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Manager l, Accounting (Accounts Receivable) (PB442)

by City of London

Reference #: COL00294-1091
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Apr 01, 2021
City of London

Job Description

Summary of Duties


Reports to the Manager II, Accounting. Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Corporate Accounts Receivable Unit within Financial Services.


Work Performed

  • Manages the Corporate Accounts Receivable (A/R) Unit effectively and efficiently. Responsible for ensuring that both centralized and decentralized areas are provided with direction on processes, policies and other mandatory requirements and controls related to A/R.

  • Leads the Corporate A/R staff in fulfilling their vital corporate function while encouraging a culture of problem-solving, innovation and customer service.

  • Regularly reviews and updates A/R system controls, policies and procedures. Prepares and organizes presentations/education sessions to keep City staff informed of A/R policies and procedures.

  • Ensures effective financial controls are in place. Monitors and reports on compliance issues to Manager II, Accounting and/or Director of Financial Services.

  • Participates in the planning and development of A/R process and system enhancements. Conducts related research and recommends systems, procedures, and methodologies to maximize the use of resources.

  • Acts as an advisor to City staff regarding the implementation of changes in A/R related government legislation or guidelines (e.g. sales tax, withholding tax and public sector directives).

  • Ensures the effective administration of the Corporate payments.

  • Liaises with City staff and customers to resolve processing issues and assists with implementing corrections and process enhancements.

  • Develops, implements, and manages short and long-term objectives and plans which are in alignment with corporate goals and strategies; evaluates progress in achieving these plans.

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to pertinent guidelines, regulations and legislation for the respective area.

  • Ensures that A/R information required by City staff and outside agencies related to financial reporting, KPls and for statistical purposes is completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Participates in staff hiring, discipline, promotion and also carries out ongoing performance appraisals for staff within the Corporate Accounts Receivable Unit.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.




University Degree in Public Administration or Business.


Specialized Training & Licenses


   Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:

  • Professional Accounting designation: CMA, CGA, CA

  • Five years related experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in software technology.


Compensation and Other Information


$80,845 to $109,487




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Application Contact Information

Company Name:   City of London
Application URL: Click here to apply online