Accounts Receivable Coordinator (ACC002O)
Employee Status: Regular
Bargaining Unit: Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
Pay Range: 29.85 - 37.81
Location: 20 Bay Street
Closing Date: 07-Jun-2021
Start Rate (Non-negotiable): $29.85 per hour
Training Rate (Non-negotiable): $29.85 per hour
Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.
We embody our values in everything that we do. We Serve with Passion, Think Forward, and Play as a Team. If you can relate, we want to hear from you!
Our Accounting Office is seeking an Accounts Receivable Coordinator who, with the supervision of the Chief Accountant, will administer effective and efficient corporate accounts receivable operations according to established policies and procedures
What will I be doing?
Perform day to day processing of financial transactions to ensure the AR module of the ERP financial information system are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manners.
Collaborate with the AR and General Leger Officer and Chief Accountant to maintain AR collection goals and KPI’s.
Communicate with internal and external stakeholders and Finance staff to complete job duties.
Prepare and issue invoices based on approved Recovery Advice per request of business units and distribute the completed invoices to the customers on a timely basis.
Prepare and reconcile daily bank deposits, post customer payments to the AR and general ledger subject to review and approval by the supervisor or designate.
Review credit balances, refunds and adjustments, and apply corrections to the corporate Accounts Receivable billing records
Ensure confidentiality and privacy of financial records as related to the organization and its customers
Investigate collection problems and advise customers on Metrolinx corporate Accounts Receivable policies and procedures.
Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions.
Verify discrepancies by liaising with internal business units and contacting customers directly and resolve clients’ billing issues.
Prepare notification to overdue customers’ invoices by sending bill reminders and take appropriate collection actions to ensure timely Accounts Receivable payments.
Maintain up to date customer files and file numbers in the information system.
Maintain Accounts Receivable filing system.
Generate reports detailing accounts receivable status, including but not limited to Accounts Receivable Aging report.
Assist in other duties as directed and as required
What skills and qualifications do I need?
Minimum of 4 years direct experience in an Accounts Receivable capacity.
Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations.
Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post and manage accounting and financial records in an enterprise computer system.
Demonstrated ability to interact with customers with diplomacy, to negotiate, resolve conflict in handling of late/delinquent accounts.
Positive team attitude and strong work ethics.
Ability to plan, prioritize and execute with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate effective both verbally and in writing.
Customer service orientation and negotiation skills.
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Days of Work
20 Bay Street, Toronto
Mon. – Fri.
8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Sat. – Sun.
Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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