Accounts Receivable Clerk



The Accounts Receivable Clerk will be a hands-on detail-oriented individual with primary responsibilities for accounts receivable functions: cash flow reporting, Collections, reconciliations, AR management and control. The incumbent will be highly organized and will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. She/He must pay meticulous attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness.


Reporting Structure

Reports to Financial Controller


Duties Include

  • Manage credit application process for new clients
  • Receive and record all bank deposited transactions.
  • Inputs all invoices into QuickBooks in a timely manner, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with bmg/BGO policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile transactions such as accounts receivable, cheques & invoices, into QuickBooks.
  • Post all cash receipts to customer AR accounts and follow up and resolve any payment discrepancies or short payments on a timely basis.
  • Maintain AR subledger by customer with comments on payment and collection activities.
  • Ensure that AR measurable are maintained within targets. Maintain capital expenditure log and binder.
  • Process and administers weekly collections report from QuickBooks to determine overdue accounts that qualify for 30 days, 60 days and 90 days.
  • Provides weekly updates to the Financial Controller on accounts receivable status.
  • Ensure compliance with bmg/BGO and affiliated companies Credit and Collection policy.
  • Bank deposits inhouse and at branch.
  • Prepare various financial reports as requested by the Financial Controller.
  • Provides back up to the Accounting Staff and general accounting duties as required.
  • Performs other duties and/or projects assigned by Financial Controller.


Education, Skills and Experience

  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent
  • Various college-level courses in bookkeeping and accounting
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience working in accounting required.
  • A professional accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA) or working towards would be an asset.
  • Must have QuickBooks experience at an intermediate level.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and applications
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good project management skills and the ability to motivate teams to produce quality work within tight timeframes
  • Computer literate, including effective working knowledge and skills of MS Office software
  • Experience with fully integrated computer operating systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted accounting standards, practices, tax laws, and reporting requirements.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify root causes and resolution of issues.
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization.
  • High attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new software.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills


To apply to this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to