Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator

  • Location

    Mississauga, Canada

  • Sector:

    Other Areas

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Contact:

    Madonna Forrestall

  • Job ref:

    12560

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    8.0

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-28

  • Startdate:

    2019-03-18

Recruiter on call:     Archana

Client:                         Dimension Data

Position:                      Accounts Receivable & Collections Coordinator

Type:                          Contract – 2 Months

Location:                     Mississauga

Work Address:            2680 Skymark Ave, Mississauga, ON L4W 5L6

Hourly Pay Rate:         $24 to $25 Term    

Hourly Bill Rate:          $40    

Margin:                       17 to 17.5%%

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

Start date:                    Immediately

Reports to:                  Kesavan Tharmarajah, Country Finance Manager

Interviews:                  1st with Kesavan and he will hire without a 2nd interview

Must Haves: Collections experience, issue solving, good communication skills, SAP skills would be an asset. 1 – 2 years of accounting experience.

FEEDBACK ON RESUMES:                      48-72 hours  agreed to by hiring manager

Reason for the hire:    They need someone to come in a clear up a major backlog of invoices

                                    They just have one collector and he is overwhelmed and needs

                                    This person to provide assistance

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
  • SAP skills a nice to have

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