Competition Details

Accounts Payable Clerk
$22.46 - $26.01
Friday, August 4, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017 (midnight)


We require two qualified individuals to join the Accounts Payable department: One full-time support staff replacement position, One full-time Appendix D contract Aug 2017-Aug 2018


• Verifying and inputting invoices and cheque requisitions accurately and in a timely manner

• Checking prices, taxes, receiving, account numbers, extensions and approvals

• Investigating, determining and resolving accounts payable problems

• Following up with the parties involved regarding unpaid invoices and lost payments; invoices with no purchase order or receiving, expediting receipt of credits as well as investigation of old statements showing balances outstanding

• Acting as backup to the Accounts Payable Specialist coordinating and prioritizing work within the department; dealing with inquiries and critical issues

• Initiating and processing cheque runs in Canadian and US currency

• Initiating and processing electronic funds transfers both electronically through our own bank and manually through Western Union

• Acting as backup for other Accounts Payable clerk which involves the same duties as above but with more and unfamiliar suppliers

• Filing processed invoices

• Maintaining fixed asset binders which involves creating Excel spreadsheets and finding appropriate backup

• Liaising with Purchasing department staff regarding changes in the Purchase Order process may include suggesting improvements and evaluating suggestions from purchasing regarding method of processing through Accounts Payable

• Providing switchboard relief, once a week, or as needed  


• Three year diploma/degree in Accounting at an Ontario College Diploma Level.

• Some work experience (including co-op) in accounting is preferred

• Of critical importance is accuracy, accounting knowledge and an understanding of HST rules

• Ability to organize and schedule work to process a large volume of invoices and meet deadlines

• Effective interpersonal skills to deal tactfully with all levels of College staff and suppliers

• High level of accuracy when entering data or performing mathematical calculations


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