Career Opportunity

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Reports To 

Controller


Position Summary

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist, under the direction of the Controller, will primarily be responsible to ensure that all month-end financial duties and resulting financial reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner. The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist must have knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, tax laws, reporting requirements and the ability to analyze and present numerical data in tables, spreadsheets and forms.


General Responsibilities

  • Receive and review purchase orders, invoices, check requests and/or other related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures, and contractual requirements
  • Match original invoices and requests for payment with internal purchase orders or cheque requests; performs calculations to determine appropriate payment schedules and amounts and make modifications as necessary
  • Code, verify and electronically enters accounts payable data into ledgers
  • Follow up on account statements and other discrepancies regarding payment of accounts and serve as a liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of administrative problems and inquiries
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Reconcile Steelcase accounts on a weekly basis
  • Process and verify employees’ expenses claims
  • Ensure that all month-end financial duties and resulting financial reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible for petty cash
  • Prepare monthly reports and payments on all Provincial taxes and GST
  • Responsible for month end closing
  • Responsible for obtaining WSIB clearance certificates
  • Responsible for obtaining Insurance certificates
  • Responsible for tracking and receiving vendor credit notes and rebates
  • Backup for bank deposit

Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Time Management
  • Communication

Your Skills and Experience

  • Degree or diploma in accounting
  • Five years of experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, tax laws and reporting requirements
  • Ability to analyze and present numerical data in tables, spreadsheets and forms
  • Ability to read, understand, and calculate financial figures such as discounts, interest rates, proportions, percentages, and taxes
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and internal controls
  • Meticulous with numbers
  • Fast accurate data entry
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Ability to work in a high-volume environment
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle

Work Conditions

  • Interaction with both internal/external clients
  • Operation of desktop computer
  • Extended periods of sitting
  • Occasional overtime
  • Working in an office environment

What We Offer

  • Talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn and lead at every point in their career
  • Newly designed offices that offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections and inspire innovative ways of working
  • Competitive salary
  • Flex hours

 

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