Accounts Receivable Clerk



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Vancouver, BC - (CAN) 817 West Hastings BC Vancouver , BC V6C 1B2

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Manpower has an immediate opening for ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/COLLECTIONS with our client located in RICHMOND BC.

This is a Temp to Permanent job position opportunity.

Hours: 8AM to 4.30 PM Monday to Friday

The Purpose

Reporting directly to Controller; Responsible for the collection of delinquent accounts; taking daily directions/co-ordinations from members of the Accounting Team, Sales and Customer Service Team

The Path

* Review credit applications and perform credit checks

* Ensure credit worthiness of accounts and approve/decline the applications

* Contact delinquent account customers to collect past due balances on daily basis

* Must maintain strict confidentiality with customers' information

* Review major accounts and those that are identified as being at particular risk

* Send invoices, statements, overdue notices and reminders to outstanding customers

* Interact with customers to negotiate and resolve outstanding payment issues and minimize uncollectible and bad debts

* Prepare monthly status update for delinquent accounts and detailed payment collection efforts to Controller and CFO

* Review Insolvent/bankruptcy legal documents and take actions as needed

* Process credit card payments and contact customers with regards to expired credit cards

* Liaise with construction companies and prepare statutory required documents for collection purposes

* Prepare documents and coordinate with third party collection company for collection of bad debt on extreme delinquent customers

* Provide monthly receivables write off recommendations to CFO for review and approval

* Accurately documenting all conversation (telephone or email) in the customer database

* Maintain and update customers' credit status in customer database

* Prepare documents necessary for small claims or lien filing

* Other duties as assigned by direct reports and CFO

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

* Diploma in Accounting preferred

* 1-2 years of Account Receivable and Collection experience with commercial collections handling global customers

* Familiarity with commonly used Microsoft office programs and any Accounting software; basic knowledge of Accounting

* Excellent communication skills with a strong attention to details

* Critical thinking, ability to make sound decisions, good negotiation skills, and problem solver

What is in it for you?

- Great working environment

- Full time hours

- Work with a large company in Western Canada

- Pay is $19 to 20/hr

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