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Accountant - Accounts Payable

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North York
Direct Hire

About the Opportunity

  • The Accountant – Accounts Payable support a variety of activities including invoice entry, payment run processing, assisting members and vendors with inquiries, as well as assisting with the day to-day general accounting functions of the Federation. The Accountant – Accounts Payable will be responsible for processing and ensuring the accuracy of invoices for all Federation departments, in accordance with the policies of OSSTF/FEESO and applicable Canadian standards. The incumbent reports directly to the Financial Controller, Operational Services Division
  • Code, enter and process invoices through AP automation system Beanworks
  • Export and synchronize approved invoices and expense vouchers from AP automation tool into accounting software. Reconcile exported batch from AP automation tool to AP subledger in accounting software.
  • Print cheques, process EFT through accounting software and Cash Management Online CMO
  • Compile and analyze general ledger details and account balances to assist Financial Controller and/or CFO in year end budget preparation
  • Prepare and maintain of prepayment schedules, multiyear contracts, and provide reports to Financial Controller and/or CFO as requested
  • Prepare vendors’, using accounting database and excel analytical skills, such as “vlookup”, “if”, “sumif”, “iferror”, date functions, pivot table, etc
  • Assisting accounting team during and after OSSTF/FEESO strike actions. This may include but not limited to collecting and verifying members’ personal information, helping to print strike cheque, subsequent benefits and pension top ups reimbursement
  • Perform clerical duties, such as updating vendor database, word processing, maintaining filing and record systems
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other related and applicable legislation
  • Correspond with vendors, members, respond to inquiries, and maintain vendor files
  • Provide supporting documentation and accounting schedules from accounting software for audits
  • Track letters, invoices, payments, and statements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Financial Controller and/or Senior Management

About You

  • Completion of a two (2) year certificate or diploma in accounting at community college level or four (4) year apprenticeship program or equivalent study
  • Minimum three (3) years experience with full cycle Accounts Payable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Standards GAAP
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite and advanced Excel expertise
  • Experience in Sage 300 and Sage 50 is an asset
  • Requires close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to utilize time management, set priorities to meet tight deadlines
  • Understanding of and commitment to confidentiality



How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #339376

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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Accountant - Accounts Payable

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