Accounts Receivable Specialist

Cascades - Etobicoke, ON (30+ days ago)

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The accounts Receivable Supervisor is responsible for obtaining the Company’s revenue through processing invoices and collection activities which includes resolving missed payments as well as updating financial records and supervising staff.

Job Responsibilities
Selecting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees as well as communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
Contributing to the operational division with strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements.
Supporting the financial division by providing accounts receivable aging information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
Actively participating in collecting accounts by contacting customers referred by clerks; investigating circumstances of non-payment; negotiating and resolving conflicts; expediting payment.
Coordinating and monitoring customers’ accounts for deposits and bank remittance transactions.
Maintaining financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls.
Keeping information confidential.
Business Objectives Alignment
As a specialist/consultant in his/her area of expertise, support his/her manager in carrying out the department’s mandates in order to achieve the Shared Service Centre’s objectives
Operational Excellence
Provide efficient, high-quality service to business partners
Check the reliability and completeness of the related financial information produced
Reduce accounts receivable
Comply with the organization’s accounting and internal control practices
Oversee and optimize standardized processes
Provide accounting support to Shared Service technicians and business partners
Human Resources
Take the initiative to develop his or her skills
Ensure knowledge transfer among team members
Work with fellow employees to achieve the team’s objectives
Health & Safety
Help create a healthy and safe work environment for all Cascades employees
Promote sound occupational health and safety management
Corporate Responsibility and Governance
Carry out activities in an ethical manner and respect Cascades’ culture
Make sure projects comply with the standards, regulations and procedures in effect
Identify any transaction irregularities and take corrective measures immediately
Support his/her manager in applying the internal control structure aimed at mitigating business risks related to operations and/or fraud
Client Focused and Innovation
Seek out business opportunities and ensure the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
Stay abreast of emerging practices and trends and share them with the organization
Provide clients with efficient, high-quality service
Additional responsibilities
Core competencies defined for this job
Accountability
Decision-making
Impact and influence
Partnership
Perseverance
Rigour
Education
College diploma in Finance or Business Administration
Desired experience
5+ years of Accounts Receivable experience
2+ years of supervisory experience
Strong Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups
Strong reporting and presentation skills
Strong leadership ability, as well as communication skills

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