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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Job ID 
NovAtel Inc.
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Permanent Full-Time

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NovAtel is looking for a detail-oriented Accounts Receivable Analyst to join our Finance Group.  In this role, you will report to the Supervisor, General Accounting and will be responsible for the daily Account Receivable and Credit activities. 


NovAtel continuously examines its processes and makes improvements as needed in response to new technologies and changes in its business.  If you are someone that is an advocate for continuous improvement and positive change you will be well suited to this position.


We offer a positive working environment in a great company with prospects for exciting future developments.


As Accounts Receivable Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Enforcing established credit procedures for new and existing customer accounts
  • Monitoring customer accounts and performing collection activities, with the goal of minimizing the company’s credit risk and improving DSO
  • Assessing new customer credit applications and gathering required information for credit approval; recommending appropriate credit limits and terms
  • Supporting internal and external customers’ requests, including audit requests
  • Performing account reconciliations for customers and investigating invoice or payment discrepancies
  • Communicating proactively with internal departments customer payment status, to keep shipments flowing smoothly
  • Providing approval to Order Management department to release shipments and software orders
  • Ensuring strong documentation of and adherence to process and internal controls
  • Assisting with fixed asset and journal entry process when required
  • Other financial analysis related to the position


Must Have:

  • Minimum 3 years related AR, collections and accounting experience
  • Completion of Accounting Certificate or Diploma (at least 2 years)
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, time management, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with a passion for continuous improvement and innovation

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of invoicing processes and invoicing e-portal systems
  • Proficiency in Word and Outlook
  • Experience using Syteline