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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Gloucester, ON

Posted: 04/17/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 30645

Job Description

Our Client is a registered non-profit located in Ottawa, dedicated to developing standards, assessment programs, and other methodologies to support health and social service providers worldwide, with their mission to save and improve lives. They are currently seeking a strong and experienced AR Specialist to help their accounting team meet their goals and manage workflow.

As the Accounts Receivable Specialist your role will be to support the Accounting Supervisor in all areas of revenue management while covering a 12-month contract. This role will require you to manage the accounts receivable process from end to end and ensure the internal controls are adhered to. Your strong customer service skills and proven desire to bring an excellent client experience are a big part of this role when doing follow-ups on collections. You will be expected to verify accounts, document and track the receivables, and help establish policies and procedures for an efficient receivables cycle. You will be needed during the month and year-end close and generate timely and accurate invoices and ensure compliance requirements for billings processes are met. The AR Specialist will record and reconcile incoming payments and ensure bank deposits are completed and posted to the GL accurately. This role will require you to manage discrepancies and investigate any disputes in a professional manner. Working in collaboration with a larger accounting department, providing cash flow reporting and status reports to management for aging analysis is needed. Ad hoc analysis and reporting will be required.

The Ideal Candidate will have post-secondary education in Accounting or Business Administration and can demonstrate a minimum of 2 years of accounts receivable experience. Your strong attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple priorities is going to be needed and your aptitude to roll up your sleeves and comfort with financial applications and ERP is required. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast pace and doesn’t get intimidated by change. Previous experience working in a non-profit or healthcare would be an asset and bilingualism in English & French is desirable but not necessary. If you are a proven team player with strong problem-solving skills, and you love to work with people to resolve their inquiries and payment challenges, this role may be perfect for you. We are looking for someone with a strong aptitude for numbers to marry strong interpersonal skills and confidence. If you are in Ottawa and looking for a hybrid environment, we want to hear from you.

What will make you stand out:

  • Proven experience with the accounts receivable cycle and collections
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • System savvy to adapt to new ERP or experience with MS Business Central
  • Looking for a hybrid environment
  • Interested in a 12-month term
Please contact us at if you are open to contract or full time work and looking to join this exciting NGO.
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