Accounts Receivable/Receptionist


Mississauga (J&J Display Sales Limited)


We are seeking a dynamic individual who embraces a multi-tasked role of solid Accounts Receivable experience and being the face of an organization as our Receptionist to customers. If you are interested in joining a growing organization where you strive to provide a welcoming experience for each visitor, process payments and diligently follow-up delinquent accounts we’d like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate would have several years of experience in accounts receivable as well as greeting visitors to the building that would contribute to the continued vibrancy and stability of the organization.

This is a full-time, permanent position.


The incumbent will work in a high volume environment to process payment in a timely and professional manner while also greeting each visitor in a warm and friendly manner to direct to the appropriate person.


  • -  Enter daily cash receipts in ERP system

  • -  Monitor receivables, ensure timely collection and provide regular updates on accounts

  • -  Analyze delinquent accounts and prepare reports on higher risk accounts, escalating those that require resolution to the Finance team

  • -  Prepare daily cash position report

  • -  Responsible for cash management including banking transactions, making bank deposits and preparing respective slips

  • -  Review AR aging and reconciliation with general ledger

  • -   Invoice review and filing

  • -  Provide copies of customer statements and invoices/credit notes as required

  • -  Process, balance and reconcile credit card payments

  • -  Greet and direct customers/visitors to appropriate staff

  • -  Operate a central multi-line telephone system by using professional telephone etiquette, screening calls, asking questions to determine customer needs, and routing inquiries to appropriate staff

  • -  Administration of faxes by receiving same, reviewing and distributing to appropriate staff

  • -  Daily mailing of office correspondence using Francotyp postage machine and monitoring usage of postage requesting replenishments as required

  • -  Order office supplies as required

  • -  Maintaining a customer pick up folder, receiving payment of invoice and supplying change if required, and directing customers to customer pick up area



  • -  Proven success in collections with effective follow up skills and a pro-active nature

  • -  Strong understanding of accounting principles, posting adjustments, reconciliations, assist in audits, year-end closings and internal control

  • -  Firm grasp of ERP systems at a high proficiency level or demonstrated ability to learn new technology quickly

  • -  Very detail oriented with a keen eye for accuracy

  • -  Taking ownership for high degree of organization of files and documents

  • -  Overall management of cash receipts

  • -  Comprehension of credit reports to determine whether customers qualify for credit terms

  • -  Strong ability to work as a member of the Accounting Team and other departments (including sales, shipping, logistics, customer service) and willingness to be a driving force in the success of the team

  • -  Positive attitude and team-focused outlook



  • -  Ability to read, interpret drawings and layouts

  • -  Product knowledge of various acrylics and plastics

  • -  Mechanical and machinery background

  • -  Set-up and operating experience

  • -  Outstanding fabrication abilities with various types of acrylics

  • -  Good time-management and follow-up skills, including, the ability to effectively balance quantity and quality of output

  • -  Good written and verbal communication skills

  • -  Excellent problem-solving skills

  • -  Ability to work with minimal supervision, planning, scheduling and organizing work orders within established deadlines

  • -  Handling multiple priorities with strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment



  • -  A very professional manner with a minimum 3 years demonstrated commitment to full A/R cycle as well as all associated accounting principles

  • -  Firm approach to managing and minimizing collections

  • -  Comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization

  • -  Superior time-management and follow-up skills, including, the ability to effectively balance quantity and quality of output

  • -  Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office and ERP systems

  • -  Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve collection issues and confirm payment in a timely fashion

  • -  Must have own vehicle

  • -  Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • -  Ability to prioritize and multi task conflicting deadlines

  • -  Consistently building exceptional rapport with every interaction both on the phone and with all personnel


Please apply by November 10, 2017

Please apply to: jobs@shelftalkers.com


Job Location:

  • -  Mississauga, ON


Required education:

  • - Diploma/Certificate in relevant area of study or equivalent years of experience


Required experience:

  • -  3+ years in Accounts Receivable and 1+ year at Reception


Required language: English, French is an Asset


Work Expectations: 40 hours per week


Working for Shelf Talkers Manufacturing Inc

As a leader for over 30 years supporting the Canadian retail industry, we specialize in customizing design, layout and installation for cash counters, shelving and POP merchandising solutions, on time and on budget. With our diverse product line, we can meet all your retail store display needs. An entrepreneurial minded organization where you’ll be given support and room to develop your own strategies with a high energy team that comes to feel more like family. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, then we might be the place for you.


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