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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Accounting, Finance, Professional ServicesOther Pay - DOE


Ref ID: 05070-9500386229

Classification: Accounts Payable

Compensation: DOE

A well established management services firm, in the Brantford area, is looking for an A/P Clerk. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for timely reviewing and processing of payables within a customer service oriented team environment. The Accounts Payable Clerk will use tools and databases to query, analyze, report, and deliver timely and actionable information to aid the department in driving service and efficiency. The Analyst will perform a variety of duties with multiple priorities requiring the ability to complete each process accurately and to achieve deadlines. This position works within an accounting team and is able to step in where needed for the greatest overall team success.


Knowledge and Skills: • General understanding of economic and accounting principles and practices. • Critical thinking and reasoning abilities to identify issues as they arise. Ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problem solving. Ability to weigh relative costs and benefits of potential actions and to choose the most appropriate option. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail. • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment. •Strong organizational skills and ability to get things done. Must be detail oriented and maintain a high level or accuracy. Ability to change and quickly learn new skills, including technology and computer systems. •Effective decision-making skills, good written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in Excel, and similar desktop applications. Requirements : •Work effectively utilizing multiple systems including A/P systems, ERP systems, etc. Must work effectively in a paperless environment. •Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders working with purchasing and receiving departments as needed. Configures workflow as needed for automated approval/coding going forward. •Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routing internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating resolution to stakeholders. Verify accuracy of entries made. Complete check/payment cycles to pay vendors in accordance with company policy and vendor payment terms. Handle special check requests as needed. • Create and maintain spreadsheets for complex bills. Reconcile vendor statements. Maintain vendor relations through timely phone calls and research as needed. • Education and Experience: Three to five years' experience coding invoices, developing and maintaining vendor relationships, and obtaining invoice approvals. One to three years' experience handling check runs, creating spreadsheets for billing purposes, and coordinating travel and seminar arrangements. •Experience in a paperless environment with electronic workflow. Up to one year experience batching invoices and checking work. High School diploma or equivalent; 2 year Associates degree in Accounting preferred

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