Hayward Industries

  • Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Job Locations CA-ON-Oakville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products Canada Inc. is a leading manufacturer of swimming pool equipment. For over 90 years, we've been helping pool owners enjoy the pleasures of pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, technologically advanced pool equipment worldwide.


    As part of our growth strategy, we are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team in a temporary to permanent position, as a Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist in Oakville.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    • Analyze information received from credit applications and credit reporting agencies and recommend credit limits.
    • Set up all new accounts in the system with all the proper credit lines, terms, programs, etc.
    • Review customer accounts and update all credit lines on an ongoing basis.
    • Respond to all credit reference inquiries.
    • Maintain master name and address list and update all changes in the system.
    • Prepare seasonal customer statements.
    • Review and analyze accounts receivable aging to assist with cash projections.
    • Monitor receivables, making frequent collection calls (via phone, email and formal collection letter) to follow-up on status of unpaid invoices. Negotiate, document and arrange payment schedules to mitigate write-offs. 
    • Investigate and resolve all payment discrepancies.
    • Review all credits issued, adjusting A/R when needed.
    • Reconcile customer accounts, working with customers and customer service to resolve any discrepancies.
    • Process credit card payments
    • Maintain various department worksheets and reconciliations.
    • Prepare month end miscellaneous deposits, coding payments to GL accounts.
    • Prepare a variety of month end reporting.
    • Assist the finance department with month end and year end requirements.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates.



    • Accounting diploma/degree is required.
    • Must be bilingual (French & English)
    • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts receivable and general ledger systems and procedures;
    • Ability to design and adhere to corporate policies, procedures and internal controls.
    • Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Office environment and AS400 (preferred).
    • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal.
    • Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team.
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.


    If you feel you would be a great fit for this position please submit your resume by responding to this posting.


    We appreciate all applicants who submit a resume, however please note that only the applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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