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Accounts Receivable / Billing Clerk

Why choose Argus

Argus is an automated control systems pioneer with over thirty years of leadership and innovation in control technology. We were among the first to use computers for integrating the control of greenhouse environments and irrigation systems.

 

WHAT MAKES WORKING AT ARGUS AWESOME:

  • Great culture and awesome people
  • Casual and fun office environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Benefits & Pension Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational assistance

 

Job Description:

 

Position Title: Accounts Receivable / Billing Clerk

Department: Accounting

Job Type: Full-time

 

Job Summary:

The Accounts Receivable/Billing Clerk reports to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for all day-to-day Accounts Receivable functions including generating invoices, processing payments and deposits, collections on overdue accounts, managing customer credits, as well as recommending improvements to internal processes. As a key member of the Accounting team, this role interact regularly with all the departments and assist the other members within the growing team at Argus.

Reports to: Accounting Manager

 

Duties:

  • Prepare invoices on a daily basis and manage backorders such as parts, site visits or subscription software renewals
  • Set up and maintain customer accounts in accounting system
  • Ensure collection of overdue or delinquent accounts
  • Manage the collection of prepayments or deposits that may be required in coordination with the payment schedule and project timeline
  • Manage service event orders, invoice returned or non-returned parts
  • Record incoming payments, prepare and post batch deposit, and make bank deposits; and monitor bank for incoming Wire Transfer/EFT payments
  • Process credit card payments and terminal deposits
  • Ensure credit policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines
  • Obtain relevant credit information such as a D&B report, bank reference and trade references to support credit check
  • Assist month end and year end procedure
  • Assist with other projects as assigned

 

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • Position is full-time (40hrs/week); Monday-Friday.

 

Employment Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years related experience in Accounts Receivable, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Post-secondary education in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Proficient in data entry with good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional manner
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel