Accounts Receivable Specialist - 14 month contract at BuildDirect
Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
As a Master of Details, you are able to manage all A/R tasks to perfection. You love to problem solve and enjoy the art of reconciliation. You are an experienced Accounting Specialist who is ready to take on the Accounts Receivable function with enthusiasm and you always find ways to make processes more efficient and effective. You can always be counted on to follow-through.

BuildDirect's A/R Specialist will ensure accounts are current, billings are accurate, and monthly deadlines are met. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, you will also work with internal and external departments to resolve billing discrepancies. You will have the opportunity to grow in a fast-paced working environment, develop your skills, and have fun along the way with a tight-knit Finance Team.


- Reconcile payments received to sales report
- Record receipt of payments in accounting system
- Verify accuracy of warehousing charges and input to accounting system for payment
- Generate invoices for warehousing, logistics, and ad hoc services
- Respond to supplier and internal inquiries
- Communicate with warehouse/Inventory team to resolve billing discrepancies
- Prepare and send statements of outstanding invoices to suppliers
- Monitor and follow-up on delinquent accounts
- Conduct credit checks on all customers, establish and manage limits
- Work closely with Accounts Payable team to coordinate supplier payments
- Monitor credit card transactions to flag potential fraud
- Respond to chargebacks
- Issue customer refunds
- Reconcile accounts receivable accounts
- Assist with other projects as necessary

Expected Outcomes:

- Ensure monthly deadlines are met
- Consistent monitor of accounts to keep them current
- Take initiative in the development and continuous improvement of processes and procedures
- Take ownership of work to see that issues are resolved

Desired Skills & Experience:

- 3+ years experience in an A/R Role
- Strong communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
- Strong entrepreneurial spirit
- High attention to detail
- Problem-solver
- Proven success working both individually and as part of a team
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Experience in NetSuite an asset