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Job Title: Accounts Receivable Associate
Date Posted: 04/11/24 Ref. Number: 952
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Markham
Requirements: Advanced skills in MS Excel
Programming experience would be an asset.
Proficiency with Oracle EBS
Proactive, details oriented, and results driven
Capable of multi-tasking and managing stakeholder’s expectations
Professional skepticism
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well independently and as a member of the team
Relationship building and management with both internal and external contacts
Fluency in Chinese is highly desired but not a requirement.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Science, Accounting or related filed.
Mandatory three years of experience in accounts receivable and other accounting area.
Previous experience in the business of international trading or retailing is preferred.
Description: We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to join our company as Accounts Receivable Analyst for a minimum of 3 months locally. This requires on-site work in Markham. As part of Finance team, this person will be responsible for managing and maintaining a healthy accounts receivable portfolio reporting to AR Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing and reviewing AR aging, ensuring timely collections, applying customer payments to invoices, investigating, and resolving customer deductions, invoice presentation and reconciling AR accounts with customers. Our preferred candidate has at a bachelor’s degree in business, science, or related field and is proficient in MS Excel. Candidate must have at least three years of experience in accounts receivable environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Daily review of AR aging reports to identify past due invoices requiring immediate follow up.
Weekly and monthly review of collection metrics to track progress and achieve company’s goals.
Timely payment application and deductions validation and clearing.
Resolve customer disputes and short payments.
Ensure consistent follow up through to resolution for all outstanding invoices and invalid deductions.
Perform account reconciliations. Recover funds related to invalid deductions.
Monitor system status of sales transaction and ensure sales transactions are closed in a timely manner. Investigate exception and work with operation team or product division to close pending items.
Cooperate with Finance Shared Service Center (“FSSC”) to manage the process of invoice circulation and presentation. Ensure efficient and timely invoicing.
Reconcile accounts receivable with customer.
Analyze AR aging, identify root cause of aged items and take initiative to ensure timely collection.
Criticize ongoing process and take initiative to make continuous improvement.
Provide credit risk assessment to sales and operations to enable business decisions.
Facilitating monthly financial and management reports. Investigating and resolving any irregularities.
Partner with Sales and Operation teams to investigate and resolve customer issues.
Manage and maintain records of business terms of each customer. Ensure customer profile on system is up to date and accurate.
Hours per week: Monday - Friday 40+
Rate of Pay: TBD
Contact: Jessenia Feijo
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