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Office Staff Accounting

Ottawa, ON, K2B 6M9, Canada
March 09, 2020

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Extensive experience in managing accounts receivable/credit including an excellent track record in controlling delinquency rates while maintaining positive customer relations. Additional background in general accounting and office procedures. Skilled in handling heavy workloads, initiating decisions and resolving problems. Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to work independently and on a team. Exceptional ability to foster and maintain positive relationships with others.

Key qualifications include:

Over 40 years of experience working in the accounting field

Able to handle confidential information with discretion

Extensive experience working with Microsoft, Excel, Platinum for Windows, Platinum Plus

Excellent multitasking skills,problem solver, ambitious, well-organized

Experience working with the Mitel Super Console switchboard

Vast knowledge of airline accounting software


Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist 2017

Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group Oseg

August 2019

Working with Great Plains Software

Daily credit card reconciliation

OSEG settlement report

Credit card settlement -equerry

Pivot Table

Create invoicing ( AMEX, MC, VISA, Interac,cash)

Processing of ticket payments in appropriate seasons (cheques)

Sponsorship/ Premium seating payments in FINANCE season

FINANCE- Sponsorship payments credit card/ premium seating/suites

19FIT - Audra's program -EFT payments processed on 15th of each month

19LANPASS- special promotion

Season ticket payments: postdated cheques/EFTs at the beginning of the month

Credit card chargebacks

Details:mistgateway. Com

PAC: Credit card settlement history report

Batch Report




Administration Clerk

Olde Forge Community Resource Centre 2017-2018

General bookkeeping duties

Updating posts in accounting software logs

General office duties


Olde Forge Community Resource Centre 2017-2018

Light housekeeping in private homes

Account Receivable Clerk

First Air, Ottawa, Ontario 2016

From August – September 2016

Marketing and Sales

Working with airline software Sabre

Inputting new customer accounts

Processing all incoming payments


Account Receivable Clerk

First Air, Ottawa, Ontario 1997-2015

Process credit card payments and refunds

Import manual invoices

Post passenger invoices

Post cargo invoices

Process cash receipts such as cheques, bank wire transfers and credit card payments

Process contra accounts

Process non – A/R payments

Process manual payroll cheques

Journal entries of credit card payments and refunds

Balance monthly A/R reports

Filing A/R and A/P invoices

Effective in the handling A/R collection accounts

Proficient in Sage, Platinum Plus, Platinum For Windows and Skyline

Account Receivable Clerk

H. Fine & Sons Ltd. /Summit Foods Distributors Inc. Ottawa, Ontario 1975-1996

Responsible for all cash COD and charge accounts

Opened all new credit accounts and preformed reference checks

Preformed account management duties

Verified, applied and balanced all receivable payments

Monitored accounts and flagged aging receivables

Conducted credit inquires with banks and the credit bureau when payment status changed

Initiated up to 40 phone call daily to resolve outstanding receivables

Inquiring as to a reason for outstanding payment

Arranging payment and warning of legal action when required

Resolved NSF cheque problems

Handled all account reconciliations

Reconciled incomplete or incorrect payments


Account Receivable Clerk (cont’d)

H. Fine & Sons Ltd. /Summit Foods Distributors Inc. Ottawa, Ontario 1975-1996

Issued credits or arranged additional payments as required

Processed all receivable adjustments

Prepared credit reports for Credit manager

Prepared monthly receivable status reports

Issued credit reports for new customers as requested

Verified drivers trip reports and balanced cash receipts

Checked in and balanced each drivers cash at end of shift

Listed all purchases made via cash register

Prepared all online bank deposits

Maintained records of all petty cash transactions by drivers, warehouse and office staff

Issued petty cash funds

Trained new employees

Coordinated replenishment of office and warehouse supplies

Handled filing and inter-office mail


Various Computer Application Courses

First Air 1997-2015

Various Computer Application Courses

Career Blazers Learning Centre 1996-1997

Introduction to Keyboarding

Glebe High School 1996

Creative Writing

Carleton University 1985

Courses in Accounting, Computer Programming, Management and Communications

Algonquin College 1980 - 1984

Studies in Journalism

Carleton University School of Journalism 1976-1977


Former Treasurer and Communications Chairperson

Guyana Ottawa Association

Temporal Board Member

Knox Presbyterian Church

Have travelled extensively; enjoy reading and creative writing.


Available upon request

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