Accounts Receivable Clerks process, apply, and manage payments received and also provide other clerical support for businesses and organizations throughout Canada. They are always in demand, especially if they have superior skills and experience.

The Job

Work realities:
Accounts Receivable Clerks process incoming payments received for goods and services and collect outstanding debt. They may also back up accounts payable clerks and assist with many other clerical duties as part of their job.

Accounts Receivable Clerks code and enter incoming payments, verify that they are complete or paid to terms, issue credits, and arrange for payment of past due accounts. They provide additional clerical support within their department or to the company as a whole.

Future possibilities:
Accounts Receivable Clerks can reach supervisory or management status with experience or aspire to other jobs requiring good communication and technical skills.


Accounts Receivable Clerk positions require strong computer skills, good math skills, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

Required Skills and Training

Accounts Receivable Clerks can fill many jobs with only a high school diploma.

To obtain higher-paying jobs with more responsibility, Accounts Receivable Clerks need experience and higher education.

Skills and Certifications:
Accounts Receivable Clerks are bondable and able to excel in the use of accounting software and general office software. Fluency in both French and English is an asset.


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