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Employment Opportunity – Accounts Receivable Clerk

The deadline to apply is September 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm.
August 30, 2022

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Employment Opportunity - Accounts Receivable Clerk
Posting Details
Job Title
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Corporate Services
171 Fourth Avenue, Cochrane, ON
Immediate Supervisor
Deputy Treasurer
Rate of Pay
Per Collective Agreement LOCAL 71, CLC (2021: $27.17-$28.46)
As per the Collective Agreement
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Position Status
Permanent Full-time
Application Deadline
September 16, 2022 before 2:00 pm
Job Description

Reporting to the Deputy Treasurer, this role will be responsible for all billing, collection, and customer service needs of the municipality. Examples of fees include airport, landfill, childcare, cemetery, licence, as well as setting up receivables for government funding, lease agreements, and any other receivable account as required to achieve departmental objectives. Other responsibilities include coordinating cemetery activities and licences (marriage, taxi, lottery), ensuring compliance of policies and HST/GST guidelines, sharing reception duties, filing, performing reconciliations, and other tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Completion of post-secondary education in business administration, accounting, or other related field or an equivalency in years of experience and education may be considered. Experience may include accounts receivable, accounting, or other relevant experience.
  • Maintain a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference
  • Possesses a valid Ontario class G driver’s license and access to a
  • A minimum of 2 years in accounts receivable, accounting, or other relevant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) at the intermediate
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages, French and English, is a definite asset
  • Exhibit solid communication and relationship building skills; excellent interpersonal/relationship
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and time management
  • Strong ability to research, analyze information and make
  • Proven analytical and decision-making skills to identify solutions to non-routine problems of a sometimes-complex nature based on factual data.
  • Ability to act independently within own area and effectively plan, coordinate, prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to respect the confidentiality of information and exercise tact and
  • Ability to analyze general ledger account postings and prepare account reconciliations including required journal entries
Requirements & Responsibilities

For more information about this position, please see the Accounts Receivable Clerk Job Description.  The job description is also available at the Municipal Office, 171 Fourth Avenue, Cochrane, Ontario during normal office hours.

Additional Details

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to hr@cochraneontario.com by 2:00 p.m., local time, on September 16, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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