
- Strong attention to detail, accuracy in data entry, and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, especially in resolving payment-related issues with clients.
- Property development companies
- Dental plan
- Health care plan
- Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
- Group insurance benefits
- Life insurance
- Pension plan
- Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
- Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)
- Learning/training paid by employer
- Team building opportunities
- Travel insurance
- Variable or compressed work week
- Wellness program
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply
Here are some frequently asked questions to help you gain a better understanding of this Accounts receivable clerk:
1. What does an Accounts Receivable Clerk do?
Accounts Receivable Clerks are responsible for monitoring and processing incoming payments, recording transactions, and following up on outstanding invoices.
2. What are the primary responsibilities of an Accounts Receivable Clerk?
- Generating and sending invoices to customers or clients in a timely manner.
- Recording and tracking incoming payments, reconciling accounts, and resolving discrepancies.
- Following up on overdue payments and communicating with customers to facilitate timely collections.
- Collaborating with other departments, such as sales or customer service, to address billing inquiries or discrepancies.
3. What skills are essential for an Accounts Receivable Clerk?
Essential skills include attention to detail, strong organizational abilities, proficiency in accounting software, excellent communication, and a focus on customer service.
4. What qualifications or experience do Accounts Receivable Clerks need?
Entry into this role may require a high school diploma or equivalent. Some positions may prefer candidates with experience in accounting, finance, or related fields.
5. What distinguishes an exceptional Accounts Receivable Clerk?
Exceptional Accounts Receivable Clerks exhibit accuracy in financial record-keeping, persistence in following up on payments, the ability to work with deadlines, and a customer-oriented approach.
6. How does an Accounts Receivable Clerk contribute to financial operations?
Accounts Receivable Clerks play a vital role in maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring steady cash flow, and contributing to the overall financial health of the organization.
7. What challenges do Accounts Receivable Clerks typically face?
Challenges may include dealing with overdue payments, managing multiple accounts simultaneously, and effectively communicating with clients to resolve payment issues.
8. What career opportunities exist for Accounts Receivable Clerks?
Accounts Receivable Clerks may advance to supervisory roles within accounting departments or transition to related positions in finance, such as Financial Analyst or Accountant.