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Accounts Receivable and Collections Accountant

 

TPD is currently searching for an Accounts Receivable and Collections Accountant  to join our client in Coquitlam.

The Accounts Receivable and Collections Accountant supports the Accounting and Operations team in the coordination and processing of all transactions related to Accounts Receivable and Collections on a timely basis, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Additionally, the Accounts Receivables and Collections Accountant will provide ongoing support to the organization by being able to work closely and cooperatively with all members of the company, consultants and extended team members as well as customers and vendors. This position operates with limited supervision for routine work and is able to identify when the direction is required and respond easily to new assignments.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Account receivable tasks
  • Credit checks
  • Posting receipts into SAP
  • Calling and following up with customers
  • Soft collection calls
  • Coordinating with invoicing
  • Account monitoring
  • Issuing credit memos
  • Credit management
  • Credit checks, cash receipt collection, daily banking. 
  • Manage cheque payments and wire transfers. 
  • Processing payments using various methods
  • Accounts reconciliations
  • Financial forecasting to different departments on a weekly basis. 
  • Working with operations team to recommend credit holds. 
  • Identifying problems or overdue accounts, as well as managing traditional collections. 
  • Flagging overdue accounts. 
  • Take ownership of the delinquent accounts, developing and implementing strategic and tactical steps to maximize returns and recoveries as required.
  • Utilize creative investigative techniques, as allowed by law, to locate delinquent and skipped accounts, and to direct recovery efforts.
  • Ensure compliance with the Collections sections of the credit policy, and where necessary, make recommendations for changes to the policy.
  • Develop and manage relationships with outside agencies, including bailiffs, collection agencies, skip tracers, legal professionals, and service aggregators.
  • Track performance of the arrears portfolio. Identify emerging or ongoing trends, and adjust collection strategies as necessary to optimize returns.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • 2 years experience in a related position involving accounts receivable
  • Good knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Experience with collections is a requirement
  • Highly organized; able to stay on top of a large volume of outstanding tasks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Familiarity with ERP software (SAP) and CRM software (Salesforce) is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Proper phone etiquette 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Intermediate MS Office Skills

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Generous, industry-leading compensation plan.
  • Comprehensive health, medical, dental, and wellness benefits plan.
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation.
  • Annual company retreat 
  • Opportunities to advance within a dynamic, growing company!

This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to achieving outstanding results.

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