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Accounts Receivable Analyst in Vancouver at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 3/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Credit Manager, the Accounts Receivable Analyst will be required to assist in the implementation of a new accounting platform, including suggesting and implementing changes in current cash applications and A/R processes and supporting change management.

Working with relevant employees to assist transition to new platform, provide training and gather feedback. Assist in reviewing cash application variances and follow up with internal and external customers. On-going input on creating better policies and procedures. Providing additional assistance to the Treasury Department as required.


  • Participate and assist in roll out of new accounting software. Includes training other staff and suggesting changes to current processes and change management.
  • Manage daily cash application variances and follow up regarding incorrect payments.
  • Assist in reviewing and updating of customer credit files, as well as making recommendations as required.
  • Responding to both internal and external customer inquiries.
  • Review and report on discounts both allowed and disallowed.
  • Develop and prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Collection calls as required.
  • Responsible for reconciling and reporting of customer accounts. Resolving customer issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist in audit requirements as needed.
  • Ability to work extended hours and travel when required.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • 3 + years in accounts receivable and/or accounting.
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline.
  • Enrollment in an accounting or credit program is preferred.
  • Participation and/or managing projects/IT initiatives.
  • Ability to speak Japanese would be an asset.

Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies:

  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in a discreet and professional matter.
  • Knowledge of accounting/accounts receivable procedures.
  • High level of integrity and accountability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent ability to work independently as well as collaborate with other team members.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Experience with AX would be considered an asset