Collections Specialist - Mississauga

Mississauga (ON) On-site Only
Opportunity Number: 2070881
ManufacturingFinance & Accounting
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
ASAPTuesday, May 10, 2022
Job Description

Our client in the Manufacturing sector is looking for a Collections Specialist to join their team for a 7-8 week contract. This position is on-site located in Mississauga. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 2-3 years experience. Apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review daily shipments to ensure the appropriate customers are on hold or released according to their credit risk based on past due invoices and credit limit availability
  • Request customer payment on outstanding invoices to ensure payments are received within established credit terms; receive postdated cheques from customer if appropriate
  • Review daily overdue report and contact customers with outstanding payments to be made
  • Manage accounts receivable aging to achieve specified targets
  • Manage short payments and/or deductions on customer accounts
  • Update appropriate departments on sales orders that are being released or remaining on hold in order to advise customer
  • Respond to customer inquiries on a variety of matters including account adjustments, establishing payment schedules, cheque information
  • Responsible to open new customer accounts and assign an initial credit limit; review credit application terms and trade references prior to opening account
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • 2-3 years’ experience in credit and collections
  • Interacts professionally and build rapport
  • Ability to give strong attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Able to adapt well to change
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
Nice to have:

  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting considered an asset
  • Experience in the manufacturing/distribution industry an asset

Please note: This position does require candidates to be ON SITE.

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2070881

Similar Jobs

Financial Officer - FI-2 Equivalent



 One to two weeks

Payroll Assistant - Remote / Hybrid



 One to two weeks

Senior Portfolio Accountant Ottawa



 One to two weeks