Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk-Fall 2021

Barrie, ON Seasonal

Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk

*** This position is a youth employment strategy position funded by Canada Summer Jobs and is for applicants ages 16 - 30 only. 

*** It is anticipated that this will be a mostly work-from-home position due to Covid-19 guidelines etc., with the option of using the Barrie main office as an option if available and when Covid-19 guidelines permit.

Note:  You need to answer the "pre-interview" questions before submitting, or you will get an email asking you to complete them. Also note that emails regarding this position come from a "Get Hired" account, and may be delivered to your spam folder.

As the Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk, you will work with, support, and report to the Finance Manager at OMCI. Your work will be key in recording and maintaining accurate records of financial transactions. This position may be a part time or full time position, and the successful applicant should be able to accommodate flexible hours.


  • Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain up-to-date billing system, customer files, and records

    • Generate and send out (or receive) invoices

    • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments, following established procedures

    • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines

    • Perform account reconciliations

    • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities

    • Research and resolve payment discrepancies

    • Process receipts, cash, credit card payments, and adjustments

    • Collect and analyze data and prepare monthly metrics

    • Maintain confidentiality of organizational and financial information 

    • Track expenses and process expense reports 

    • Assemble, review, and verify invoices and check requests

    • Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or prices

    • Enter and upload invoices while tracking vendor/ project files in QuickBooks

    • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

    • Provide support documentation for audits, assisting with month-end closing

    • Maintain accurate historical records 

    Education and Experience:

    • Must be a current student of, or have completed degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance or related field

    • Experience in accounts payable/receivable or accounting role would be an asset

    • Excellent computer skills and strong knowledge of MS Office and Excel

    • Strong math and critical thinking skills

    • Experience using Quickbooks Online is a preference

     

    Key Skills and Competencies:

    • A positive personality who adapts well to changes and learns quickly

    • Forward thinker and loves to set personal goals and challenge themselves

    • High accuracy and attention to detail

    • Organized individual with the ability to track and monitor finances on a daily basis

    • Excited to take the knowledge and training they have gained and put it to use it in a real world setting

    • Ability to work independently, and also collaboratively with others to accomplish organizational goals


Additional Notes

The OMCI team seeks individuals who enjoy collaboration, creativity, learning new skills, and engaging with the artists, and the community. This position may involve working some evenings and weekends as needed for special events and items needed on an urgent basis.  Membership is not required to participate in the competition for this position, and no preference is given to existing members in our ranking process, however, upon acceptance of an employment contract, all employees are required to join the co-operative.  

You are welcome to complete co-op work terms or school assignments through your participation in this program.  We ask that any photos, documents or other content that you may need for your report/presentation be cleared through one of the corporate officers to ensure we are meeting our responsibilities to all employees, members, and volunteers.

*** RETURNING STAFF are encouraged to add a cover letter file detailing their growth since last season, why they would like to return, and what they hope to get out of the program if selected for 2021.

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