Accounting Clerk - Raw Materials & Accounts Receivable

West Coast Reduction Ltd. is searching for an Accounting Clerk to join our Vancouver Head Office team. Using innovative thinking, progressive processes, and modern facilities, WCRL’s 6 plant locations recycle inedible food by-products and create finished products such as protein meals and fats which are then sold to customers worldwide. As an integral part of a sustainable local food chain, rendering keeps energy in the system by creating high value products from materials that would be otherwise sent to land fill or compost. We deliver raw material containers to suppliers, ship products globally and offer storage, shipping, refining and blending services through a terminal located at the Port Metro Vancouver. Learn more at www.wcrl.com.

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for data entry and reconciliation of accounting entries for our raw material division - 85% of this position's work will involve input of raw material accounting transactions into our ERP system and 15% of responsibilities related to Accounts Receivable.

This position reports to the Corporate Controller, and is a full-time, permanent opportunity.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Daily processing of various WCRL Division’s Raw Material Scale data while ensuring accuracy and correcting data discrepancies as needed

  • Compare daily scale tickets against route history noting any discrepancies and investigating inconsistencies

  • Accurately process and record transactions

  • Process, verify, and post receipts for goods sold or services rendered

  • Investigate account discrepancies

  • Maintain detailed records regarding payments and account statuses

  • Obtain information from other departments to ensure records are accurate and that accounts receivable ledgers and journals are up to date

  • Perform administrative and clerical tasks, such as data entry, preparing invoices, sending bill reminders, filing paperwork, and contacting clients to discuss their accounts

  • Maintain both Canadian & US dollar petty cash funds

  • Provide back-up support to other members of the Accounting & Finance Team as necessary

  • Assist with general office administrative duties (filing, corporate mail outs, organizing, etc.) to various departments as needed 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Graduate from a recognized post-secondary certificate or diploma program in the fields of Accounting, Commerce or a related area of study is an asset

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in an administrative or accounting support role required

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Competency using Microsoft Office Suite products, Enterprise Resource Planning System sand Document Management Systems required

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, with excellent communication skills

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR RESUME BY EMAIL TO CAREERS@WCRL.COM OR VIA THE LINK BELOW.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.