Accounts Payable

Accounting & Finance
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on January 13, 2023

Great opportunity with one of Canada’s most beloved and long-standing restaurant brands. Friendly and supportive corporate culture. The Accounts Payable Clerk will report into a wonderful boss! Headquartered in downtown Vancouver. Opportunity for career development. Hybrid flexibility after in-office training is complete.

Who- the Company:
Headquartered in Vancouver, our client is one of the most reputable restaurant brands in Canada, with several high-profile restaurants in major cities across the country.  They are known for providing exceptional service, extremely yummy and well-made food & beverages, and a beautiful, charming atmosphere. The first restaurant opened over 50 years ago, and this business has an impressive history and very loyal customers.   

What- the Role:
On behalf of our Client, SWIM is seeking a new Accounts Payable Clerk who will be responsible for all aspects of the accounts payables process for the various Canadian restaurants.  The AP Clerk will use the company’s accounting system as well as Excel. On average the AP Clerk will be entering 300 invoices per restaurant per month- invoices for food, liquor, administrative expenses, and other ad hoc costs. Working on a finance team with the CFO, Controller, AP Supervisor, etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description.

Who- the Candidate:   
We are seeking people who are team players who love providing excellent customer service, as offering an exceptional experience is what this brand is all about! Candidates will have a minimum of 1 year and ideally 2+ years relevant work experience in AP, as well as relevant education pertaining to accounting.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues at the corporate office and at the restaurants

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and an accounting system such as AccPac, QuickBooks, Sage, or Adagio is required. Familiarity with inventory systems (particularly food & beverage) is a significant asset.

  • Experience working for a restaurant (in a service or kitchen capacity, or in a corporate role) is a plus! We are looking for candidates who are passionate about the exciting and ever-changing restaurant industry.

  • Self-motivation, willingness to learn, and able to work independently

This company is headquartered in Downtown Vancouver in an iconic building, close to rapid transit and lots of amenities. Nice office space with a friendly atmosphere. Once the AP Clerk is fully trained up and at the company’s discretion, the AP Clerk can work from home 1-2 days a week.  

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss further with SWIM. In addition to salary, employees receive:

  • good health & dental benefits

  • an employer-paid RRSP matching program

  • eligibility for a small discretionary bonus

  • professional development support

  • great discounts at the restaurants.

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 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. Thank you!