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Co-op Student, Collections Assistant

Richmond, BC
Full Time
23 hours ago

Are you interested in applying your talents and knowledge and gaining valuable experience to support worker health and safety? We have a co-op opportunity in our Collections department commencing January 2023 for an eight month term to assist with the analysis and processing of employer payments.

This position is a hybrid of remote and on-site work with a minimum of once per quarter in our Richmond office.

What you'll do

As a Collections Assistant co-op student, you will:
  • Analyze individual delinquent employer accounts, in a customized PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable system.
  • Determine which portion of employer's outstanding debt is statute-barred from collection to ensure compliance with the B.C. Limitation Act.
  • Document individual statute-barred items from the A/R system.
  • Utilize Microsoft Excel to compile, analyze and tabulate data.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Use strong analytical skills to review data and information.
  • Quickly learn multiple computer programs.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to a wide variety of tasks and functions.
  • Demonstrate strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and an above average degree of accuracy.
  • Communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.

Your experience and educational background:
  • Enrolled in a finance, business administration or IT related program
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office software suite, including Excel and Word
  • Previous co-op or relevant work experience in an office environment is preferred

Application instructions:
  • A cover letter, resume and transcript are required.
  • Submit all documents in one file (system accepts Word or PDF files).
  • The posting will close at 4:30pm on the closing date of the competition.

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

WorkSafeBC has adopted a hybrid model offering opportunities to work remotely and onsite based on the operational needs of the position.

Learn more about what we offer .

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.

To learn more about our co-op opportunities, meet Dilpreet and learn how her experience here helped her build her skillsets and expand her knowledge.