Accounting Assistant (Accounts Receivable)

Edmonton Meadows, ALBERTA | 3 months

Job Summary

Edmonton Meadows
City of Edmonton

$56,641 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

Job Description

Accounting Assistant (Accounts Receivable)  
Job Number
: 31274 

Do you have the ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment? Are you able to provide excellent customer service while managing all the customer master data for accounts receivable. This will include the standards, processes, and governance around maintaining the critical data in accounts receivable?

If so, come join us as an Accounting Assistant in the Corporate Accounts Receivable team. You will get to apply your knowledge of accounting principles and practices as part of the Accounts Receivable cycle process. Through performing customer master data analysis to support decision making.


  • Manage, create and update the customer master records in SAP

  • Review, analyze and identify customer master data for accuracy, completeness and consistency

  • Prepare detailed customer data reconciliations and analysis to match, collect, eliminate, consolidate data for quality assurance and control

  • Enter and post notes, changes, and entries in the customer master records, liaising with business areas and keeping them up to date

  • Ensure adequate supporting documentation is collected and maintained

  • Review and analyze customer accounts and respond to customer inquiries and resolve disputes

  • Follow up on missing data/information on customer accounts with business areas

  • Prepare monthly reporting and statistics

  • Assist cross functional teams on billings, collections, month end and year end functions

  • Other Accounts Receivable-related duties as assigned


  • Completion of a recognized accounting certificate

  • 1 year of accounting experience

  • Accounts receivable experience is an asset

  • Knowledge of collection processes for accounts receivable applications

  • Basic knowledge of accounting, administrative procedures and regulations including GAAP, FOIP and GST

  • Demonstrated competency in the use of Microsoft Office, Google Applications and Gmail

  • Basic working knowledge of computer based financial systems like SAP is an asset

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently and accurately under tight deadlines

  • Ability to contribute as a positive team player in a customer focused service environment

  • Strong communication skills, being courteous, positive problem-solving skills and being respectful when administering established policies and practices

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 permanent full-time position

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $28.125 - $35.296 (Hourly); $49,549.220 - $62,182.730 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: JF/JP

Classification Title: Accounting Assistant
Posting Date
: Dec 27, 2017
Closing Date
: Jan. 7, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to)
: 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : CSU 52
: Treasury Management (Financial and Corporate Services)
Work Location(s)
Century Place, 6th Floor, 9803 - 102A Avenue 
 Edmonton T5J 3A3

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