Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant

Finance & Administration Remote, Canada


Position at Absolute Software

Absolute Software is seeking a driven Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant to join our fast-growing Global Accounting Team in North America.

Preference will be given to candidates based in one of our major North American offices (Vancouver, BC, San Jose, CA, Austin, TX, Seattle, WA), but we will also consider remote candidates across North America.

Absolute is a global cyber-security technology company.  We help organizations recover and resume normal operations in the face of security breaches.  Absolute envisions a world where security and IT professionals always retain control over their devices and data.  We’re the first and only company to offer uncompromised visibility and near real-time remediation of security breaches at the source.

Your Career

Our software company is seeking an experienced Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant to oversee the company's accounts receivable process. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate recording of journal entries, following up with customers on overdue balances, and implementing best practices to optimize the accounts receivable process.  This role will report into our Manager, Accounts Payable/Receivable and work alongside one other Senior AR Lead.

Your Impact

  • Help lead the company's accounts receivable process, including the accurate and timely recording of journal entries and collections.
  • Monitor and report on accounts receivable aging, ensuring timely collections and minimizing bad debt.
  • Help develop, implement, and report on key performance indicators for accounts receivable
  • Implement and maintain best practices for the accounts receivable process, including process improvements, customer credit evaluations, and collections policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with customers, responding to inquiries and resolving issues related to billing and collections.
  • Assist with implementation of electronic data interfacing between Netsuite and our banks
  • Assist with migration of customer database from Great Plains to Netsuite
  • Work closely with other departments, including sales, customer service, and finance, to ensure accurate and timely billing and collections processes.

Your Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • At least 4 years of experience in accounts receivable, preferably in a software or technology industry.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices, including GAAP and financial reporting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues related to the accounts receivable process.
  • Ability to work with the accounts receivable and order management teams to achieve cross-departmental goals and objectives.
  • Experience with accounting software, particularly accounts receivable modules.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Why Work For Us:

You’re resilient and passionate about securing the Work from Anywhere era.
So are we.

We’re in search of the best and the brightest – everyone from innovators, sellers and marketers to financers, operators and especially customer relationship managers – we’re looking for top tier talent to help us shape the next decade of security, drive innovation that enables customers with truly disruptive solutions and are dedicated to making a meaningful difference.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with international offices in Victoria – BC, Seattle – WA, San Jose - CA, Boulder - CO, Ankeny – IA, Austin - TX, Reading - UK and Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam, Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) accelerates customers’ shift to work-from-anywhere through the industry’s first self-healing Zero Trust platform, ensuring maximum security and uncompromised productivity. Only Absolute is embedded in more than half a billion devices, offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network access to ensure their cyber resilience tailored for distributed workforces. 

Our vision is to be the world’s most trusted security company – and to empower end users to connect securely and from anywhere, to all the applications they need to collaborate and get their work done, without interruptions and with an optimal network experience. Absolute currently serves approximately 16,000 customers with more than 13 million activated endpoints globally. G2 recognized Absolute as a Leader in the Winter 2022 Endpoint Management and Zero Trust Networking Grid Reports, reflecting our continued customer satisfaction across product lines. To learn more about Absolute, visit our website at or visit our YouTube channel.

Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Absolute Software Inc. is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]