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Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk

Thorold, ON, Canada Req #85
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
CAA Niagara serves over 138,000 members in the Niagara Region and employs 170 people within its five offices in Grimsby, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Thorold and Welland. CAA Niagara is part of a federation of eight membership clubs serving over 6 million members through 140 offices across Canada. CAA clubs continue to build on the trust earned over one hundred years; continually growing the suite of relevant products and services provided to members. The suite of products and services includes: roadside assistance, insurance, travel, rewards and public affairs 

CAA Niagara is looking for an Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk, for a one-year contract
. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk will assist with the general operations of our Finance department. This individual will handle a variety of accounting tasks, supporting the Finance team and our employees. This individual will be responsible for the accounts receivable and payable function.  

Above all else, we are looking for candidates who value what we value: Teamwork, Service Excellence, Respect, Inclusivity and Integrity.  

This individual must also possess the following qualifications: 
  • A solid understanding of basic accounting principles, specifically accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Intermediate data entry skills with proven experience in Microsoft Excel
  • The ability to creatively problem solve and search for solutions to problems that may arise
  • Skilled multi-tasking skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: in person, on the phone, or by email
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines 
  • Prepare work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting documents and related information
  • Pay invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing payments and obtaining authorizations of payments
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions
  • Maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls
  • Assemble, review and verify invoices
  • Reconcile accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Produce and reconcile monthly reports, and maintain confidentiality of organizational information
  • Process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Maintain working vendor relationships, resolve invoice discrepancies, and other matters
  • Sort, and file vendor invoices and supporting back-up information
  • Provide cash receipts for incoming cheques, and prepare bank deposits
  • Other duties as assigned
If you're interested, please apply below. We are looking forward to reading your application!

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Thorold, ON, Canada