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Accounts Payable Clerk - 2 Month Contract to Permanent (Closed)

Job Highlights

The Accounts Payable Clerk is directly responsible for performing data entry and related duties in disbursing non-payroll accounts payable to individuals, suppliers, corporations, and other entities. This includes maintaining ledgers, credit balances, and account irregularities. The Accounts Payable Clerk will also ensure the timely and accurate processing of payment documents such as purchase orders, travel reimbursements, stipends, and any other accounting transactions related to Accounts Payable management. This position involves diplomatic interaction to provide billing information and support in order to facilitate daily bank reconciliations.

About the Opportunity

  • Collaborate with the Controller and/or Accounts Payable Supervisor to maintain collection goals and general Accounts Payable performance levels
  • Obtain approval for disbursements and ensure that expenditures do not exceed the available cash
  • Prepare and fill out payments to third parties, whether by cash, check, credit, and other forms of payment
  • Audits purchase requests for materials, supplies, equipment, and other collateral; verifies that orders are charged to the proper accounts
  • Post and reconcile company payments to general ledgers
  • Review bills to the company for potential errors and/or discrepancies
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions
  • Post Accounts Payable data to profit/loss reports, balance sheets, income statements, and other documentation
  • Review all credit balances, refunds, and adjustments, and apply adjustments and/or corrections to corporate billing records
  • Balance daily Accounts Payable batches; prepare and distribute payment reports and statistics to key personnel
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the organization and its business partners
  • Form payment strategies to make timely Accounts Payable payments and mitigate supplier objections
  • Work with vendors to troubleshoot discrepancies by obtaining statement of account and reconciling vendor accounts
  • Other duties as required by the business

About You

  • 2+ years direct experience in an Accounts Payable capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Strong knowledge of payment regulations and fair credit practices
  • Possess a high level of moral judgment for handling confidential information and monetary transactions
  • Experience in gathering data, compiling the proper information, and preparing financial reports
  • Able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations
  • Strong diplomatic, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills in order to handle late payments and delinquent accounts
  • Basic knowledge of accounting systems, budgets, and internal controls
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Pay Rate

$18 - $21/hour

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 #25720.

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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