ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Want meaningful employment working in a family-owned operation? Look no further!

Position: Accounts Receivable Specialist, Company: Central Automotive Services, Department: Finance, Reports To: Credit Manager, Status (FT/PT): Full-Time, Location: Cambridge, Date: April 2022

PURPOSE:   

This role is responsible for the timely cash collection of an assigned portfolio of customer accounts and dealing with customer related concerns, issues, and questions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.    Make outgoing calls to make payment arrangements and track follow up as required

2.    Handling incoming calls in a professional manner

3.    Emailing invoice copies and statements

4.    Resolve issues with the customer or escalation within to secure payment

5.    Co-ordinate the reconciliation / offset of unapplied payments and credits to open invoices

6.    Negotiating payment arrangements that fall within prescribed guidelines and referring those that do not comply.

7.    Thinking critically and asking leading questions to identify potential issues that could delay payment

8.    Report, escalate and track disputed invoices

9.    Deal with customers professionally and ensure maximum cash flow while preserving customer goodwill

10.  Maintains records, reports, and filing relating to accounts receivable

11.  All other duties as required

 
SKILLS REQUIRED:

1.    Two-year college or technical diploma/certificate in Accounting or related field.

2.    Minimum 3-5 years’ experience, industry experience would be considered an asset.

3.    Knowledge of standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures

4.    Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, as well as the ability to meet critical deadlines in a timely and effective manner.

5.    Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, resolve issues with minimal supervision/guidance and act as subject matter expert.

6.    Strong Microsoft Office skills – Excel, Word, and Outlook.

7.    A high level of personal maturity and excellent inter-personal, listening, and negotiating skills are required for this position. 

8.    A high level of communication, organizational, and computer skills are necessary

9.    Ability to make decisions within prescribed guidelines

10.  Honest, trustworthy, collaborative, and ability to work independently is required. 

11.  Ability to creatively solve problems and maintain confidentiality

12.  Credit Institute of Canada accreditation is considered an asset

13.  An understanding of VTG culture would be considered an asset 


WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Full-time position, salary based on 40 hours per week.
  • Salary Range:  $45,000 - $53,000
  • Hours of work are 7:30am – 4:30pm. Employees are permitted 2-15 minute breaks per 8 hour shift as well as a 1 hour unpaid lunch period.
  • Office environment.

 

We offer Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Annual Loyalty Bonus, Company Uniform including layers and Jacket (job role specific), Safety Footwear Allowance, RRSP and Pension including a Sunlife Financial Advisor, Comprehensive Health, Drug and Dental Coverage, and a number of other Perks and Supplier discount and purchase programs including Esso, Bell, Ford and other Dealer groups, Mark’s Work Warehouse.

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence to:

Steve FretzCorporate Credit Manager

Email: sfretz@visiontruckgroup.com

Fax: 519-621-2356

NO AGENCIES PLEASE