Recent and Potential Grads – Accounts Receivable Clerk – Grant Thornton – Various Locations

  • Location: Various Locations
  • Deadline: February 18, 2023

Position Description

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Discover Your Impact
You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone’s friendly and helps each other out? That’s like Grant Thornton. Except here we’re all professionals and there isn’t a mayor or a general store. What we’re trying to say is that we’re a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 2500 people across Canada, and we truly care about our colleagues, our clients and the communities where we work and live. That’s what’s most important to us. We’re building a thriving organization that’s purpose driven and still want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.

Discover what success feels like here
If you’re a bit like us, you’re driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts “we before me”, where flexAbility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back. At Grant Thornton, you’ll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that’s when the magic happens!

Discover your voice within an award-winning culture
Grant Thornton has been recognized by the Great Place To Work Institute for 15 years in a row as one of Canada’s best workplaces We were also recognized as a Great Place to Work in 2020 for Today’s Youth. This is your opportunity to experience what our culture is like for yourself!

We believe flexibility in our way of working is essential to creating a culture and environment that enables our firm to achieve our Purpose to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive.

Discover Your Best Self
Imagine working for an organization that believes in the power of authenticity in everything that we do.  Whether you’re working on a client file, lobster fishing in Nova Scotia or rock-climbing in the Rockies we want you to bring your whole self to work.

You’ll be a part of a team where leadership is shared, and your colleagues at all levels are fiercely committed to your development.  As part of a global organization, with offices in more than 130 countries and across Canada, you’ll have opportunities to connect and learn globally.

As a Accounts Receivable Clerk some of your responsibilities will include: 
• Accurately enter and code invoice payments into the financial systems, reconciling payment to appropriate invoice in a timely and efficient manner
• Correspond in a professionally and courteously to clients and internal stakeholders via telephone or email regarding payment inquiries and to process credit card payments
• Prepare direct deposits, credit card / POS payments, online banking and electronic fund transfers
• Sort and prepare cheques for deposit
• Assist with the depositing of funds in the appropriate bank account
• Update client and payment information in internal databases and applications
• Monitor team shared mailboxes and respond to queries in a timely manner
• Preparation of client statements
• Other duties as assigned and required

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Accounts Receivable Clerk? Like the colour purple? Great. Here’s a few more boxes we’re also hoping you can tick:
• High school diploma at minimum with a university degree and/or college diploma in business considered an asset
• A friendly, positive, and professional attitude dealing with clients and staff, including excellent customer service skills
• Motivated self-starter displaying a willingness to learn and an ability to work both independently as part of a collaborative team
• Strong, clear and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
• Possess intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel in particular)
• Ability to work in a fast paced, high transaction environment while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
• Demonstrated ability to resolve issues in timely, diplomatic and effective manner
• Willingness to roll up your sleeves whenever the need arises
• Available to work Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 6:30pm. Hours may vary (Time change)

Join our team!
To become a member of one of the most dynamic firms in Canada, please submit:
•    Your resume
•    Cover letter
•    A copy of your most recent transcripts

The application deadline is: Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Note: The duration of this role is for a 1 month co-op term

At Grant Thornton we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That’s our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?

If you are selected to move forward in the recruiting process the first step will be for you to complete a digital interview through HireVue.  Digital interviewing is a modern way to interview which sets a level playing field for all candidates.  Simply record your answers to pre-set interview questions from Grant Thornton LLP using your computer and webcam, or your mobile device.  

We are committed to electronically confirming with all applicants when an application has been received and to electronically notify all applicants when positions they have applied to have been filled.



Grant Thornton LLP is committed to employment equity, human rights and respectful workplace principles throughout the life cycle of employment, including at the recruitment and hiring stages. We welcome applications from members of all equity deserving groups, including persons with disabilities, women, racialized and/or Indigenous applicants. Should you require accommodation in relation to the recruitment process, please notify us by emailing and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.