Weidmuller is a leading manufacturer of electronic and electrical connectivity solutions for the transmission of power, data and control signals in industrial environments.  Weidmuller offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity for career advancement.


Weidmuller is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status. We provide a Drug Free Workplace.




Markham, Ontario Canada



Employment Opportunity - Accounting Assistant/Account Receivable
Markham, ON Canada


Weidmuller is a leading manufacturer of electronic and electrical connectivity solutions for the transmission of power, data and control signals in industrial environments. We currently have an opening at our Markham, Ontario headquarters for a motivated Accounting Assistant/Account Receivable to join our team.


Job Summary:

The Accounting Assistant/Accounts Receivable will join the finance team to support and execute daily accounting functions. The successful candidate analyzes payment history and collects or clears all amounts billed to customers. Performs routine accounting duties, following appropriate procedures to ensure timely and accurate preparation. Reviews and prepares work for entry into the company computer system.


Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform day to day financial tasks, including verifying, classifying, and posting accounts receivable transactions
  • Cleaning up and following up on unapplied cash balances in a timely manner
  • Follow up with customer for payment of outstanding invoices
  • Respond to customer inquires and resolve disputes, investigate variances
  • Monitor all customer account for non-payments or other irregularities
  • Manage and update customer master – review data for accuracy, completeness and consistency
  • Enter manual AR invoices
  • Run month end reports and make them available for month end process
  • Post month-end/adjusting journal entries as required
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Cash application and reconciling of daily cash receipt reports
  • Perform bank reconciliations, monitor daily incoming/disbursement, & report on cash position, exceptions.
  • Assist with AP invoice posting
  • Manage GL Accruals & Prepaid
  • Assist in audits, month/quarter/year-end closings, and internal controls
  • Reception back up as required (answering call, greeting guest, inbound and outbound mail etc.)
  • Other accounting related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ensures thorough familiarity with and actively adheres to all Environmental and Safety and Security Policies and performs their duties in accordance with those policies.
  • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental and security regulations (provincial/federal laws, ISO 9001 etc.) as well as Weidmuller policies and procedures.



  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exemplary organizational skills with an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure with deadlines and adaptable to changing priorities
  • A self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work both in a team environment and independently
  • Detail oriented, keen to learn, driven with a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English (read, write, speak), be comfortable communicating across functions and with different levels. French is an asset.



  • Completion of a recognized accounting certificate
  • Minimum 2 years accounting experience (Accounts receivable, account payable, banking)
  • Knowledge of collection processes for accounts receivable applications
  • Proficient use of MS office applications with advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills
  • Working or prior experience of computer systems like JDE and SAP is a strong asset


Qualified candidates must apply in writing to hrcanada@weidmuller.ca no later than Wednesday, Oct 10th, 2018.


Weidmuller Ltd. 10 Spy Court, Markham, Ontario L3R 5H6
Tel: (905) 475-1507 | Facsimile: (905) 475-2798 (Sales), (905) 475-5855 (Admin)