ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.Location: ALS Group, North VancouverReports to: Corporate Controller, Canada & USAType:14 Month ContractAbout the Position:This position is responsible for assisting with Accounts Receivable functions for the ALS Group in North America.Specific ResponsibilitiesSending out credit application forms to new clients, checking credit references, and forwarding completed applications and references to Manager for approval;Contacting clients regarding overdue accounts and follows up to ensure payments have been made;Ensuring timely collections of outstanding receivables;Posting payments to client accounts as required;Processing month-end statements and mail out;Arranging pre-payment accounts;Maintaining credit card spreadsheets;Observing established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;Performing other duties as assigned by department manager/supervisor.Physical Demands:Ability to stand and/or sit for up to 8 hours per day; Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks such as keyboarding.About You:The ideal candidate would have:Minimum of 1 year of accounts receivable or collections experience preferred;Completed courses towards an Accounting certification preferred;1-3 years’ experience on the telephone preferred. Telephone collections are a plus.You would also be:Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;A High level of diligence and attention to detail;Computer literacy using Excel spreadsheets;Knowledge of computerized accounting system;A strong ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines with multiple priorities;Flexibility and the ability to assist in other areas of the Finance department;Ability to accurately follow instructions;A positive, team-player attitude with a strong work ethic; Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal). Looking for further details?Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than October 26, 2018;We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALSbut only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;For the employee referral bonus program, this position is eligible for a LevelA bonus award.ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.