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A/R Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Saskatoon SK
Posted:2/25/2014
Job Description

Located in Saskatoon SK, the Accounts Receivable Coordinator will support the operation through planning, organizing, controlling and evaluating the activities of the various Divisional administrators.   Reporting to the Western Canada Controller, the Accounts Receivable Coordinator will be positioned as the “go-to” support person for all things related to the Accounts Receivable cycle from sales data entry through to cash receipts from clients.  This includes JD Edwards’s system entry and maintenance relating to work order entry and job maintenance including editing, change orders, and progress billings.  Attaining expert knowledge of Regional and Divisional needs and nuances, the Accounts Receivable Coordinator will document, coach, and support all customer facing administive staff throughout the Western Canada offices, to ensure accuracy and completeness in all transactions flowing through the JD Edwards system.

Duties

  • Assist with planning, directing, and evaluating of invoicing and collections policies, processes, and administration
  • Assist with developing policies and procedures for the Shared Services department to optimize and maintain efficiency and effectiveness
  • Work closely with IT Support services to identify and resolve issues as they arise
  • Act as the liaison between the Regional/Divisional Administrators and Shared Services as it relates to Accounts Receivable
  • Assist the Regional Administrators and Managers to ensure:
  • Timely collection of outstanding accounts receivables (target 45 days)
  • Following up on unbilled work orders to ensure timely expense recognition and proper revenue matching
  • Coach internal customers on interaction with external customers to resolve disputes and billing questions
  • Policies and procedures are followed with regards to Accounts Receivable including corresponding documentation and reporting
  • Act as the JD Edwards advanced user for Regional/Divisional and Shared Services related to Accounts Receivable within Western Canada.
  • Assist the Regional Controller with the credit approval process and monitor to maintain a consistent approval criterion is maintained.
  • Co-ordinate and distribute customer statements and other monthly reports, as required.
  • Perform Accounts Receivable training for new Regional/Divisional Administrators, as required.

Desired Skills & Experience

Requirements

  • Completion of College or University in the field of Business Administration, Accounting, or Commerce
  • 3 - 5 years of order entry, accounts receivable and collections experience required
  • 1 - 3 years’ experience in the Construction industry
  • Accounting diploma or working towards one would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical and/or utility construction industry and associated materials would be preferable
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical equations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with JD Edwards would be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Innovative thinker and proven problem-solving skills with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Team player who inspires confidence

Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada and the United States. ​The company has over 3,000 employees working out of a network of more than 20 offices.
Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2014226992