Accounting Assistant (Accounts Receivable)

Edmonton Meadows, ALBERTA | 9 months
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Job Summary

Edmonton Meadows
City of Edmonton

Job Description

Accounting Assistant (Accounts Receivable)  up to 11 months
Job Number
: 31337 

Do you have the ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment? Are you able to provide excellent customer service in the billing and collection of outstanding 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 to complete the Accounts Receivable cycle process and perform customer account reconciliations.

  • Produce customer invoices and statements

  • Check /review the completeness/accuracy of a variety of financial records and documents including invoices, credit memos, payment remittance documents, customer statements and reports

  • Prepare detailed customer account reconciliations including charges, adjustments, mail returns, payments, NSF cheques, and refunds

  • Post billing information, adjustments, and journal entries to customer and related Business Area accounts

  • Ensure adequate supporting documentation is collected and maintained

  • Review and analyze customer accounts and respond to customer inquiries and resolve disputed invoices

  • Follow up on collection of delinquent customer accounts provide customer status reports to operating business areas

  • Recommend bad debt write-offs

  • Assist in preparing year-end accounts receivable statements


  • 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 would be considered 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

  • Applicants may be tested

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 

Up to 1 temporary full-time position for up to 11 months

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

Salary: $28.125 - $35.296 (Hourly)

Recruitment Consultant: JF/JP

Classification Title: Accounting Assistant
Posting Date
: Dec 14, 2017
Closing Date
: Dec. 21, 2017 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to)
: 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
: Treasury Management (Financial and Corporate Services)
Work Location(s)
Chancery Hall, 6th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square 
 Edmonton T5J 2C3

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