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Credit & Collections Specialist

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

City/State/Province: Surrey, BC, CA, V3S 5J9

Company: Colas




Terus Construction Ltd. is a diversified construction company that delivers road building, earth moving, site preparation, aggregates & ready mix materials and other services throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Terus Construction Ltd. is a subsidiary of ColasCanada Inc., a leading national road builder with subsidiaries in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Terus Construction Ltd. to access unique high technical and major construction projects.

We are currently looking for a Credit & Collections Specialist to join our Finance team at the Terus head office located in Surrey, British Columbia.  The incumbent will be reporting to the Corporate Controller and working directly with head office and the operations team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and monitor customer accounts for Construction & Manufacturing
  • Setup, monitor and assess credit limits
  • Notify management when limits are being exceeded
  • Set guidelines to advise plants to halt sales
  • Documenting daily collections activity
  • Develop standard processes and procedures, form letter and other collection tools across the organization
  • Will assist Corporate Controller with monthly AR collections projections for use in monthly and yearly cash forecasts
  • Research account disputes and billing discrepancies
  • Performing account/payment reconciliations
  • Identifying delinquent accounts or bad debts
  • Will work with our lawyers and collection agencies for payment on delinquent accounts
  • Other projects as assigned by the Corporate Controller



  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Very organized and ability to prioritize.
  • Credit & Collections experience a must.
  • Experience with JDE accounting software an asset.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Able to work well in a fast paced, collaborative and team-based environment.

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.


Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.