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Shannex Incorporated 

Accounts Receivable Coordinator

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.We are searching for an Accounts Receivable Coordinator to join our Finance team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
  • RRSP program (with employer matching)
  • Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About The Opportunity

As the Accounts Receivable Coordinator your responsibilities will consist of:

  • Responsible for the entry of all charges on clients’ account
  • Prepares and mails all client’s billings, monthly
  • Answers all inquiries regarding client’s accounts
  • Monitors aged receivables and collects on all overdue accounts
  • Applies payments to clients’ accounts
  • Prepares EFT payment files for monthly billings
  • Completes monthly billing to Department of Health and Wellness, and quarterly reconciliations of same
  • Completes monthly reporting to Department of Social Development, and quarterly submissions for Special Needs
  • Works with facility Office Administration Coordinators regarding client admissions, collections, billings and supports them in their role
  • Closes A/R and reconciles various GL accounts on a monthly basis

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • Diploma in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Word/Excel software
  • Minimum 2 years prior A/R; collection experience
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Service minded, results oriented, and a clear communicator
  • Team player, able to work collaboratively to achieve results, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of Great Plains and Procura software will be considered an asset
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For 35 years, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, and a home care division of team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.

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