Job posting closes: Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:00pm (MST)
An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.
The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.
This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.
Supervisor, Accounts Receivable
Job Code: 250 Department: Financial Services
The incumbent performs a range of intermediate financial accounting activities in a timely and accurate manner.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare, maintain, monitor, post, organize, evaluate and supervise revenue collection accounting transactions in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls. Make recommendations for operational improvements and efficiencies.
Supervise and provide leadership in all human resource areas including recruitment, training and performance management.
Participate in complex revenue collection matters including investigation, problem solving, dispute resolution and recommending a solution within acceptable limits provided for under legislation, practices and procedures.
Prepare and distribute invoices in accordance with various approved bylaws including fees and charges.
Enforce financial controls by monitoring, analyzing and confirming revenue collection data.
Research, compile statistics and prepare reports including year-end reports.
Prepare, monitor, track, process and reconcile accounts receivable accounts and licence renewals in accordance with various fees and bylaws.
Prepare, verify, track, monitor, process and reconcile account receivable accounts collection and preparing written notification and collection on delinquent receivables. This may include: Tax liens and distress warrants; Payment in lieu for both Federal and Yukon Governments’ property tax accounts; Small claims action; Non-sufficient funds; Write-off accounts; etc.
Oversee and maintain revenue collection system software, prepare journal entries and reconcile various general ledger accounts.
Provide input into Bylaws in area of responsibility.
Act as Controller as assigned.
Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
Other related duties.
This position contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
Majority of the work is performed under normal office conditions.
Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
2 year post-secondary Business Administration or Accounting diploma.
5 years previous related experience including 2 years at a supervisory level and 1 year on the job training.
Knowledge of collection procedures from a legal perspective.
Proven skills working with computerized financial systems software.
Ability to work and maintain accuracy under pressure, attention to details and meet critical deadlines.
Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment with little supervision.
Strong client service orientation and good interpersonal skills.
Good organizational, project management, research and multi-tasking skills.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Examples of Equipment to Operate:
General office equipment with the ability to operate ERP software programs, spreadsheets, electronic mail, word processing, etc.
Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City’s online Applicant system via www.whitehorse.ca/careers. Instructions on applications are provided at https://www.whitehorse.ca/departments/human-resources/how-to-apply. If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at HR@whitehorse.ca.
To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume.
Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process.
At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.