Accounts Payable Coordinator

Accounting & Finance
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on March 7, 2023
Accounts Payable opportunity with a fascinating purpose-based organization doing great things and looking for someone with a lens for process improvement!   Read Full Description

Accounts Payable opportunity with a fascinating purpose-based organization doing great things and looking for someone with a lens for process improvement!  

Who- the Company:
Fascinating public company that is purpose driven working towards therapies and treatments. The company is going through huge growth growing year over year and include a great group of smart, talented, collaborative individuals who are all excited about the transformation the company is undergoing!

What- the Role:
We are seeking an Accounts Payable Associate to join our team. This role will be key in processing high volume invoices for this complex, fast paced organization but more importantly also be involving in leading process improvement and working with various stakeholders and leaders in the organization.
The Accounts Payable professional will be responsible for a full-cycle accounts payable process, various reconciliations, expense processing, vendor communications as well as supporting AP process improvements projects and initiatives. This role will also be responsible for filing/e-filing documents as well as other administrative tasks.

Working with a lovely team and this is a key role is supporting this function for the company as it continues to improve and evolve. Swim can provide a more detailed list of responsibilities upon your application.

Who- the Candidate:
The successful candidate will have a passion for accounts payable and building process. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, hybrid work environment and brings a positive and calm demeanor with their service-oriented approach.


  • Minimum 3 years of accounts payable work experience in a high-volume environment.

  • Highly proficient in accurate data entry and diligent in reviewing own work.

  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), maintaining a courteous, businesslike manner when interfacing with outside contacts and other employees.

  • Ability to handle a high volume of transactions while adhering to internal control policies.

  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software an asset.

  • General knowledge of accounting principles an asset.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and ability to learn new systems quickly. 

  • Larger and public company experience is highly preferred but not necessary.

What- the Culture:
Purpose driven organization with many bright minds all working towards a great cause! Very cool culture in neuroscience.

Metro-Vancouver. This role is hybrid 2 days in office.

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with experience and skills plus a generous bonus, stock options which is rare in AP! Additionally, this role will be eligible for very competitive health & dental benefits, and more. Please discuss further with SWIM!

When & How to Apply:
This search is moving quickly! If you are interested in this unique role, I’d love to discuss with you further! 

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