Accounts Payable Clerk


Recruiting in Motion

Accounts Payable Clerk Ottawa ON

Ref: JOB2122

Our client is an established family run business that has been in the centre of little Italy since 1945. With a history of providing exceptional service and stellar product selection, our client boasts over 100000 square feet of warehouse and retail space geared towards their clientele with over 160,000 different products. Working with over 300 suppliers and vendors, our client has become a familiar name in the Ottawa area that can offer job stability and security to their employee base. Our client has an “owner-in-the-store” policy that they take very seriously. No matter the day, no matter the time, you’ll always find one of their owners on site. The staff are empowered to provide the best solutions to fit any project, budget, and lifestyle. Due to recent growth, our client needs help in expanding their accounting department.


The role of the AR Clerk will be to support the controller with the full cycle of accounts receivable. Working for an entrepreneurial minded organization and a driven Controller, the role of the AR Clerk will be to provide support in setting up new client accounts, posting customer payments to the financial system, and filing. You will have a strong understanding of cash flow statements and a fantastic customer service attitude to assist with collections. You will be the primary contact for customer requests for invoices, payments, and inquiries. Ability and willingness to help with collections and maintain up to date receivables balance is desirable.


The Ideal Candidate will have a diploma in accounting or business administration. You will bring at least a year of Accounts Receivable experience with an understanding of the invoicing and billings process. You will love working with people to solve problems, and working through payment terms and collections status is expected. Working for this fun organization, we are looking for someone who wants to be part of a larger professional family but work with a loyal clientele and savvy leadership team. Strong data entry skills and attention to detail expected.

What will make you stand out:

  • Understanding of SAGE 300
  • Excellent AR experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Client service approach to working with vendors.

If you are available immediately for temporary work and looking to join a cool place to work, we want to hear from you. This role has potential to turn into a permanent role for the right candidate. Please contact us to discuss further and learn more at [email protected] so we can discuss your availability and how you can make a difference within this accounting team.

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