Accounts Receivable

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Receivable
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Markham, Ontario

Our client in Markham, ON is looking to add an Accounting Assistant/Account Receivable person to join the expanding team.
The ideal candidate will have SAP experience. This is a fulltime permanent role.

Job Summary:
The Accounting Assistant will join the finance team to support and execute daily accounting functions. The successful candidate will analyze payment history and collect or clear all amounts billed to customers. Performs routine accounting duties, following appropriate procedures to ensure timely and accurate preparation. Reviews and prepares work for entry into the company computer system.
Job tasks and responsibilities:

Perform day to day financial tasks, including verifying, classifying, and posting accounts receivable transactions
Cleaning up and following up on unapplied cash balances in a timely manner
Follow up with customer for payment of outstanding invoices
Respond to customer inquires and resolve disputes, investigate variances
Monitor all customer account for non-payments or other irregularities
Manage and update customer master – review data for accuracy, completeness and consistency
Enter manual AR invoices
Post month-end/adjusting journal entries as required
Cash application and reconciling of daily cash receipt reports
Perform bank reconciliations, monitor daily incoming/disbursement, & report on cash position, exceptions.
Assist with AP invoice posting
Manage GL Accruals & Prepaid
Assist in audits, month/quarter/year-end closings, and internal controls
Reception back up as required (answering call, greeting guest, inbound and outbound mail etc.)
Other accounting related duties as assigned by supervisor
Ensures thorough familiarity with and actively adheres to all Environmental and Safety and Security Policies and performs their duties in accordance with those policies.
Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental and security regulations (provincial/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO 14000 etc) as well as policies and procedures.


Excellent communication skills written and verbal
Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
Exemplary organizational skills with an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work well under pressure with deadlines and adaptable to changing priorities
A self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work both in a team environment and independently
Detail oriented, keen to learn, driven with a positive attitude
Fluent in English (read, write, speak), be comfortable communicating across functions and with different levels. French is an asset


Completion of a recognized accounting certificate
Minimum 2 years accounting experience (Accounts receivable, account payable, banking)

Knowledge of collection processes for accounts receivable applications
Proficient use of MS office applications with advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills
Working or prior experience of computer systems like JDE and SAP is a strong asset

If you are interested in this Accounting Assistant/Accounts Receivable role please apply now!