Markham, ON

ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s accounting team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Accounts Payable Specialist is located in Markham, Ontario and typically reports directly to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

Accounts Payable Specialists ensure timely and accurate posting and payment of accounts payables and general clerical duties such as posting of material transfers, filing, etc. You will have the autonomy to own these responsibilities and ensure that the full A/P cycle is completed each month.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responding to supplier inquiries
  • Accurate posting of invoices
  • Obtaining approval of invoices prior to payment
  • Accurate data entry
  • Ensuring invoices match purchase orders
  • Accounts payable days at 45 days or more
  • Manage all vendor accounts; reconcile vendor statements
  • Complete detailed cost coding of vendor invoices in excel format
  • Review, input and process bill payments on a timely basis
  • Responsible for maintaining a schedule of accounts payable to ensure that bill payments are prioritized for cash flow management
  • Reviews and processes accounts payable transactions accurately and timely, ensuring proper procedures are followed and deadlines are met.
  • Communicates with vendors and internal customers, when necessary, to correct and modify invoices/payments
  • Processes various reports, audits, and/or reconciliations including the creation of adhoc reporting

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • University/College degree in related field including knowledge and understanding of basic accounting concepts


WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3 years of experience in an accounting role
  • JD Edwards knowledge at the entry to intermediate level is preferred
  • Proven ability to accurately handle high volume of transactions, meet deadlines and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment

  • Advanced user of:
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)