Collections Clerk

York Region - Newmarket, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Purpose
Reporting to the Supervisor, Collections, is responsible for providing administrative, clerical and accounting support to the Provincial Offences Office and Business Operations; collecting defaulted Provincial Offences Act (POA) fine amounts through case assessment and legislatively progressive processes using direct negotiation methods, specialized collection assistance and/or commencing legal enforcement proceedings.
  • Successful completion of a Post Secondary Certificate/Diploma (1 year or more) in Accounting, Business Administration or Legal Administration or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in a general accounting field or in the collection of outstanding debts.
  • Experience developing spreadsheets and/or using Access database applications for analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of municipal finance and accounts receivable legislation and collection and small claims court methods and procedures.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of relevant legislation including the Provincial Offences Act, the Highway Traffic Act, the Courts of Justice Act, the Collection Agencies Act, the Ontario Works Act, the Small Claims Court Act, the Bankruptcy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.
Scheduled Hours
Scheduled Shifts
0830 - 1630
How to Apply
Please apply online by August 24, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
$34.48 to $37.48 per hour
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)