Sofina Foods Inc.

  • Accounts Receivable Assistant

    Job Locations CA
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 3:10 PM)
    ID
    2018-2026
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Status
    Full Time Temporary
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Job Industry
    Food Processing and Production
  • Job Description

    Accounts Receivable Assistant- Montreal (15 months' contract)

    Position Summary:

     

    Reporting to the Manager, Accounts Receivable & Trade Spend, the Accounts Receivable Assistant is responsible for maintaining accurate, up-to-date customer accounts through payment application, discrepancy resolution and effective communication.

     

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Prepare deposits, applying payments to customer accounts in a timely manner with a high attention to detail. Ensure all applications reconcile accurately to the bank account.
    • Investigate and resolve payment discrepancies, gaining appropriate authorization for necessary adjustments, including, but not limited to credit memos, trade spend deductions and non-compliance charges.
    • Actively collect on overdue payments using various methods such as customer statements, phone calls, submitting claims through customer online portals, placing accounts on hold and / or into formal collections, while keeping the Manager informed of challenges, recommendations and next steps on a weekly basis.
    • Professionally resolve issues for and respond to internal and external customer inquiries to develop and maintain strong customer relationships with a high level of integrity.
    • Ensure all related documentation is filed accurately and timely for internal customer use and external audit requirements.

    Requirements:

    • Completion of a University Degree or College Diploma is preferred;
    • At least 2 years of related Accounts Receivable experience;
    • An effective communicator who is a team player with strong organization and time management skills
    • Experience with MS office applications (Excel, Word and Outlook).

     

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