Contract Accounts Receivable Specialist (2 months) in Surrey, BC

The Headhunters & TempsAhead

Branch Surrey BC CA

Contract Accounts Receivable Specialist (2 months)
Surrey, BC

a subdivision of the Headhunters Inc. is a premiere western-Canadian recruitment firm dedicated to securing top performers for employers of choice. TempsAhead…

Do you consider yourself articulate and ambitious? Are you motivated by hitting deadlines and talented with numbers? Are you looking for a chance to play a vital role where hard work is rewarded? As an Accounts Receivable Specialist for this successful construction company based in Surrey, you must fit into the organization’s goal-driven culture. They celebrate their employees and appreciate their goals and ambitions.
Job Description
This is role with commence as a 2 month contract, with a possibility of extension depending on performance. It is an opportunity to take ownership of the full cycle of Accounts Receivable. Specifically your duties may include:
Analyze the credit worthiness of active and future accounts using external credit risk management tools
Prepare & post bank deposits
Manage and maintain credit history files for clients
Coordinate the collection emails and correspondence for the AR portfolio
Document daily collections activity to analyze processes and increase efficiency
Meticulously research account disputes and billing discrepancies
Performing account and payment reconciliations as needed
Respond to and provide explanation for credit inquiries from external and internal clients
Identifying delinquent accounts requiring external collection efforts

The company will expect from you:
The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma in accounting and a thorough understanding of AR processes. The right candidate will exercise excellent customer service, negotiation, communication and analytical skills while working with a team of like-minded people. Other desirable attributes include:
3-5 years Accounts Receivable experience is required and general accounting operations knowledge
Good exposure to Accounts Payable is an asset
Proficiency with MS Excel and Great Plains software is a must
Results oriented team player with the ability to multi- task and work under pressure and stay focused
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proficient time management skills and driven to achieve goals

In return you should expect:
Competitive hourly rate of $17-$20/hour
Opportunity to work in a fast pace environment and gain experience in a growing company
Friendly, respectful, fun and challenging workplace
Opportunity to take ownership of your role and work in a self-directed environment
Given the location of this organisation, access to a vehicle would be beneficial but not mandatory

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please contact Desiree Mamisao via email at dmamisao(at)tempsahead.com . Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed.

TempsAhead is a subdivision of the Headhunters Inc. is a premiere western-Canadian recruitment firm dedicated to securing top performers for employers of choice. TempsAhead specializes in the placement of temporary and contract candidates; we offer outstanding opportunities with many of Canada’s Fortune 500 corporations: from finance to forestry, from technology to transportation, from manufacturing to medical. Our job is to match top contractors with reputable organizations. We can help kick your career into high gear. Take a look at our other job postings as www.tempsahead.com .
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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2014-07-13
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