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Accounts Payable

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid – Downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on May 22, 2024
Great opportunity for a junior Accounts Payable to join an organization that has won several Top Employer awards and is recognized for having a values-based culture that promotes teamwork, innovation, and ongoing professional development. Read Full Description

Great opportunity for a junior Accounts Payable to join an organization that has won several Top Employer awards and is recognized for having a values-based culture that promotes teamwork, innovation, and ongoing professional development.

Who – the Company:
Our client is a reputable regulatory body with tens of thousands of members – individuals and businesses. The organization monitors the membership to ensure ethnical standards and policies are being complied with, and to provide support and consultancy to members.
 

What – the Role:

Reporting to the Manager, Accounting Operations, the Accounts Payable is responsible for the day-to day processing of invoices, expense reports, disbursements and refunds. This role would be great for someone seeking a stable role and good work life balance.

Accounts Payable Processing:

  • Facilitate receipt of invoices and obtain appropriate approvals and coding;
  • Prepare the distribution breakdown by department for administrative invoices;
  • Process member refunds;
  • Review all expense claims in detail for compliance with the Financial Policies & Procedures Manual;
  • Address queries from staff and vendors;
  • Review and post Senior Accounts Payable accounts payable batches;
  • Review and post PD financial accounts payable batches;
  • Ensure vendor records are maintained and up to date;
  • Keep Accounts Payable filing up to date;

Disbursements

  • Run invoice and aged payables report to prioritize invoices/expenses to be paid;
  • Process cheques and obtain signatories;
  • Initiate and run EFT batches;
  • Organize and prepare the EFT cover sheet and obtain signatures from authorized signatories;
  • Ensure the EFT file is transferred appropriately by an authorized person;
  • Petty cash disbursements to internal staff;

Period End Closing Procedures

  • Prepare and record journal entries (prepaid, accruals, adjustments);
  • Follow up with staff regarding accruals and GL coding;
  • Reconcile working papers to balance sheet accounts;
  • Enter receipts and credit notes into the accounting system;
  • Prepare GST rebates;
  • Prepare annual T4A tax receipts;

 

Who – the Candidate:

We are looking for an Accounts Payable professional who is self-motivated and able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment.
 

  • Post-Secondary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business, Administration or a related discipline, or equivalent experience;
  • Three (1) to five (2) years of Accounts Payable or equivalent experience required;
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Office, in particular MS Excel and MS SharePoint;
  • Proficiency with MS Great Plains software highly preferred;
  • Adept at managing multiple competing priorities, with the ability to multi-task effectively;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written;
  • Meticulous attention to detail, refined organizational and time management skills.

 

Where:

Our client is headquartered right in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. You will have the opportunity to work up to 60% from home.

 

How Much:

Annual salary in the range of $41,000-$49,000 and benefits in-line with candidate’s experience, qualifications, and skills. Please discuss further with SWIM!
 

When & How to Apply:

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

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