Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator

  • Location

    Mississauga, Canada

  • Sector:

    Other Areas

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Contact:

    Madonna Forrestall

  • Job ref:

    12843

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    16.0

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-17

  • Startdate:

    2019-05-27

Position: Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator

Type: Contract – 4 Months

Location: Mississauga

Work hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Start date: Immediately

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client, a global leader in their field, currently has an opening for an Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator to join their team in Mississauga. The Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator will learn client specific exceptions and work with internal teams to reconcile complex transactions and invoice accordingly. The Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator will be responsible for interacting with clients via telephone and email to guarantee client satisfaction and ensure prompt payment of receivables.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage outstanding backlog for designated accounts
  • Process data load and miscellaneous receipts daily for assigned accounts
  • Prepare client invoices and review against purchase order/quote for accuracy
  • Interact via phone and email with internal and external clients for the purpose of problem resolution, account reconciliation and to ensure prompt payment
  • Submit and track credit and rebill requests, RMA requests and tax inquiries via SharePoint
  • Enter notes into Oracle relative to invoices and/or collection calls
  • Monitor lease transactions to ensure timely documentation execution and disbursement
  • Create and monitor tracking spreadsheets and weekly aging around all invoicing and collection activities
  • Work with Cash Applications Specialist to ensure payments are received/posted promptly
  • Provide clients with necessary documentation to expedite payment
  • Reconcile outstanding aging and maintain DSO of 90 days or less
  • The position will interface with Sales, Sales Support, Purchasing and Finance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associates/Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration desirable
  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting required
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in collections, credit, or accounts receivable strongly preferred
  • Hands on knowledge using SAP is required

Skills and Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with Oracle
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Ability to make decisions independently
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills