Accounts Receivable Associate Job

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is primarily responsible to ensure the company receives payments for the services it provides and accurately records these transactions. This position is responsible for invoicing, collections, performing credit checks, and resolving any discrepancies. The successful candidate will be managing the aforementioned responsibilities primarily for the Digital ID business at Interac Corp. (with support and backup responsibilities for the payments business).  This role requires the candidate to be a strong communicator (both verbal and written), well organized, accurate, and detail focused.

You’re great at…

Accounts Receivables Administration:

  • Full cycle account receivable function for the Digital ID business

  • Ensuring that customer payments are applied correctly to the corresponding customer account

  • Performing reconciliations of accounts

  • Requesting and documenting any AR bad debt allowances and write-offs

  • Processing of customer insolvencies and filing claims as required

  • Support the finance team by preparing entries

  • Prepare and analyze AR Ageing reports and other ad hoc reports that may be requested

  • Cross train with others to be able to assist with coverage from time to time

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Credit and Collections:

  • Administer collection of information to perform credit checks

  • Reviewing historic payment reports and periodically reassess credit terms

  • Make outbound collection calls on past due balances to decrease aged receivables

  • Liaise with internal departments such as Client Management to resolve customer disputes

Customer Relationships

  • Maintaining good relationships with customers and the company

Who are you?

  • You have 3+ years of relevant experience handling accounts receivable tasks

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles required

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Fluent in English and working knowledge of French

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Experience with a large ERP accounting system (experience with JD Edwards is a plus)

  • You have outstanding people skills and the able to deal with pressure and tight deadlines

  • You are highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Ability to analyze data

  • You are proficient with Excel


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