Accounts Receivable Specialist
We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Accounts Receivable Specialist to manage our company’s accounts receivable processes at our office in Toronto, Canada. The role involves accurate and timely invoicing, collections, and resolving payment issues. The ideal candidate has a strong background in accounts receivable, excellent analytical and communication skills, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
- Generate accurate and timely invoices, ensuring compliance with Canadian, and US accounting, and tax regulations.
- Monitor and reconcile accounts receivable balances, applying payments correctly and adhering to company policies.
- Follow up with customers to secure timely and accurate payments, employing strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Resolve billing disputes and discrepancies, investigating and collaborating with internal teams and customers.
- Support the sales team by addressing customer inquiries and providing necessary documentation for collections efforts.
- Maintain accurate customer information, including contact details, credit limits, and payment terms.
- Analyze accounts receivable aging reports, identify delinquent accounts, and implement collections strategies.
- Assist in improving accounts receivable processes and procedures.
- Collaborate with the finance team for accurate month-end and year-end close processes.
- Provide exceptional customer service, fostering positive relationships with stakeholders.
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
- Minimum 3 years of accounts receivable experience in a Canadian business environment.
- Strong knowledge of Canadian and US accounting principles, tax regulations, and compliance requirements.
- Proficiency in accounting software and advanced MS Excel skills for data analysis.
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to work accurately with numerical data.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills for prompt resolution of payment issues.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills for customer interactions.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently in a deadline-driven environment.
- Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is a plus.
- Professional certifications (e.g., CARP) are advantageous.
Note: This job description provides a concise summary of the key responsibilities and qualifications for the Accounts Receivable Specialist position. Additional tasks may be assigned based on business needs. We are an equal-opportunity employer, promoting diversity in our workforce. Qualified individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.