Administrative Assistant - Accounts Receivable

Location: Hensall

Zone: Ontario

Type: Finance

Posted: 03-30-2021

Expires: 05-31-2021

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Hensall Co-op is seeking a dynamic individual to become an integral member of our team at the Hensall location. The Administrative Assistant – Accounts Receivable is responsible for performing the day-to-day processing accounts receivable transactions to ensure that finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.


What Hensall Co-op has to offer:
  • Group benefits plan (dental, prescriptions, vision, massage, chiropractic, physiotherapy etc.)

  • Pension plan matched by Hensall Co-op

  • Length-of-service awards


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure receivable accounts are maintained and forwarded to appropriate departments for correction and clarification when needed
  • Set up and maintain accurate customer information
  • Provide a personable and professional customer service experience to customers, members and investors
  • Assist with the identification and resolution of customer service complaints at locations as needed
  • Post cheques and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) payments; charge back NSF cheques and other invoices
  • Run Equifax reports for new applicants for review by the Member Services and Credit Manager
  • Run reports and complete month-end duties
  • Assist with daily deposits during the busy period if required
  • Reconcile batch deposits from all locations
  • Ensure accounts receivable statements are printed and prepared for mailing
  • Monitor customers over their credit limit for collection purposes and contact customers for collection of past due amounts
  • PPSA-register and discharge liens and prepare letters to lienholders
  • All other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:


  • Knowledge of accounts and maintaining general ledgers
  • Ability to ensure/maintain confidentiality concerning financial files
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • High level computer skills including ability to operate computerized accounting software and MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Required Qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary education in accounting, finance, or business administration program
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting environment
  • Previous experience in an A/R role is an asset.


To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online portal. 


Hensall Co-op is committed to employment equity and encourages members of the four designated groups to apply. Accommodation will be made upon request.