Accounting Assistant - AR

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    Richmond, Canada

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    Jim Huynh

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for an Accounting Assistant for a large manufacturing company with geographically dispersed operations. Our client is an ever growing player in their industry and offers an excellent opportunity for a career oriented accountant with a "can do" attitude. While the role will be focused on accounts receivable, this person will be expected to assist the accounting team with period end tasks.


  • Prepares deposit slips and processes customer payments in different ERP systems
  • Reconciles customer statements, liaises with customers to investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Ensures customer deductions are duly authorized by plant and sales personnel before processing
  • Generates detail and summary customer aging reports, follows up on past due amounts and immediately notifies the assistant controller on delinquent accounts.
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Post journal entries and update schedules


  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Accounting

  • Enrollment in the CPA program is an asset

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an AR role

  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly

  • Familiarity with JD Edwards package is an asset

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.