accounts receivable representative, Mississauga

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contact
randstad canada
job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
mississauga, ontario
sector
finance and accounting
job type
temporary
reference number
2193954STFEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Are you a finance professional with previous experience in an accounts receivable or collections environment? Do you have excellent communication and client service skills? Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop within an industry leading organization? If so we have an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Accounts Receivable representative to support our client, a leading Customs Brokerage, in their Mississauga office. In this role you will work full time hours on a 3 month assignment, and earn a rate of $22 per hour. As a Bilingual Accounts Receivable Representative you will be responsible for using a proactive collections approach to manage a high quality portfolio of clients. This will include but not be limited to:

• Handling the timely collection and reconciliation of accounts; including remittances of duties and taxes
• Manage customer accounts within assigned portfolio by engaging in phone calls and/or emails.
• Negotiating payment arrangements as well as building relationships with customers in order to understand their needs and issues
• Monitor and manage shipment hold/notifications; screen within authorized limits
• Enlist the efforts of the Operations team and Senior Management when necessary to accelerate the collection process
• Communicate and follow up within specified timelines with Operations regarding customer disputes
• Analyze unapplied amounts within company specified timelines
• Identify problem accounts and provide recommendations related to recovery
• Maintain compliance with required internal controls and departmental procedures
• Maintain accurate documentation of all collection efforts, and provide updates on collection activity
• Prepare and monitor monthly cash forecast for specific portfolio
• Achieve defined individual and department goals
• Assist with any other duties as required

Advantages
• Gain experience working for an industry leading organization
• Work full time hours on a 4 month assignment with potential for extension
• Earn a competitive rate of $22 per hour
• Mississauga, ON location

Qualifications
• Minimum of 3 years of experience actively working in a fast paced Credit and Collections environment
• Enthusiastic about collections and committed to providing excellent customer service
• Effective business writing and professional communication skills
• High degree of dedication, ownership and initiative
• Ability to work independently and perform in a team environment
• Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize

Tyrone,
Anna

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727

Randstad Professionals Canada
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