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Danaher Corporation Accounts Receivable Associate in London, Ontario

New customer account initiation. Performs collections of delinquent accounts by contacting customers via phone, email, & fax. Fields incoming calls from customers and sales representatives. Resolves issues with incorrect billing amounts and purchase orders. Minimizes financial risk to the organization by assessing and advising on the creditworthiness of prospective and existing customers.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review customer billings in line with signed contracts, including preparing documents and progress billings. Ensure that invoices adhere to contract details and that any approved change orders are accurately reflected in billings.

  • Prepare final customer invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including lien releases and all applicable backup needed for approval.

  • Bill customers timely, for all retainage invoices, when projects reach completion.

  • Reconcile during and at the end of each project as well as change orders and cost discrepancies so that project can be closed timely. Obtain approvals, close projects and archive project files.

  • Assess and pursue opportunities for streamlining of client billing; communicate observations with management and take action.

  • Contact customers monthly, to confirm that all required information has been received for prompt and timely payment. Work with the project manager to correct payment application deficiencies and work with the customer to secure timely payment within terms.

  • Support the accounting team with variance reporting, develop Excel spreadsheets and other ad hoc projects as needed.

  • Manage conditional and unconditional lien waivers

  • Analyze contracts and subsequent contract change orders to determine the final invoice value to be invoiced.

  • Create Progress billings using the Percentage of Completion Method and invoice the customer for each completed portion of multi-phased projects.

  • Must be comfortable contacting customers by phone to discuss delinquent accounts.

  • Establish an AR Collection plan to accomplish the Company’s overall goal.

  • Experience in Construction Contract Administration is valued.

Qualifications

  • A college degree in accounting/business administration is desired, but equivalent experience in these fields will be considered.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years previous experience, preferably in construction.

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, communicating with all levels within an organization.

  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in MS Office applications.

  • Hands-on experience with billing and project accounting.

  • Strong organization, problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong teamwork ethic and the ability to effectively work with different personality traits.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ensuring the precision and integrity of data.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, working both independently and in a team setting.

Is this You?

You are a passionate self-starter who is interested in a challenging, results-driven position. You have a desire to join a fast-growing, customer-focused company making big waves in the water space. You enjoy helping people, people like and trust you, and you thrive in a team environment. Dive In - Have Impact.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture! These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values!

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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