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(Posted - Friday May 11, 2018)
The Administrative Assistant-Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk is directly
responsible for performing data entry and related duties in posting accounts
receivable transactions. This includes maintaining ledgers, credit balances,
and resolving account irregularities. The Administrative Assistant-A/R Clerk
will also administer claims, refunds, adjustments, and any other accounting
transactions related to A/R functions. This position involves diplomatic
interaction with customers to provide billing information and support in
order to facilitate swift payment of invoices due to the organization.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Administration or Finance Department to

maintain collection goals and general A/R performance levels;

  • Receive and fill out receipts for third party payments, whether by cash,

cheque and other forms of payment;

  • Post and reconcile customer payments to general ledgers;
  • Review all credit balances, refunds, and adjustments, and apply adjustments

and/or corrections to billing records;

  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate

to the organization and its customers;

  • Advise customers on A/R policies and procedures for payments;
  • Make arrangements for payment of outstanding and late accounts; escalate

transfer to delinquent accounts;

  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions.
  • Send out monthly statements to customers;
  • Perform other administrative duties within Seven Generations Education


  • Assist in other areas of finance, when required..


  • Accounting diploma or working towards accounting degree or diploma and

five (5) years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
experience, preferred;

  • Five (5) years’ direct experience in an A/R capacity;
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, financial records;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically excel and word;
  • Experience in gathering data, compiling the proper information, and

preparing financial reports;

  • Able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations;
  • Basic knowledge of accounting systems/software (Sage 300-AccPac),

budgets, and internal controls.
LOCATION: Fort Frances
SALARY: To be negotiated
Applications must include a cover letter, current resume, including three
(3) employment related references; one (1) of which must be from a current
or recent supervisor. Please submit by 12:00 p.m. on Friday May 25, 2018 to
the attention of:
Personnel Committee
Seven Generations Education Institute
P.O. Box 297, 1455 Idylwild Drive
Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 3M6
Fax#: (807) 274-8761 or E-mail:
For a complete job description contact:
Michelle Allan - Director of Human Resources.
We would like to thank everyone for their application but only those
individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodation in
the recruitment process is available upon request for applicants with