Accounts Payable/accounts Receivable Clerk

November 6 2023
Expected expiry date: December 5 2023
Industries Energy
Categories Account receivables, Accounting clerk, Accounts payable, Bookkeeping
Victoria, BC • Full time

Position: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location: Victoria, BC (100% onsite)

Type: Full-Time/ 40 hours a week 

Compensation: $50,000-$58,000 a year 

Shift Energy Group is Canada’s single source of comprehensive clean energy solutions. Our teams design-build Solar Photovoltaic Systems and Energy Storage Systems for residential and commercial clients.

At Shift, we are looking to attract diverse, kind-hearted, and passionate people in search of a career in the renewables industry. We have an immediate opening for a full-time AP/AR Clerk to join our accounting team based in Victoria, BC.

We are seeking an experienced AP/AR Clerk to join our growing team. The successful candidate will have a background in managing both accounts payable and receivable, with a keen eye for detail and strong organizational skills. As an Accounts Payable/ Receivables Clerk, you assist the AP/ AR Manager in handling accounts payable and receivables invoices, adjusting and issuing credit memos, and processing and monitoring incoming payments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely collection of payments from clients.
  • Coordinate with sales and project management teams to address any discrepancies in client accounts.
  • Maintain organized records of all payments received.
  • Ensure all invoices are paid and filed accordingly.
  • Reconcile cash transactions regularly.
  • Address and resolve any discrepancies in the cash ledger.
  • Ensure accurate computation of charges and refunds.
  • Prepare and mail out invoices promptly.
  • Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.
  • Verify transaction information.
  • Schedule and prepare disbursements.
  • Obtain payment authorization for all outgoing payments.
  • Identify accounts with overdue payments.
  • Implement strategies for efficient collection of delinquent accounts.
  • Assist in other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure smooth financial operations.

Work location:

This position requires on-site work for five (5) days per week at our office at 2657 Wilfert Rd, Victoria, BC. This position does NOT offer remote or hybrid work options.

Working Hours:

40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am- 5 00 pm


 Personal Characteristic:

  • Punctilious
  • Integrity
  • Positive attitude
  • Resiliency
  • Empathy

Professional Abilities and Skills:

Communication, People, Problem-Solving, Organizational, and Technology Skills. 

  • Ability to convey financial details clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients, vendors, and coworkers.
  • Ability to manage and track multiple transactions and financial records simultaneously.
  • Ability to apply basic problem-solving techniques to accounting discrepancies.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and can work efficiently in a fast-paced financial setting.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills with the capability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Takes ownership of tasks and delegates when necessary.
  • Ability to adopt a detailed operational approach to financial processes.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Demonstrated understanding of internal accounting systems with a keen ability to adapt to new financial technology.

Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Proficiency in Financial Software like NetSuite.
  • Familiarity with the Solar Energy Systems and EV Charging industry is a plus.


  • Associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • Educational Background in Accounting, Accounts Payable, or Accounts Receivable.

We offer: 

  • Meaningful Career
  • Salary Range of $50,000-$58,000 a year is commensurate with the candidate's experience level.
  • Company Health and Dental benefits.
  • 2 weeks of annual paid vacation
  • 5 days of annual paid sick leave
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Professional Development fund
  • Company events and social opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • ProPass
  • RRSP
  • Work/life balance
  • Amazing Office Space 
  • Fun work environment 

Check out our work culture on Instagram Reels at @shiftenergygroup

Working at Shift:

Work/life balance is a key driver of success for all employees at Shift and we work closely with employees to ensure this is maintained. The successful candidate is integral to Shifts day to day success and must be up for a challenge and have the drive to help achieve Shift's growth in the renewables industry.

Shift offers a collaborative workplace with regular company events and believes in empowering all team members to grow with the company and be successful in their careers. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter to join a young, dynamic organization with growth and personal development opportunities.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination. We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for open positions.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to our success as an organization, and we are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported.

Shift offers required accommodations in all stages of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please advise us, and we will work with you to meet your needs. For any accommodation during the application process, contact

 Join us to harness the power of the sun for a greener present and future.

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