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Accounts Payable Clerk - 3 Months to Permanent (Closed)

Job Highlights

About The Opportunity 

  • Invoice and Payment Processing: 90% of position responsibility 
  • Acts as the primary AP contact ensuring payables processes are in compliance with corporate policies and procedures 
  • Completes three-way match for items purchased with a PO and processes variance according to the Company’s authorization matrix 
  • Codes all invoices and expenses with appropriate general ledger account numbers, paying close attention to prepaid, accrued and capitalized expenses 
  • Prepares and processes checks, wires and ACH’s within multiple banking platforms and currencies 
  • Performs supplier setup, maintenance and account reconciliations, including resolving issues and following up with suppliers and service providers in a timely manner 
  • Processes employee expense reports approvals using Concur Expense platform 
  • Reconciles operational credit cards and vendor statements weekly 
  • Preparer of monthly and quarterly Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax returns 
  • Responsible for fixed asset maintenance and depreciation calculations 
  • Prepares weekly cash requirements report and maintains prepaid expenses 
  • Maintains payables filing system and files accounting correspondence and other records 
  • Key player in the preparation of monthly reporting package includes journal entries, various account reconciliations 
  • Provides monthly and quarterly analysis and reporting support to management team 
  • Envisions and seizes opportunities to create efficiencies in day to day accounting process 
  • Assists receivable and cash application if needed 
  • Assists Vendor Management in ensuring vendor data is up to date and accurate 
  • Completes Sox compliance and external audit requests and ensures processing drives efficient audit testing 
  • Completes special projects and/or ad hoc reporting as assigned 

About You  

  • A bachelor’s degree or a diploma in Accounting or Business Administration or any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Accounts Payable required 
  • Previous public company experience preferred 
  • Must possess attention to details with high accuracy and consistency in data entry 
  • Extremely flexible with strong work ethic 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to take on initiatives and adapts well to changes at workplace 
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload, multi-task, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines 
  • 3 to 5 years of professional accounting experience (Experience working within a public reporting company is an asset) 
  • Must have ERP system software experience and a high level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and v-look up) 
  • Positive, hard-working and team player attitude required at all times 

Pay Rate 

up to $27/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 #333882.   

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.