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Accounts Payable Specialist, Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights
About the Opportunity  
This Role Includes, But Not Limited To 
  • Charges various organizational expenses to correct account codes, cost centres and projects including correct accounting of prepaid expenses 
  • Performs three-way matching for accurate invoice posting and in line with the organization’s Delegation of Authority policy 
  • Completes monthly vendor account reconciliations and corporate visa credit card reconciliations 
  • Performs monthly accounts payable general ledger to subledger reconciliations 
  • Oversees the Accounts Payable email inbox and uses MS Outlook tools to keep track of resolved, unresolved or incomplete requests 
  • Daily monitoring of the Goods Receipts Reports and resolving issues in a timely manner 
  • Proactively investigates and resolves workflow related discrepancies associated with invoice posting in a timely manner 
  • Proactively collaborates with various business unit managers to resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status and communicate resolution of discrepancies in a timely manner 
  • Develops and maintains an efficient electronic filing system for financial information, records, and documents to ensure easy referencing 
  • Supports the Senior Manager, Accounting during interim and year end audits with timely delivery of all audit requirements 
  • Supports the Accounts Receivable team with any accounts payable requests to process refunds or tax payments. 
  • Review and process employee expense reports, verifying the accuracy and legitimacy of expenses claimed, tax as well as account codes applied 
  • Daily posting of invoices and visa transactions while ensuring correct tax codes are selected 
  • Domestic and international Payment processing on RBC and file uploads in Unit4 (accounting/purchasing software application) through proposal set up 
  • Provides back up support for accounting team members on vacation 
  • Plays a key role in identifying opportunities to bring efficiencies to assigned functions, review, recommend, develop, and implement internal controls and process improvements 
  • Contributes to special projects and ad hoc assignments as required 

About You 

  • Completion of post-secondary education (Degree or Diploma) in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or an equivalent field 
  • 3+ years of work experience in an Accounts Payable function or similar role 
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving around a system’s workflow approval environment 
  • In-depth knowledge of accounts payable principles, accounting standards and industry regulations 
  • Solid experience in account reconciliation and management of various payment methods 
  • Relevant training and/or certification as an Accounts Payable Specialist 
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills 
  • Strong data entry and keen attention to detail skills 
  • Excellent time management and ability to multitask and discern priorities 
  • Possesses effective problem solving and critical thinking skills 
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a cross functional team and strives for positive working relationships; promotes and contributes to a positive work environment 
  • Takes initiative, flexible, open to feedback and takes ownership of work 
  • Strong proficiency in computer applications e.g., MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook, and Teams 
  • Previous experience with Unit 4 accounting system an asset 

Hourly Rate 
$24 - $26/hr 

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 #391557

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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