Receivables Associate

Location: Strathroy, Ontario

Founded in 1986, The Sansin Corporation is a global leader in environmentally friendly wood protection, focused on creating the best performing, most beautiful water-borne wood finishes in the world.

Reporting to the Controller, the Receivables Associate will be responsible for managing the accounts receivable process. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a fast-paced environment, be meticulous and precise in their work, and will have experience with accounting software and Microsoft Excel. 

Job Duties:

  • Manage the accounts receivable process to ensure prompt customer payments and minimize bad debt risk
  • Review customer orders entered into the accounting system for correctness
  • Act as a back-up for entering orders into the accounting system
  • Preparing and updating internal and external reports with accuracy and proficiency
  • Maintain process documentation, performance metrics, and lead improvements in the process.
  • Process and record all customer payments
  • Communicate with the customer, including negotiation of disputes and collection of overdue accounts
  • Maintain customer credit records, both internal and external.
  • Prepare annual credit review for all customers
  • Participate in credit process and credit customer accounts when instructed
  • Perform weekly A/R reviews and keep on top of collections
  • Assess if orders should be released if customer is delinquent or over prescribed credit limit
  • Perform credit checks on potential new accounts
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Minimum 3 years working in a similar role and environment
  • Ability to effectively negotiate during receivables collection activities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and Sage 50 Accounting, or similar accounting software.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills. 
  • Data entry accuracy and speed
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

We look forward to developing our team with the addition of individuals capable of filling the following positions. Resumes can be faxed or mailed to the contact information listed below. Please indicate position being applied for in the subject of the e-mail or fax.

The Sansin Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
Fax: 519-245-4759