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Accounts Payable Team Lead (Closed)

Job Highlights
Direct Hire

About the Opportunity

  • Provide training and development to the Accounts Payable team
  • Lead the team to be the trust worthy advisors for internal clients
  • Help monitor team members’ success and reinforce team cohesion
  • Monitor incoming inquiries and ensuring all inquiries are addressed and resolved in a timely fashion
  • Review and approve payment runs and check registers before acquiring final approvals
  • Become the owner of all Accounts Payable responsibilities
  • Lead the team to complete special projects
  • Identify opportunities to convert cheque payment methods to electronic methods
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement process improvements and new technology to drive efficiencies through the streamlining and automating of processes and procedures
  • Document and maintain policies and procedures for Accounts Payable;
  • Act as a backup for other roles within the finance team as needed
  • Use analytical skills and judgment to solve problems and deal with complex issues that require in-depth assessment
  • Ensure proper controls, safeguards and segregation of duties are in place
  • Review and analyze month-end reconciliations and vendor statements and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Support forecasting, budgeting, and year-end activities
  • Provide assistance to others during absences as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

About You
  • Post-secondary education in accounting related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in an accounts payable role, professional services experience is considered an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated team leadership, including performance management
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Experience with Thomson Reuter 3E is an asset
  • Experience with AMEX @ Work is an asset
  • Experience with SAP Concur, ChromeRiver, Ariba or similar AP solutions is an asset
  • Excellent client service skills required to build and maintain client relationships
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Discretion, confidentiality and attention to detail are essential
  • A team player who takes initiative and works well independently
  • Solid written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent client service and ability to anticipate client needs

Salary Range
$80,000 - $85,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #387357.

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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