Bilingual Accounts Receivable Coordinator - 6 Months TTP

Lannick - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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About the Opportunity

The Accounts Receivable administrator is responsible for properly checking customer credit including acquiring credit insurance on customer accounts as per Company policy, monitoring their receivables and collecting monies owed on a timely basis. The Accounts Receivable administrator is also responsible to ensure the accuracy of any discounts, coop allowances or other rebates on the customer’s account.

Accounts Receivable Administration:
Assure the timely collection of monies owed to the organization
Take action, as necessary, to ensure Company’s assets are protected including holding shipments, moving customers to cash in advance, etc
Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of invoices/credits and other related documents
Gather pre-payments and post-dated payments as necessary
Ensure cheques are deposited at the appropriate time and ensure proper and timely application of cash receipts
Resolve customer complaints or answer customers' questions
Check customer credit references and establish credit lines
Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies, misapplied cash transactions, collection problems
Proper and timely application of cash receipts
Escalate issues to supervisor and on a timely basis

Reporting & Controls:
Contribute to weekly aging analysis and monthly over 90-days report, as well as any other reports as required
Adhere to department and company policies and procedures
About You

Bilingual (French/English)
Completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or related experience
Advanced Microsoft Excel and ERP skills
3+ years of experience in an Accounts Receivable capacity or related role
Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial records
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines
Strong knowledge of collection regulations and fair credit practices
Possess a high level of moral judgment for handling confidential information and monetary transactions
Strong diplomatic, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills to handle late payments and delinquent accounts
Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy and tenacity
Excellent teamwork skills
Experience working in the wholesale or distribution industry is strongly preferred
Pay Rate

$20 - $25/hour

How to Apply

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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.