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Title:  A/R & Credit Specialist

Location: 

Waterloo, ON, CA, N2V 1C6

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Are you looking for an opportunity to help launch your career in finance and/or accounting?  We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team and be a part of the excitement and growth at The Descartes Systems Group Inc.!

 

This opportunity is ideal for an individual who is seeking professional experience, is enthusiastic about the prospect of working at a growing company with a global focus, and who has a keen interest in learning and developing as a Finance professional.  We are seeking an assertive, adaptable individual with a proven record of delivering results under pressure, who will thrive as both a team player and as an individual contributor. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Daily processing, reconciliation and filing of cash receipts.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly customer invoices.
  • Collection and reconciliation of customer accounts.
  • Ad-hoc reporting or other billing-related tasks as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma with a concentration on accounting/finance.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Technical aptitude to learn new technologies.
  • Proven leadership and assertiveness.
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Focused attention to detail.

 

Additional assets include:

 

  • Experience using SAP or similar accounting software.
  • Comfortable using a variety of billing software applications.
  • Previous experience working in a multi-currency environment.
  • Previous billing experience would be a significant asset.

 

LOCATION 

 

Waterloo, Ontario

 

OFFER

 

We offer a flexible and casual work environment, as well as mentorship and on-the-job training to support your personal growth. You will have an opportunity to contribute new ideas and we welcome your fresh perspective.

 

Descartes is committed to equity and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, colour, ancestry, age, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, citizenship, ethnic origin, family or marital status. If you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process or would like a copy of this job posting in an accessible format, please contact Human Resources at jobsna@descartes.com or 1-800-419-8495.

 


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