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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Excellent career opportunity for an individual with at least 3 years experience in AR, billing, and collections. Generous compensation. This successful and well-established technology company has a great team culture that emphasizes customer service and giving back. Working remotely during physical distancing, longer term will based in the office. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a reputable technology company with operations across Canada. They are well-established and work with a variety of high profile customers and partners. The company is very values-based and puts an emphasis on giving back time, money, and services to the local communities in which they work. 

What- the Role: 

Our client is seeking a new full-time, permanent Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist to join their collaborative accounting team. The Specialist will be the go-to contact in the company for billing requests for all revenue transactions and sales. Accuracy, detail-orientation, deadline management, and customer service are all paramount in this position. The Specialist will report directly into the Controller and will interact closely with colleagues in accounting & finance, sales, project management, and other departments. 

What- the Responsibilities: 

  • Perform daily and semi-monthly billing tasks 
  • Issue credit memos;
  • Ensure sales taxes (GST/HST, PST, etc.) are charged appropriately;
  • Investigate receivable-related issues and respond quickly to questions;
  • Generate and send regular statements of accounts and reminders to customers;
  • Liaise regularly with Purchasing and Accounts Payable;
  • Reconcile balances of customer deposits and contracts on a regular basis;
  • Monitor accounts receivables and ensure collection within agreed payment terms with customers;
  • Maintain accurate records of all agreements and communications in the system;
  • Ensure compliance to established collections policy and procedures;
  • Involved in process improvement projects including developing innovative, proactive, and efficient ways to improve quality, process, and overall customer service. 

Who- the Candidate: 

Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years recent and relevant experience in accounts receivable, soft collections, and billings. Experience in a technology company, professional services company, and/or a project-based industry is highly preferred. Other assets are experience in a multi-currency environment and experience using cloud-based technology. Qualified candidates will be system savvy (using Excel, ERP, etc.) and will have excellent communication skills and internal/external customer service abilities. 

Where: 

Located in Greater Vancouver in a central location- convenient commute for people living in Surrey, New Westminster, Burnaby or Richmond. Currently employees are working from home, but longer-term the AR & Billing Specialist will mostly work from the office to allow for valuable in-person collaboration with colleagues. 

How Much: 

Generous base salary commensurate with skills, experience, and education- total package is negotiable. Please discuss further with Swim! 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged as the agency partner on this search and will be presenting a shortlist of top-qualified individuals directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this opportunity with a fantastic tech company, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 
Category
Accounting